The website of the Dunlop & Lugton Community Council
These pictures were made by the children of Dunlop Primary School
for the Dunlop Station Posters project. These were made into two large posters and two large posters were also made by the Dunlop Art Group. There are only two available poster frames at the station so the Station Manager at Kilmarnock they will arrange for them to be rotated every few weeks.
Click on the pictures to see full frame. If anyone would like a high resolution image for printing just contact me.
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Letter from Toc H 5 Villages Group, Lugton – New group formed to encompass local villages. A new minibus has been funded and is available for hiring out to groups or for private functions locally – enquiries to Toch5villages@toch.org.uk For information on this International charity https://toch-uk.org.uk/ New members welcome.
No funds credited or debited last month
There will be expenditure related to Christmas lights, printing of Dazzle Off leaflets and voting forms
Awaiting delivery of a cut Christmas tree for grassy area on roundabout towards railway station. Solar lights to be added. The possibility of a living tree to be considered for next year.
Door and windowreplacements at 2 Stewarton Road (listed building)
Roof materials and external finish at Dunlop Kirk, Main Street to be approved
A site visit took place in connection with the A726 north of Lugton by a roads officer and a traffic officer from Police Scotland. The following work has been scheduled:
Existing electronic signs – 2 no. “40” speed limit roundels with “SLOW DOWN” combinations and 2 no.“double bend” with “SLOW DOWN” combinations are to be replaced with new electronic signs
Various damaged signs to be replaced including chevrons and countdown markers
It was also noted that:
Police Scotland will not support the introduction of double white lines
Incident on 22 October 2018 was a result of diesel spillage on the carriageway
J Taylor highlighted a recent newspaper article regarding line electrification and suggestion of a two track line.
Summary of the crimes and offences since 31 October 2018 in Ward 1 – Annick (Dunlop and Lugton)
Lugton Road – S38 (breach of the peace) and assault – 1 apprehended
Since the end of the last reporting period there have been issues with bogus workers in the area.There was an incident last weekend in Dunlop with police enquiries continuing. A further bogus worker incident was reported on 4/12/18. An arrest was made for road traffic matters.
The sergeant asked that the public be aware that bogus workers may return and to be alert. If you have any concerns please contact the police.
LOCAL COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
Cllr Jenkins gave a report on recent Cabinet meeting
2019 budget due Feb 2019
Parents views St Joseph’s Primary School
Pupil Equity Fund discussed
28 entries received so far for the Christmas lights competition
Voting forms will be printed and 5 collection boxes placed around the village
Regular updates on social media
Sponsorship to be investigated for 2019
7 people attended the Christmas film showing to launch the Dazzle Off and £20 raised
D Caulfield thanked L Shuttleton and E Ferguson for all their hard work
Concerns were raised regarding young children jumping on wooden fence at railway bridge. Request will be sent to primary school to bring danger to pupils’ attention
PTA and Christmas fayre worked well with one being 10 – 1pm and other 1 – 4pm. Both were well attended
There will be a Community Action Plan (CAP) meeting in January to agree questionnaire
There is a vacancy for anyone with technical knowledge, willing to take over the running of the Community Council website on a voluntary basis. If interested, please contact the Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org It was agreed that there is still a need for a website and this platform is more appropriate for minutes, lengthy documents and consultation papers than social media.
Query received from member of the public regarding minutes. It was agreed bullet points would be issued on social media following a meeting and minutes completed by Friday of the following week.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING
Thursday 7th February 2019 at 7.00pm in Dunlop Village Hall.