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Landfill Communities Fund Projects

WHAT HAVE WE DONE WITH LANDFILL COMMUNITIES MONEY?

Solway Heritage has been administering the Landfill Communities Fund (formerly known as the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme) since September 1997.  Over the last 15 years, over £1.6 million has been contributed to 156 projects, across Dumfries and Galloway.

The following list shows the projects which have been supported. 
* Current projects (at January 2013)

7Stanes Phase 2 – Ae and Mabie£50,000
8-12 High Street, Sanquhar£10,000
Access Strategy and South of Scotland Countryside Trails£94,000
Actions for Wood Pasture£10,000
Adamson Square, Creetown£37,500
Agnew Monument, Stranraer£12,000
Aldouran Glen Access project, Leswalt£5,000
Aldouran Glen Community project £581
Aldouran Glen Village, Leswalt£5,000
Allanton Sanctuary Green Gym£4,620
Annan Fisheries Habitat Improvement Scheme£10,000
Annan Harbour Improvements *£9,075
Archaeological Interpretation£28,000
Archaeological Translation£16,500
Auchencairn Community Leaflet£600
Auchencairn Footpath Network and Bird Hide£6,441
Auchencairn Millennium Garden£614
Auchencairn Recreation Area£8,000
Balloch Wood Community project, Creetown£5,000
Balloch Wood (Source to Sea)£10,000
Barhobble Phase 2£296
Bonnie Langholm Composting project£382
Broughton House, Kirkcudbright£25,000
BTCV Action Breaks at Caerlaverock£1,000
Burns Hermitage£10,000
Cairnhead Community Forest and Striding Arches£39,000
Carsethorn Viewpoint£3,200
Carstramon Wood Wildlife Reserve, Gatehouse of Fleet£5,612
Carstramon Wood, Gatehouse of Fleet£5,640
Castle Douglas Town Centre Waste Minimisation£5,500
Castle Green, Stranraer£5,476
Castle Loch, Lochmaben£1,125
Castle of St John, Stranraer£15,000
Castlehill Park, Whithorn£4,250
Community Environmental Action£13,335
Community Waste Minimisation£19,983
Creetown Clock Tower£4,000
Crichton Walks, Dumfries£3,228
Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald (Restoration)£9,000
Cruck Cottage, Torthorwald (Roof Repairs) *£600
Cruggleton Castle, Wigtownshire£35,599
Dalbeattie Burn / Town Trail£5,000
Dalbeattie Forest Footpath£5,500
Dalbeattie Granite Garden£5,000
Dalbeattie Old Port Restoration£12,000
Dalbeattie Townscape Audit£1,255
Dalton Old Parish Church£22,000
Dee Eel Restoration project *£2,000
Devil’s Porridge, Eastriggs *£33,900
DG1 Public Open Space£20,000
Dock Park Regeneration Horticultural project *£15,875
Doors Open Days 1999£1,899
Doors Open Days 2000£1,613
Doors Open Days 2001£8,003
Doors Open Days 2002£6,343
Doors Open Days 2003£6,600
Doors Open Days 2004£9,760
Drumburn Viewpoint£1,000
Drummore Low Road£5,344
Dumfries and Galloway Access project£5,643
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum *£15,000
Dumfries and Galloway Black Grouse project£8,925
Dumfries and Galloway Environment Day 2004£1,000
Dumfries & Galloway Environment Days 2005 and 2006£1,000
Dumfries and Galloway Environmental Resources Centre£18,000
Dumfries & Galloway Invasive Non Native Species (Nith) *£12,500
Dumfries & Galloway Invasive Non Native Species (Annan)£12,500
Dumfries YMCA Nature Garden *£5,000
Earshaigs Lochans, Beattock *£1,952
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries£25,000
Electro Fishing and Restocking Programme£4,725
Enhancements to Southwick Coast Reserve£4,943
Environment Days 2005 and 2006£1,000
Environment Task Force£33,000
Environmental Audit£44,000
Environmental Education – Recycling Boxes£750
Environmental Fair Green Tourism£2,500
Eskrigg Green Gym£10,000
