Winners of the 2017 Children’s Writing Competition: During the summer of 2017 we held our first children’s writing competition. 31 people entered from all over the country and the only rules were it had to be less than 500 words and be about Castle Loch. Click the links below to read the stories…
5 to 9 age group: Iona Yule with Awaken of the Loch
10 to 13 age group: Martha Coles with All Alone
5 to 9 age group: Abbie Irving with Sam the Eighty-eight Butterfly
10 to 13 age group: Abbie Arkless with The Secret Room!
Thank you to Waterstones Dumfries, Tesco Lockerbie and the Lockerbie Writers for all their support with the competition.
Castle Loch video: The Scottish Land Fund were instrumental in enabling the community buyout of Castle Loch. At the tail end of 2016 they made a series of videos coverign some of the projects they have supported, including this one about Castle Loch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJA8gC1Y1DE
Castle Loch on ITV’s Border Life: Just in case you missed the ITV Border Life feature on Castle Loch, here is the link to watch online. Castle Loch is the first item and I think we all came across really well. Thanks to everyone for their help on the day of filming. http://www.itv.com/…/u…/2016-07-11/watch-border-life-online/
One year anniversary piece in the Dumfries & Galloway Standard
April 2015: Dumfries & Galloway Standard
Feature to mark the opening of the new footpath.
Saturday, 20 August 2015: The volunteers and Trustees were interviewed for BBC Radio Scotland’s Out of Doors program about our work at Castle Loch. The piece on Lochmaben starts at 19:17. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b066zwp0