The Mount Blair Community Development Trust.
Mount Blair Community Development Trust is a
Guarantee company No SC392056
Scottish Charity Registration No: SC042727
Registered Office: Braes of Cloquhat, Bridge of Cally, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, PH10 7JP
Mount Blair Community Development Trust
Mount Blair Commuinty Action Plan 2013 - 2018 Click here.
The purpose of the Trust is to improve the Quality of Life for all sectors of the Community living, working or visiting within the Mount Blair Community Council Area. The full text of the Memorandum and Articles of the trust can be read here.
Full Membership is open to any person entitled to vote in a local government election who is ordinarily resident in the Mount Blair area. (Application for membership click here PDF file attached click here).
Anyone not ordinarily resident in the Mount Blair area and organisations, wherever located, that support MBCDT may apply for Associate Membership. Associate Members cannot be elected to the Board or vote at general meetings, however they may be co-opted onto the Board by the elected Directors.
Junior Membership is open to those aged between 12 and 17. Junior Members cannot stand for election to the Board or vote at any general meeting.
No charge is made for membership and all those living in, working in and regularly visiting the area are encouraged to join. Completed forms should be sent to the Secretary. (see contact details below)
The Trust Board (waiting to receive updated information)
Interim Chairman - Roger Clare Glenshee firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer - Martyn Jamieson - Enochdhu email@example.com
Directors: - Simon Calvin – Blacklunans firstname.lastname@example.org
John Manning - Enochdhu email@example.com
Lucy Holt – Co-opted firstname.lastname@example.org
Dennis Poole - Glenshee email@example.com
David Stewart - Glenshee firstname.lastname@example.org
Development and Support Assistant -
We have been awarded a grant to carry out a Community Consultation to identify what issues local residents would like to see the Trust involved in. Colin Roxburgh from the Small Town and Rural Development Group has now completed this Consultation the findings of which were presented to the Community on 14th Sept. Copies of the various consultation reports can be downloaded here.
Stakeholder report click here. Survey report click here
Action Plan Launch
Following on from the Community Consultation an Action Plan has been developed. The full text of the action plan can be viewed here:
This plan focuses on 7 major themes:
1. OUTDOOR RECREATION & TOURISM
2. LOCAL HERITAGE, CULTURE & PRODUCE – OUR SENSE OF PLACE
3. COMMUNITY AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES
4. INFRASTRUCTURE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
5. ACCESS TO SERVICES AND IMPROVED TRANSPORT
6. ROADS, TRAFFIC, LAY-BYS AND SIGNAGE
7. HOUSING AND JOBS
We have arranged to launch the Action Plan on Saturday 24th November at the Blackwater Hall starting at 11AM. The event will be attended by Mr John Swinney MSP and will provide an opportunity for members of the Community to discuss the Action Plan with the members of the Board. There will also be opportunities to get involved in the various proposed projects. Please come along and let us know what is important to you.
Board Meeting Minutes can also be seen on the MBCDT website http://www.mountblaircdt.org/publications/board-meeting-minutes