New Arbroath community space taking shape

Work to form a new communal area for an Arbroath neighbourhood took a further stop forward recently.

By
Mark Dowie
Saturday, 5th March 2022, 7:00am
New Arbroath community space taking shape

With a fine show of community spirit, local residents, along with 16 students from Dundee and Angus College, who were all ably assisted by Arbroath Rotarians, completed a large tidy and clear-up exercise on the site of the planned Townhead and Noran Community Space

Donations from the Communities Mental Health and Well-being Fund, William Coull Anderson Trust, Scobie Church Fund, Arbroath Guildry, Arbroath Rotary Club, the provision of skips by Geddes and the supply of a pick-up truck by local business MacKay Boatbuilders all helped to make the clear-up possible.

Support for the project has also been provided by Angus Council’s communities team, housing and parks departments and local Councillor Lois Speed who have also contributed greatly to its progress.

A spokesman for Arbroath Rotary Club said: “This is a fine example of a community-driven project which benefits all the residents in the Townhead Road and Noran Avenue area of the town.”

Pictured are the volunteers hard at work clearing the site of the future community garden area.

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