2022 was one of the best of the 8 years that the Hydro has been in operation. There were no mechanical or electrical breakdowns and almost 45000 kilowatt-hours were generated, which is exactly in line with the original business case. This is despite there being no generation during several weeks in the summer, power cuts […]
Thursday, 1st December 2022 at 7pm Craig Bheag Suite, The Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie Agenda
The Thursday paths group of volunteers have had a busy summer working on three areas around Kingussie. Ardbriolach Road path In mid-May we started on the new path alongside Ardbriolach Road. This connects the Gynack Mill Trail with the path system in the Tom Baraidh woods. The land was purchased, and path material bought with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
We have been advised that TGP Architects have organised a consultation event regarding the plans for the Spey Street Junction at 1pm on 31 August 2022. The location is the corner of Spey Street and Ruthven Road. Do come along to find out more about the plans and have your say!
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 […]
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 […]