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 Community Partnership has launched a survey to help build a picture of the village hall resources and services that are on offer through Loch Lomond and The Trossachs park area. The information gathered will allow us to provide targeted support for your village halls and gathering spaces. The survey which has been circulated to… Read more »
After many months of public consultation and input by partners, this week saw a huge milestone achieved as the National Park Partnership Plan 2018-2023 went for submission to Scottish Ministers for its final stamp of approval. The Community Partnership is looking forward to joining partners to play leading and supporting roles in several … Read more »
On Saturday the 4th November, communities from in and around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs park area gathered together to celebrate the achievements of the real stars and community groups who have made a huge impact and contributed greatly to the development and enhancement of their communities. The Community Champion awards were part of this years Gathering… Read more »
Community interest groups, community residents, Community Council and Development Trust members are being invited along to the next Cowal Area Network and annual Christmas meal get together on Wednesday 6th December. The event which is being held in The Creggans will begin at 7pm and finish approximately 9pm. CAN 061217 Agenda Agenda for the… Read more »
It's decision time for local residents and business owners of Gartmore to choose what will go into their next Community Action Plan! The event which is being held this Saturday 18th November will be held in Gartmore Village Hall and is free for folks to drop-in from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Have your… Read more »