Locals will be aware of a project by Graham and Margaret Wright to collect old school photographs and to annotate them with names. These have recently been added to a new history website: www.gatehouse-folk.org.uk which has been developed to make this sort of information publicly available.
A bright frosty morning greeted pupils from the Primary 5/6 class as they made their way to Trusty's Hill on Monday 4th November accompanied by their teacher, National Scenic Area officer Anna Johnson, writer Liz Niven and ceramicist Andrew Adair.
The Mill on the Fleet was the venue for the 4th meeting of the EU funded Grundtvig Life Long Learning project, Memoria. The purpose of the project is for members of the group to work together and learn from each others' experience, share best practice and come forward with proposals for taking forward ideas for using non material and cultural heritage to boost sustainable tourism.
The Gatehouse Development Initiative is currently looking into setting up a car club for Gatehouse. A car club is a community car rental scheme, available on your doorstep, run on a not-for–profit basis with any proceeds reinvested in the car club itself. You simply sign up as a member, which is free, book your car online and away you go. If you need occasional access to a car but don't want all the hassle and cost of owning one, please read on…