Author: Gus Mitchell

KCDC’s Path Group award

I’m delighted to report that Scotland’s national walking charity, Paths for All, has recognised KCDC’s Path Group as Community Path Group of the Year at the Volunteer Awards 2022! Check out the video below which describes the work that the path group undertakes. Paths for All Award Ceremony The award ceremony took place this week […]

Wildflower Meadows project

The Kingussie Wildflower Meadows project got underway on Sunday (11th Sept) when an enthusiastic group of volunteers, including a couple of KCDC directors, turned up to rake the rough area of grass at the end of Garraline Terrace.  The project is being led by Rachel Avery with support from The Highland Council and funding from […]

Autumn woodland work-party – update

The first weekend volunteer group made the most of the August fine weather and got cracking with management tasks in the Community Woodland.  Five volunteers spent the morning cutting back overhanging branches and rank vegetation alongside Gynack Road to improve access for walkers and cyclists along the roadside.  The team started work controlling the non-native […]

Autumn woodland work-party

Working together to look after our beautiful place. Litter picking, sowing wild flower seeds, clearing, raking, pruning and removal of non-native species. 10am – 12pmSaturday, 27th AugustSaturday, 24th SeptemberSaturday, 22nd October Meet at the tennis courts entrance into the Gynack woodland. Tools provided, but please bring gloves.

Forestry operations

Pitmain Estate have advised that they will begin felling storm damaged trees at the north end of the Golf Course Circular (from sixth of golf course towards Loch Gynack) for the next three weeks. There will be temporary diversions set up by the estate during this period and during another three week period in September […]

Five Year Path Plan published

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 […]

B&S Therapy Gardens

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 […]