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

NB All Minutes are now on Facebook---http://www.lochmaben.org.uk/