Go for launch!

Crieff Community Trust , Crieff Community Council and Crieff & Upper Strathearn Partnership invite everyone to the Launch of Crieff’s first ever Community Action Plan. Created by the people of Crieff for the people of Crieff The three community volunteer groups have been hard at work creating Crieff’s Community Action Plan based on the results of a four month indepth community consultation including a successful Open Day in September where the people of Crieff voted on what they felt should be the priorities for Crieff over the next 5 years. The groups are…Read more …

Discover Crieff: Talk and tour

Discover Crieff with a talk and a tour with historic shop specialist Dr Lindsay Lennie. Saturday November 3rd, 11am-12:30pm. Meet inside the Old Library on Comrie Road at 11am. Attendance is free, but booking is essential. To book, either sign in at the High Street exhibition in the Old Library, caoll 07816 629 431 or email lindsay@historicshopfronts.co.uk.Read more …
Great Town Mural

Great Town Mural

Join June McEwan in creating the Great Town Mural! Drop in sessions Saturday 27th October 1-3pm and Sunday 4th November 1-3pm at the Old Library on Comrie Road.Read more …
‘High Street’ exhibition coming to Crieff

‘High Street’ exhibition coming to Crieff

Crieff Community Trust Steering Group is excited to be bringing an award-winning national exhibition to Crieff this October! Architecture and Design Scotland's 'High Street' exhibition explores the past, present and future of Scotland's High Street. The funding for hosting the exhibition has been generously donated by the Gannochy Trust and supported by Perth & Kinross Heritage Trust. The Steering Group also owes a huge debt to Muthill resident Dr Lindsay Lennie, who runs Historic Shopfront Conservation - a consultancy specialising in providing advice on traditional retail buildings - for all her hard work…Read more …
Momentum gathering for Crieff regeneration

Momentum gathering for Crieff regeneration

Residents of Crieff turned out in droves on Saturday at a local community Open Day. The purpose of the day was to decide what should be on the town’s ‘to do list’ for the next five years. The event was organised jointly by the Crieff Community Trust Steering Group (CCT), Crieff Community Council and the Crieff and Upper Strathearn Partnership (CUSP). Organisers estimate that around 500 people attended the event. The day was particularly well-attended by families — with children and young people from the local schools and other community music groups providing…Read more …

Business Views Survey

Crieff Community Action Plan Business Views Survey We want to know your views We're inviting local businesses to tell us what they think should be done in Crieff to improve it as a place to work in or visit. Who is carrying out this survey? The Action Plan and this survey is being coordinated by an Action Plan Working Group made up of representatives from CUSP (Crieff and Upper Strathearn Partnership), Crieff Community Council and the Crieff Community Trust Steering Group. Your views really matter The results will be used to help put…Read more …

Steering Group news

Steering Group continues to work towards a Crieff Community Trust Since September 2011, the Steering Group for the Crieff Community Trust continues to meet fortnightly at the Strathearn Community Campus, with sub group meetings inbetween these dates to work on specific tasks. Although the Group meets extremely frequently there are many important issues needing to be decided and it is therefore, taking longer than expected to achieve the immediate goals of applying to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator [OSCR] for charity status and starting on a Community Action Plan. At present…Read more …

Sustainable Crieff – Have your say

A group of Master students of the University of Dundee are searching for information that will help them as they research sustainable solutions that will improve the historic town of Crieff. They write: As part of our MSc in Advance Sustainability Programme, this year we have been invited by Crieff and Upper Strathearn Partnership {CUSP} to develop an analytical Town Study report outlining the main issues currently affecting Crieff and propose strategies needed for more sustainable town. This site was developed as part of our Community Consultation plan which will propel our design…Read more …
Crieff takes the next step

Crieff takes the next step

Residents of Crieff have taken the next step towards forming a Community Development Trust in the town. More then 65 people attended an information session at the Strathearn Community Campus on Tuesday evening, 27th September, to learn more about what is involved in setting up a community-run charitable company.  The meeting, organised by the Crieff Regeneration Action Group (CRAG), heard from Colin Carr (Voluntary Action Perthshire) and Colin Roxburgh (Small Town and Rural Development Group), who both have extensive experience of helping community groups to set up and run development trusts and other…Read more …

Information Evening: Community Development Trusts

We're delighted to announce a new Information Evening for further discussion about Community Development Trusts, how they get started, and the different ways in which community members can contribute. Meeting Date: Tuesday 27th September Meeting Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm Meeting Location: Strathearn Community Campus (room to be confirmed) We've invited Colin Carr (who chaired the public meeting) and Colin Roxburgh (of the Small Town and Rural Development Group) to come along to this Information Evening to facilitate the discussion. Both Colins have extensive experience of supporting community groups to organise themselves to achieve…Read more …