Kingussie is very fortunate to have so many wonderful footpaths around the town – many of which are actively developed and managed by KCDC volunteers. KCDC are pleased to announce that our Five Year Path Plan has now been published on the website. This plan sets our our objectives relating to the path network around […]
Author: Gus Mitchell
The KCDC Hydro Fund recently contributed to the community garden operated by the Badenoch and Strathspey Therapy Gardens to help them purchase new composters. Our Chairman, Ian Moffett, was pleased to be able to attend their Green Health Open Day to see how the composters are being used. B&S Therapy Gardens Project Manager Jen Barrett […]
A local resident (who wishes to remain anonymous) has kindly shared the following YouTube videos. They show the damage to the woodland behind St Vincents Hospital and also the new path leading up towards Creag Bheag.
KCDC’s annual newsletter is currently being hand-delivered to all addresses in Kingussie but is also available to download using the link below:
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KCDC recently made an award from the Hydro Fund to help Kingussie Bowling Club purchase a new scarifier. Ian Moffett and Sandy Maxwell from KCDC were shown the new equipment by Ian Smith and Kenny Reid from the Bowling Club.
KCDC has had further communication from Pitmain Estate about their approach to clearing fallen trees as follows: Tom Baraidh Woods The paths within the wood should be cleared this week but this will be paths only. There will be further work to do. Golf Course Circular This path will be closed at the Shepherd’s Hut […]
The Lottery has just awarded £5,587 towards a two-part project developed by KCDC to enhance the Gynack woodland. The path network will be improved to connect the Gynack Mill Trail with the Tom Baraidh woodland paths by a new off-road path adjacent to Ardbroilach Road. Secondly, a programme of work by volunteers and contractors will […]
Following the recent storms KCDC have been liaising with Pitmain Estate (as the major woodland landowner) regarding the storm damage to the woods and the health and safety aspects for those using the woods. Pitmain Estate have engaged a forestry consultant to provide an overall assessments of the damage and to establish a plan to […]
Storms Arwen, Malik and Corrie have certainly left their mark on Kingussie and Badenoch! Storm Corrie, in particular, has devastated some of the woodland around the town and blocked many of the footpaths. The pictures below show just some of the trees brought down within the Mill Trail and near the Hydro Bridge: Fortunately, and […]