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3003, 2017

Garrison House Pond Project

March 30th, 2017|Categories: Garrison House|Comments Off on Garrison House Pond Project

Cumbrae Community Development Company (CCDC) would like to formally thank the Common Good Fund (North Ayrshire Council) for granting funds to assist in the cleanup up of the garrison house pond.

2803, 2017

Cumbrae Public Toilets – NAC Press Release

March 28th, 2017|Categories: CCDC|Comments Off on Cumbrae Public Toilets – NAC Press Release

The following press release has been issued by North Ayrshire Council on 28th March 2017

303, 2017

Cumbrae Toilets Management Contract

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: CCDC|Comments Off on Cumbrae Toilets Management Contract

Cumbrae Community Development Company (CCDC) are seeking a private contractor to take over the day-to-day management and cleaning of the isle of Cumbrae toilet blocks.

2702, 2017

Living Willow Sculpture

February 27th, 2017|Categories: Garrison House|Comments Off on Living Willow Sculpture

Local artists Gill Miller and Mazda Munn have an interesting project taking shape within the Garrisons grounds which some of you may have noticed already. The piece is a living willow sculpture located near the elm trees which were felled and provided the wood for the Commonwealth Games "Queen's Baton" and will itself commemorate this piece of local history as part of the Cumbrae legacy towards the games.

3101, 2017

Memorial benches within Garrison House grounds

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Garrison House|Comments Off on Memorial benches within Garrison House grounds

The MacCulloch family approached the Board of Directors for permission to install a memorial bench to honour the memory of Mr. Conway MacCulloch, which was duly granted.

1901, 2017

CCDC Board Members to Firewalk for “Finding Your Feet”

January 19th, 2017|Categories: CCDC, Garrison House|Comments Off on CCDC Board Members to Firewalk for “Finding Your Feet”

The "Finding Your Feet" charity host an annual fundraising event each year in the grounds of Garrison House. This year during the event on 11th June 2017, both CEO Michael Bertram and board director Bob Campbell will be performing a FireWalk.

1801, 2017

CCDC AGM 2017

January 18th, 2017|Categories: CCDC|Comments Off on CCDC AGM 2017

CCDC AGM will be held on 30th Jan 2017 in the DA Hall at 1800

1801, 2017

CCDC Celebrates 20 Years

January 18th, 2017|Categories: CCDC, Garrison House|Comments Off on CCDC Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years since a group of concerned citizens of Millport decided that they were not going to sit idly by and let Garrison House fall into disrepair we salute their efforts to save this magnificent building for future generations.

1504, 2016

First Aid Training

April 15th, 2016|Categories: CCDC, Garrison House|Comments Off on First Aid Training

We are delighted to be able to offer First Aid Training at the Drop in Centre, Garrison House by Mr Bob Campbell, who is a qualified First Aid Instructor, on Wednesday, 27th and Thursday, 28th April 2016.

1510, 2015

Groundworks at Garrison House Completed

October 15th, 2015|Categories: CCDC, Garrison House|Comments Off on Groundworks at Garrison House Completed

Garrison House was rebuilt after a devastating fire in 2001, but the due to funding challenges CCDC could not complete all the improvement in the grounds to create a formal landscaped appearance. Cumbrae Community Development Company (CCDC) would like to formally thank the Kelburn Wind Farm for the funds to commence the ‘clean-up’ project at Garrison House.

710, 2015

Garrison House Boiler Installation

October 7th, 2015|Categories: Garrison House|Comments Off on Garrison House Boiler Installation

The community-run Garrison House has an oil-fired heating system installed around ten years ago to a high standard as part of extensive renovation works. As part of a recent Energy Audit through Ms Abbe Cusack of Resource Efficient Scotland, finance for the recommended improvements was arranged through Energy Scotland.

1009, 2015

Millport Moorings Association

September 10th, 2015|Categories: CCDC, Moorings|Comments Off on Millport Moorings Association

CCDC were approached earlier this year by North Ayrshire Council to partner in a project with the Isle of Arran. As part of this initiative, council suggested that we form a Millport Moorings committee.

409, 2015

CCDC E-Commerce Strategy

September 4th, 2015|Categories: CCDC|Comments Off on CCDC E-Commerce Strategy

CCDC have utilised a ‘Turnaround Approach to their e-commerce presence: namely - low operational impact, high strategic impact. This approach seeks to exploit new technologies to provide strategic opportunities.

409, 2015

Ground works at the Garrison House

September 4th, 2015|Categories: Garrison House|Comments Off on Ground works at the Garrison House

Garrison House is currently developing a sustainable approach to visitor management, to balance the needs of visitors, communities and conservation to deliver a high quality destination. To enable this ‘vision’ we will from time to time, need to close off certain sections of the grounds to allow contractors space to work safely. As part of [...]

109, 2015

Millport Moorings

September 1st, 2015|Categories: CCDC, Moorings|Comments Off on Millport Moorings

CCDC has some thrilling news to share regarding the 2016 sailing season. We were approached earlier this year by North Ayrshire Council to partner in a project with the Isle of Arran. The project scope was to improve and where possible, extend the number and use of moorings on the two islands.