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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Press Release - 2nd April 2014

Castle Grounds Regeneration Project

Saturday 19th April, Woodlands Centre - Castle Grounds

Come and find out more about the Castle Grounds Regeneration project. Drop in anytime between 10.30am to 4.30pm. Find Out More, Guided Walks, Take Part!

A Drop-in Day on Saturday 19th April in the Woodlands Centre, Stornoway, is the latest stage in the development of restoration and improvement proposals for the Lews Castle Grounds.  The proposals are being developed by the Stornoway Trust and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar with funding support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Draft proposals will be displayed on the upper floor of the Woodlands Centre and the event will include short presentations on the project and guided walks around the project area.  There will also be an update on progress with the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project, currently under construction and scheduled to open in the summer of 2015.

The event will also be an opportunity for members of the public, whether regular users of the Castle Grounds or visitors to the island, to make their views known and offer suggestions and ideas on the developing proposals.

Please drop in anytime between 10.30am and 4.30pm.  You can also find out more on Facebook:

If you would to get involved as a volunteer please contact: Tina MacLean:    Volunteers are needed for a range of tasks over the next few weeks, including Visitor Surveys and a Spring Clean campaign.

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Nigel Scott
Communications Officer
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Tel: 01851 822622 (Work)
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