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.
At a time of decreased funding & resources it is vital that opportunities to develop your community growing organisation are explored, to ensure its long-term future. Poster Growing and Enterprising Community Garden - April 2016 The Community Partnership together with Growing Together Scotland are offering a programme of one full day's FREE… Read more »
With a touch of spring now in the air and the dark nights drawing out, its time to head over to your next Cowal Area Network on Tue 16th Feb 7-9pm, Uig Hall. We have a round up of all the latest Community Partnership activity including details coming up for FREE training and key events… Read more »
Strathard is located within the spectacular scenery of the Trossachs and with a population of around 1,000 (source 2008 Community Action Plan) it stretches westwards along from Braeval to Inversnaid taking in the communities of Aberfoyle, Kinlochard, Inversnaid and Stronachlachar. As well as a breath taking backdrop of mountains and… Read more »
This year's Gathering hosted by the Community Partnership was a celebration of Scotland's Year of Food and Drink. More than 80 community activists, representing 47 different community organisations and partnerships gathered in Gartmore Village Hall for the Community Partnership AGM and for an opportunity to network and celebrate all aspects… Read more »
Young people from across Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park attended a glitzy red-carpet awards ceremony on the 29th October 2015 at Cameron House to celebrate their creative achievements in the Skills Partnership’s Park Previews Project – to promote careers in the National Park. During the past year, the… Read more »