Drummond Arms Regeneration Update

Drummond Arms Regeneration Update

The future of the iconic building that was once the Drummond Arms Hotel in Crieff could play an integral role in the resurgence of the town itself as a hub for the local and national arts and crafts sector. There is growing support for the building development to include creative and collective workshop spaces, providing studios at affordable rents, along with exhibition, gallery, and retail space as well as facilities which would offer education, training and employment. These would provide a means for small creative businesses to expand, share resources, and enhance and…Read more …
Drummond Days Exhibition Postponed Until Further Notice

Drummond Days Exhibition Postponed Until Further Notice

Unfortunately, the photo exhibition showcasing the Drummond Arms in its glory days and giving a snapshot of the current state of the building will not go ahead at the end of the month.   We would like to offer a big thank you to those who have contributed to the exhibition so far and we look forward to showing off your photos when the possibility arises.  Please do keep emailing your photos and memories to Arleen at drummondarmsregeneration@gmail.com.   Thank you for your help so far.Read more …
Crieff Paths Group’s latest tasks

Crieff Paths Group’s latest tasks

Why not come and help look after some of Crieff’s best loved paths! Our Paths Group have another four paths maintenance tasks lined up for the coming weeks. All are welcome. If you would like to join us, please contact our Greenspace Ranger, Calum, so we know how many people to expect; cbachell@pkc.gov.uk.  Please dress according to the weather and bring plenty of warm clothing and waterproofs. Please also wear sturdy boots or shoes and gloves to protect your hands. Calum will bring all the tools as well as tea, coffee and maybe even biscuits!…Read more …
Remembering the Drummond Days

Remembering the Drummond Days

Crieff Community Trust and the Drummond Arms Regeneration Limited would like to celebrate the many important events in the town’s history and memorable family occasions which occurred in the Drummond Arms over the years. To record these memories, we will be hosting an exhibition throughout March (details to follow) which will showcase the building in its glory days alongside a collection of photos conveying its current condition. We would like to offer the opportunity for the public to see how the building looks now and the events which helped make the Drummond such…Read more …
New Year update on regeneration of the Drummond Arms

New Year update on regeneration of the Drummond Arms

Happy 2020 from Crieff Community Trust! We look forward to the 2020s being the decade when we really start to see progress on Crieff town-centre regeneration. We made a great start in 2019, securing ownership in October of the former Drummond Arms Hotel. A trading subsidiary company, Drummond Arms Regeneration Limited (DARL), was set up to manage plans for the building and we started work straight away on the immediate priority, making the building safe and secure. Windows and doors have been boarded up and scaffolding erected to safeguard the public, neighbouring structures…Read more …
Turretbank Wood Tree Maintenance January 2020

Turretbank Wood Tree Maintenance January 2020

On Monday 20th January 2020 tree maintenance operations will begin in Turretbank Wood. TD Tree & Land Services will carry out the work on behalf of Crieff Community Trust. Work will include; Pruning dead branches and removal of deadwood Removal of fallen and dead trees Removal of ivy Management of Hawthorn and Blackthorn If you are in the wood, for your safety and the safety of others, please follow all signage and verbal instructions from workers. Crieff Community Trust own and manage Turretbank Wood on behalf of the community of Crieff. This is…Read more …
Lady Mary’s Walk Path Maintenance Day

Lady Mary’s Walk Path Maintenance Day

Come and help look after one of Crieff's best loved paths! 10.30am, Saturday 25th January Meet at the Sands on Lady Mary's Walk. We will be clearing drainage channels alongside the path, raking leaves off the path and cutting back overgrown vegetation to keep the path clear. Please dress according to the weather and bring plenty of warm clothing and waterproofs. Please also wear sturdy boots or shoes and gloves to protect your hands. Our Greenspace Ranger, Calum, will bring all the tools as well as tea, coffee and maybe even biscuits! All welcome…Read more …
Thanks to our Paths Group volunteers!

Thanks to our Paths Group volunteers!

A huge thank you to our fantastic Paths Group volunteers and Calum the Greenspace Ranger who were out looking after the paths in Turretbank Wood recently. There's a wee description of what they got up to and some nice pictures in this blog. If you are interested in helping to look after our community woodland and local paths, get in touch!Read more …
Turretbank Wood Paths Maintenance Day

Turretbank Wood Paths Maintenance Day

Come and help look after the paths in our community woodland! 10.30am, Saturday 30th November Meet at the MacRosty Park car park on Turretbank Road. We will be clearing vegetation along the riverside path through Turretbank Wood using loppers, rakes, strimmers and leaf blowers. If we have time and enough volunteers we will also tackle the informal paths in the meadows. Please dress according to the weather and bring plenty of warm clothing and waterproofs. Please also wear gloves to protect your hands and sturdy boots or shoes. Our Greenspace Ranger, Calum, will…Read more …
Drummond Arms Update

Drummond Arms Update

We would like to provide some clarity regarding the development and potential restoration of the Drummond Arms building on Crieff High Street, in response to some reports and some misunderstanding circulating locally. Crieff Community Trust, after many years of dedication and hard work, secured ownership of this historic building to ensure that it will be made safe, secure and brought into a condition necessary for development. All public funding secured to date has been solely for this purpose. Perth & Kinross Council, important partners in this process, and the CCT subsidiary, the Drummond…Read more …