Minutes of Meeting: 20th March 2016

Wanlockhead Buyout Group Committee Meeting

20th March 2016, Wanlockhead Inn, 7:00 PM-9:30 PM

Present: Anjo Abelaira, Mac Blewer, Isobel Gibb, Nathan Kennedy, James Murray , Lincoln Richford

Declaration of Interest: None

Minutes: Mac Blewer

Minutes of Last Meeting: Approved


Mull of Galloway Fieldtrips
Second Village Flyer
Community Land Scotland Trip
ITV Visit to Wanlockhead?

Matters Arising

Mull of Galloway fieldtrips.  We discussed the possibility of doing Mull of Galloway trips later this year- fieldtrips for villagers as well as trustees.  Action: Mac to correspond with Mull of Galloway Trust to set these trips up.

Buses for field trips. Action: Isobel will look into bus availability with Council and grant possibilities.

Second Village Flyer - A subgroup to draft up a second village flyer.  The subgroup consisted of: Mac, Nathan, Isobel, Lincoln and Anjo.  Action: Mac to draft a first draft and send it to this subgroup to edit by this Wednesday morning at 10:30 AM. 

Community Land Scotland Trip to Stornoway- Lincoln Richford will attend on behalf of the Trust.  Action: Mac will e-mail Linsay Chalmers of Community Land Scotland to be in touch with Lincoln, on e-mail about next steps. 

ITV visit to Wanlockhead?  There is the possibility that ITV is coming to Wanlockhead is coming to Wanlockhead to do a shoot on village life here, in addition to land reform.  They will be here March 31 and April 1 to shoot a special about life in Wanlockhead. Action: James Mckelvey will get more info out to trustees.

Letter to Editor? Perhaps after the village meetings have a letter to the editor. Not needed right now.

Accounts- All done online. Need two signatories. Isobel and someone else. However, the charity needs to be incorporated first before we start up a bank account. Wait on that.