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Woodland storm damage continued…

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 […]

Lottery Support for new KCDC path project

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 […]

Woodland storm damage

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 […]

Changing landscapes…

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 […]

A Gold Award for Cycle Friendly Kingussie

Cycle Friendly Kingussie (CFK) has received the prestigious Gold Award from Cycling Scotland, the nation’s cycling organisation, for its commitment to making it easier for people to get on their bikes and being a cycle friendly community. The nationally recognised award recognises organisations – from workplaces to schools, community groups to campuses – that have […]

Tom Baraidh Wood – Storm Arwen

I’m sure most of you will have been aware of the high winds that Storm Arwen brought us on Friday night last week. This has resulted in many trees being damaged throughout the area. Tom Baraidh Wood has suffered significant damage to trees – particularly on the northern and eastern edges of the wood. Some […]

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