Dec 092019
 
VRG wins award from Falck

News release Cycle commute project receives funding boost  A project encouraging people to commute to work by e-bike from the Carron Valley has been recognised for its role in promoting decarbonisation on a local scale. The Valley Renewables Group (VRG), the development trust for Carron Valley and District which administers the community benefit funds from […]

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AGM – Approved accounts

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Sep 182019
 

The 2019 accounts were approved at the AGM held on Tuesday 5 November. A copy can be downloaded here:

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Festive Carron Valley Open Day

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Aug 292019
 
Festive Carron Valley Open Day

Fine weather and a variety of stalls, talks and a BBQ drew over 200 to Craigend Farm, Auchenbowie on Saturday 24th for the annual Carron Valley and District Open Day. A large marquee hosted craft, local produce, and children’s stalls. One theme was the welfare of bees through wild flower planting and honey was for […]

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OPEN DAY Saturday 24 August

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Aug 152019
 
OPEN DAY Saturday 24 August

We look forward to seeing you at the VRG Open Day on Saturday 24 August, 12 noon – 4.00 p.m Craigend Farm     Auchenbowie, Stirling FK7 9QW ALL WELCOME –  MEET OLD AND NEW FRIENDS, ENTRANCE FREE, TOILETS,  PARKING AND BBQ       Large number of craft stalls including willow weaving, mosaics, jewellery, flower […]

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VRG Grant Schemes – updated July 2019

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Jun 252019
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION From July 1st 2019 VRG are introducing two new grant schemes and making changes to the existing Small Grant Scheme.  The new schemes are for small and large community schemes which meet one or more of our Objectives and address challenges and opportunities for our Community. The Small Community scheme is for projects […]

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Community Woodland tree planting Saturday 8 June

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Jun 062019
 
Community Woodland tree planting Saturday 8 June

This is just a quick reminder that the first woodland volunteer day is this coming Saturday (8th June) from 10am until 1pm. We’ll be planting Bird Cherry trees and doing some general tidying up. Admittedly the weather forecast isn’t looking that great, but a warm welcome plus tea and coffee will be provided! Also, for anybody […]

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Open Day Saturday 24 August

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May 302019
 

CARRON VALLEY & DISTRICT COMMUNITY OPEN DAY Saturday 24 August 2019 12 noon – 4.00 p.m Craigend Farm     Auchenbowie, Stirling FK7 9QW Large number of craft stalls including willow weaving, mosaics, jewellery, flower arranging, photography, paintings, knitting etc. Other stalls include History and Heritage of Carron Valley, nature study, free range eggs, apple […]

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Official Opening Community Woodland

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May 082019
 
Official Opening Community Woodland

The official opening ceremony for the Community Woodland is this Saturday 11 May, 10am until 12 noon. We hope this will be a real asset to the community and look forward to seeing you.

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Community Woodland update April 2019

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Apr 162019
 
Community Woodland update April 2019

Spring is in the air and our contractors have been busy in the Community Woodland. The “mulching” of the large area in the middle of the site, previously planted with immature Sitka is now nearly complete. This area will soon be planted with native broadleaf species: If you’re out for a walk around the woodland, […]

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