Tag Archives: Heritage

New Cumnock Community Action Plan 2014-2019

Had a fantastic time at the New Cumnock Community Action Plan event in the Community Centre. What a tremendous turnout and great to see so many people taking an active interest and having their say in shaping our future.  Add … Continue reading

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New Beginnings at the Auld Kirk

AULD KIRK RUINS Things are moving along at a great pace in the Auld Kirk. Vegetation has been removed from the ruin to reveal parts of the Auld Kirk that have never been seen for generations. The next phase includes … Continue reading

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Stone, Timber and Lime Conservation

On Wednesday I met with Stephen Kerr and Wendy Corrigan of our project conservation architects Wylie Shanks Architect at their Glasgow Office and was introduced to Graeme Frew of Stone, Timber and Lime Conservation who will be carrying out the … Continue reading

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Border Signs and Graphics Sign Up

Heritage Trail We are delighted to announce that Dumfries based Border Signs and Graphics, will manufacture and install the interpretation panels for our Village Heritage Trail. Welcome to our project BSG.

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Planning the Trail

I enjoyed a very productive visit to East Ayrshire Council at the Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock this afternoon.  A big thank you to Sandra Marshall and Marion Fergusson at East Ayrshire Council for taking me through the process for applying … Continue reading

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Auld Kirk Clean-up

Auld Kirk Log : Stardate 01 July 2013 Another trip to the Auld Kirk tonight and another wall cleared including the window sills. Quite a bit of cleaning carried out before the midgies got the better of us again. We … Continue reading

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Adele is a big hit at the Auld Kirk

New Cumnock Liaison Group’s (NLCG) youngest volunteer Adele was a big hit when she joined in with mum Louise, big sister Annabelle and big brother Ewan in the second session of our Auld Kirk clean-up. Later own we were joined … Continue reading

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Auld Kirk Clean Up Session 1

An excellent start to the clean-up sessions with the focus on the inside of the ruins . A big thank you to Mr and Mrs Glendinning, Billy Lees, Sheena and Cameron. Six full bags of litter, leaves and twigs. Cleared … Continue reading

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Kirkyard Clean-Up

We will soon be tendering for the work to be carried out on the Auld Kirk ruins and five family lairs.  With the current spell of decent weather we are looking for volunteers to help with a clean-up of the … Continue reading

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Spreading the word

Check out the article on the visit of Primary 6 to the Auld Kirkyard  …. here

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