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GLENCOE & GLEN ETIVE COMMUNITY COMPANY
The Board of Directors, Secretary and Treasurer are elected by the members of the company at the Annual General Meeting.
Objectives of the Company
To benefit the communities of Glencoe and Glenetive. To work with local authorities and other organisations in an effort to advance education and provide facilities for social welfare, recreation and other leisure time occupations.
The Company would like to express its thanks to the following for their continued support.
For more information contact Dave Smith,
Telephone 01855 811662
Glencoe Orbital Recreational Track Update: May 2014
Completion of Glencoe Old Road Section
The funding application to the SRDP in 2012 was not successful. However the consultant was able to achieve planning consent, SEPA licences, land owner agreements and tenders for the construction of the track alongside the Old Glencoe Road.
In 2013 Highland and Islands Enterprise awarded the Company full funding for the track. After public tenders the Company were able to employ Claire Thomson as the Project Manager to oversee the management of the track. Claire asked construction companies to tender for the building of the track and after consideration by the Company and Project Manager the contract was awarded to Fion Construction.
The construction of the track was started in September 2013 and completed in January 2014. The weather at times was atrocious but the Project Manager and Fion delivered a track of high quality and on time. Claire and Fion's hard work has been rewarded by how well the track is being used and all the positive feedback. This low level track will be a great asset for the community.
The official opening of this part of the Orbital Track was carried out by Dr Jim Hunter in May 2014.
(Image copyright 2014 Highlands and Islands Enterprise. All rights reserved.)
Route signs and interpretation panels are now in place, also leaflets will be distributed to local businesses.
We now hope the final part of the track from The National Trust for Scotland Centre to An-Tor car park will be funded soon, this will give us a 9km low level orbital route.
The Community Company would like to thank HIE for their continued support and the large amount of funding given to this project from the outset.
Glencoe Orbital Recreational Track Update: March 2012
In July 2011 the Community Company obtained funding from the aforementioned groups. This funding enabled the Community Company to employ a consultant to carry out and complete the following assignments.