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 …
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 comes out top in poll

By popular demand, Crieff Community Trust will be changing the name of 'Acorn Dell'. In a recent survey of CCT members and residents of Crieff, we asked people if they would like the name 'Acorn Dell' to be changed.  Acorn Dell is the small area of community owned land, which lies on the west side of the Turret Burn. Three options were given: Turretbank Wood, Oakbank Wood and Crieff Community Woodland. The top choice was Turretbank Wood, followed by Oakbank Wood, with Crieff Community Woodland coming last. A majority of those who took…Read more …

Crieff Paths Group – next work party at Deil’s Cauldron path – Sat 26 Nov

Here's an opportunity to make really good use of the great weather we've been having!  Why not join the next Crieff Paths Group workparty -- which is on Saturday 26 November.  The team will be clearing leaves from drainage ditches along the Deil's Cauldron path and doing some general maintenance to ensure good water run-off.  Tools will be provided.  Pretty much light duties this time.  Everyone is welcome to join them! The Team will be meeting at 10.00am at the bottom car park (first on the right) on the Glen Lednock road, and…Read more …

Acorn Dell survey

Crieff Community Trust (CCT) is carrying out a survey to ask Crieff residents whether they would like to change the name of the community-owned woodland, Acorn Dell. We have often heard people in Crieff say that they don’t like the name ‘Acorn Dell’. Some people say they don’t recognise this as the name for the land that lies along the west bank of the Turret Burn between Turret Bridge and the River Earn – that local people have always referred to the path along the Turret Burn as ‘Lady Mary’s Walk’, but the…Read more …