Eskrigg Interpretive Centre£3,400
Farm Waste Recycling Scheme£61,650
Friars Carse Riverside Footpath *£8,550
FWAG Landwise project (Mein Water)£5,250
FWAG Working Towards Best Practice£7,500
Galloway Fisheries Volunteer Scheme *£4,725
Galloway House Gardens, Garlieston£3,200
Galloway House Gardens (Open Paths, Open Views) *£6,082
Geological Sites in Dumfries and Galloway£2,203
Geology Trail£2,345
Green Composting£10,000
Improvement of Riparian Habitats for Priority Species£9,500
Japanese Knotweed, Gatehouse of Fleet£5,089
Ken-Dee Marshes Nature Reserve£3,500
Kirkcolm Walk and Bridge£3,255
Kirkconnel – Going Forward, Looking Back£11,000
Kirkconnel – Nature and Environment Comes Home£3,000
Kirkconnel Former Gas Works£34,316
Kirkconnel Parish Riverside Walk£4,300
Kirkdale Sawmill, Carsluith£2,000
Kirkpatrick Durham Community Development project£2,700
Knowetop Lochs, Corsock£9,154
Langholm Walks£2,710
Listed Steadings project£1,601
Little Dalton Church£9,000
Local Heroes and Flora Celtica (Logan Botanic Gardens)£6,557
Loch Ryan Coastal Path£5,500
Logan Botanic Gardens Conservatory *£20,000
Logan Botanic Gardens (Local Heroes and Flora Celtica)£6,557
Logan Botanic Gardens (Wonder at Your Feet)£1,600
Machars Access and Garlieston Coastal Path£26,754
Marian Tower, Kirkcolm£8,987
Mersehead Development£32,133
Mersehead Nature Reserve£5,000
Mid Nith Fishing Piers£5,500
Mill on the Fleet Wildlife Camera, Gatehouse£3,430
Mill on the Fleet, Gatehouse of Fleet£3,000
Moneypool Burn, Creetown£5,000
Moniaive Riverside Path£6,800
New Barns Crannog, Colvend£500
Old Mortality, Balmaclellan£1,650
Parliament Square, Langholm£25,008
Penkiln Suspension Bridge, Newton Stewart£6,300
Port Macadam Access project, Gatehouse of Fleet£10,000
Powillimount Viewpoint£8,500
Ravenshall, Carsluith£1,390
Red Squirrel projects£10,695
Reintroduction of Sparling£14,000
Rhonehouse Fair Green£2,771
River Annan Catchment Water Vole project£7,000
River Nith Enhancement (Fish Pass)£4,000
Robert the Bruce Trail£4,250
Rookeries Census 2003£600
Rounall Wood Quarry project, Dalbeattie£2,500
Rounall Wood, Dalbeattie£3,177
Salcot Tower, Caerlaverock£10,000
Salmon Cycle£17,147
Sanquhar Castle Feasibility Study£2,100
Sanquhar Heritage Trail£20,000
Sensory Garden, Mabie Forest£4,000
Set in Stone, Kirkconnel£10,000
Shred-a-Bed – Recycling Newspapers£3,045
Small Streams Management project£15,000
Sojers Bridge, Sanquhar£10,000
Solway House Living Arts Centre, The Crichton, Dumfries£10,000
South West Scotland Community Environment project£5,000
Southern Upland Way, Portpatrick£20,000
Southern Uplands Partnership£10,000
Spooky Wood / Carrefour, Dalbeattie£3,917
St Andrews RC Church, Dumfries – Church Spire£5,000
St Machutus Restoration (Wigtown Old Parish Church)£40,000
Stairhaven, Glenluce£5,000
Stakeford Wildlife Site£6,000
Swan Pipe, Caerlaverock£5,000
SWEAP – Eco Schools£5,000
SWEAP – Eco training / community environmental projects£4,637
SWEAP Breaks£1,250
Threave House, Castle Douglas£20,000
Totem Pole project, Dalbeattie Forest£5,000
Townhead Church Building Restoration *£4,640
TreeFest / Out of the Woods£4,931
Twynholm Village Path£3,650
Vans-Agnew Monument, Kirkinner£3,000
Whing Burn Native Riparian Woodland Planting£5,415
Whitefield Loch, Glenluce£7,000
Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve£3,000
Wigtown Drumlins Trees£3,231
Wildlife Heritage of Dumfries and Galloway£7,150
Windmill Tower and Camera Obscura, Dumfries£10,500
Wood Tour Education Initiative£1,525
Woodhouse Meadow, Dalbeattie£1,200
WWT Visitor Centre, Caerlaverock£21,000
 £1,669,214