Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is home to almost 16,000 people. Living and working in the scenic splendour of an ever changing landscape. A landscape that supports community life and creates a unique community landscape that takes us from Benmore in the Cowal peninsula to Tyndrum at the very North of the Park.
The changing nature of the Park supports community development in a number of ways from realising the value of cultural and built heritage to harnessing the resources in the environment for community gain.
Rural life can also be challenging and our communities are constantly working to overcome some of the challenges they face. Transport, recreation facilities, community enhancement, housing and employment are just some of the issues faced within the Park.
Here we will look at some of the activities going on around the Park and how the Community Partnership, through the development of community action plans, is helping support community life in the Park.
The communities of Arrochar & Tarbet and Luss & Arden are going to be given the opportunity to be a part of a community hydro scheme. Local residents and renewable energy supporters nationwide will have the option of purchasing a stake in the scheme, from £250 to £100,000. The 123kw… Read more »
Works for the Tyndrum to Dalrigh cycle path have been completed with a new bridge over the Crom Alt. Visitors and residents are invited to take a cycle or stroll along the route to enjoy a new perspective of Tyndrum Community Woodlands. The Strathfillan Community Development Trust have all their fingers and toes crossed… Read more »
Over the next five years the communities of Strathard will work together, to build a vibrant and successful community for all and you are invited to find out how you can get involved! A double launch event in Kinlochard Village Hall and Aberfoyle Memorial Hall on Sat 24 Jun will… Read more »
Community Partnership's Anne and Marie met with Gartocharn resident Fiona Wylie at the Millennium Hall to chat about her prestigious 'Civic Champion' Scottish Civic Trust My Place Award 2017. The Millennium Hall was the perfect setting to meet the lady nominated by the Kilmaronock Community Council for her drive and commitment in helping to… Read more »
An initiative aimed at encouraging people back to health and fitness whilst combatting isolation in rural communities has received a Certificate of Excellence from Age Scotland. Walk in the Park, led by Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Countryside Trust is a series of low level walks in four areas of the National… Read more »