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Overview of Scheme Two Application

We hope you all had a very nice and relaxing Christmas. We have put together this post to give you an idea of the new plans and to encourage you to object to the increased number of apartments, blocks and … Continue reading

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Have a Great Christmas – see you in a few days

Wishing all of you a lovely day and a good relax (plus mincepies, lots of old repeats on TV and a glass or three of wine). We’re taking a day or two off but will be back very soon with … Continue reading

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Mountgrange Meets Minister: Demands Trump Treatment

In June, we put in a FOI request to ask what meetings the Scottish Government have had with members of the Craighouse Partnership. Despite the fact it should take them 20 days in law, over 4 months later the Scottish … Continue reading

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Autumn Litter-pick: Local Community Turn Out to Clear Up Craighouse Site

At our last meeting we decided to undertake various fundraising and maintenance measures in addition to the development of our  positive forward community plan. So on a brisk Oct Sunday morning, nearly 40 members of the local community turned out … Continue reading

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Calls for Entrance Barricade to be Removed as Emergency Services Unable to gain Proper Access

We were very disturbed to hear that on Mon 16th Sept a number of emergency vehicles – including the ambulance service – were unable to gain entry to the site – eventually having to climb into the site and break … Continue reading

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Give Your Community a Bigger Voice – Community Councils looking for new members – apply by the 23rd Sept

Anyone who cares about our communities – please consider standing for the community councils – they are open for new members and the closing date is the 23rd Sept at 4 pm. Applying is easy – details below. If we … Continue reading

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Summer at Craighouse – Pictures Sent in of the Site, the Wildlife and a Wonderful Hat

People have been sending us some great pictures so we thought we would put a blogpost together of some of them. First off is the cracking picture of Matthew in his very cool hat enjoying the meadow. His father, Mark, … Continue reading

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Bats at Craighouse – The Movie

We’ve been talking about our video of bats at Craighouse and finally managed to get it ready for your viewing pleasure. Don’t expect David Attenborough standards, but we are quite chuffed with this as it’s not at all easy to … Continue reading

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Flowering Meadows, Bees and Boarded up Buildings: Don’t Let them Put You Off Accessing the Site

Craighouse is looking beautiful in the sun and there were lots of children out enjoying the site yesterday – racing through the grass. One family stopped to tell me how much they are loving “the meadow” – how fun it … Continue reading

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Why are Areas Used by Protected Species at Craighouse having Nature Designation Removed?

In light of the Council trying to de-designate large sections of the site in the New Local Plan , one of our members, Tana Collins, has been researching an important protected animal at Craighouse that is protected in the UK … Continue reading

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