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 public are being invited to have their say on a five year plan to widen the social, environmental, cultural and economic benefits of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. The draft National Park Partnership Plan 2018 - 2023 sets out a broad-ranging vision for how the Park Authority… Read more »
Important message to communities. A Scottish Government consultation 'Guidance on engaging communities in decisions relating to land' is now open to respond online and closes on the 16th June. Under Part 4 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016, Scottish Ministers have a duty to issue “guidance about engaging communities… Read more »
Local residents, businesses and visitors from Aberfoyle, Kinlochard, Stronachlachar and Inversnaid are invited to a public meeting on Tue 28th March 7.30pm at Aberfoyle Memorial Hall. The public meeting is being held to discuss potential projects arising from the Shaping Strathard - Community Action Plan which might be the subject… Read more »
Looking for training designed for your community group? Well look no further.... The Community Partnership is offering FREE governance training to community groups in Cowal on Wed March 22nd 7pm to 9pm in Uig Hall, near Benmore. The training session will cover advice, information and practical support on a wide range of matters to… Read more »
Invitations are now being sent out for the next Lomond Area Network on Wed 29 March at 7pm until 9pm in the John Muir Suite, NP HQ, Balloch. Agenda for the evening includes: CP Update of all the latest CP activity including details for this year’s Gathering and annual ‘Community Champion’ volunteer awards Community Action Plans… Read more »