Lochmaben & District Community Initiative

Lochmaben and District Community Initiative was formed in 2001 as a result of a number of local groups deciding that a single organisation would have a better chance of improving community facilities and raising funds.

Achievements to date include the following:

  • New ATM with disabled access installed
  • More car parking spaces created at Lochmaben cemetery
  • New path created at the Castle Loch
  • New seats and interpretation boards at the Castle, Kirk and Mill Lochs.
  • lochmaben.org.uk website created in 2004
  • New gates and path improvements for the Mill Loch
  • Fringed water lily control project for the Mill Loch 2006 -2012
  • Town Trail leaflet
  • Annandale Way development of 55 mile long distance footpath
  • Lochmaben Flyer--leaflet publicising Lochmaben's attractions in places outwith the Burgh
  • New Notice Board at Town Hall
  • Local Walks leaflets
  • Refurbishment of the Disabled Pier at the Car Park on the A709
  • Lead organisation for Day of the Region 2013 event 4-6 October & Day of the Region 2014 event 12-13 September
  • Lochmaben Voices--recording the recollections of Lochmaben residents of all ages re life now and in the past.

Current Projects

  • Spring & Autumn Newsletters to all Lochmaben residents
  • Website--volunteers required to look after specific areas of the site
  • Tourist potential for Lochmaben through distribution of Lochmaben Flyers
  • Annandale Way--on-going upkeep and maintenance of the local stretch
  • Biannual meetings of Community Groups
  • Encouragement of development of Youth Activities
  • Updating of the Burgh Brochure

The committee would welcome any one who would be interested to help pursue the projects to join them.

Lochmaben and District Community Initiative News