End of Great 2 Years Working in Barrhill

After 2 years, Creetown Initiative’s contract working with Barrhill Community Interest Company and Barrhill Development Trust has come to an end. We have had a fantastic couple of years working with the community of Barrhill and hope that the community are pleased with progress made. Creetown Initiative provided Project Officer support and one staff...

Vote for Ferry Friends for Funding!

Ferry Friends, our community project for over 60s in our parish, has been shortlisted as finalists in the running to receive funding from Dumfries and Galloway Council fund, “Your Community, Your Money, You Decide”. It now all comes down to a community vote to determine the winner of the funding. How to Vote You...

Creetown Adamson Square

Adamson Square, Creetown

In an exciting remodelling exercise, internationally renowned sculptor Hideo Furuta was commissioned to work with Solway Heritage’s Landscape Architect, Nic Coombey, to develop our Town Square in 2005. Creetown Initiative worked with Hideo and the community to develop a design which reflected the culture and history of the village through the eyes of the...

Creetown KGV Park Regeneration

In 2010, Kirkmabreck Community Council invited Creetown Initiative to undertake a community consultation to decide what regeneration work the community would like to have done in Creetown’s King George V Playing Field. Community Consultation Every household in the parish was contacted to ask for their views, community groups were approached, an open day was...

Barholm Accommodation

In 2011 the Barholm Arms (or ‘The Ponda’ as it was locally known) closed permanently. After a few years the condition of the building deteriorated and became an eyesore on Creetown’s main street. Creetown Initiative purchased the building and secured £890,000 from the National Lottery to redevelop it into an Enterprise Centre. The aim...

Ferry Friends – Official Launch!

Creetown Initiative’s Ferry Friends is delighted to announce the official launch of our new project for the older generation of Creetown and surrounding area. We will be holding a Coffee Morning on Tuesday 20th November 2018 in the Waverley Hall, Creetown, 11am – 1pm. This event is open to older people, those who work...

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