Community Council Blog

Tree Pollarding Information
Posted on : 16th July 2012

The traditional method of managing lime trees in a town or village environment is by pollarding, which is a pruning system in which the upper branches of a tree are periodically removed, promoting a dense head of  foliage and branches, …

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Community Council Digest June 2012
Posted on : 2nd July 2012

Thornhill Community Council: June Digest (including AGM) (full Minutes will be published in Thornhill Library and on shortly after the September meeting) CCTV has now been installed at the Community Centre.  Police, however, still patrolling the area. There have …

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Community Council Digest May 2012
Posted on : 6th June 2012

DGHP have tidied up raised bed at corner of W Morton St/Townhead St, but pavement has now started to break up in that area.  Cllrs JD & GD will pursue with DG First. Further to reports of litter problem in …

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More funding opportunities at Dumfries & Galloway’s new website
Posted on : 6th June 2012   Some more details on the attached PDF. DG4 Community Funding Posters

Community Council Digest April 2012
Posted on : 8th May 2012

Tree pruning:  trees now in bud;  postponed till June and intimated on Website and Notice Board. Windfarm/mast applications at High Auldgirth:  letters of representation submitted, as previously agreed. DGHP/former WHA site:  Concern expressed at short notice of consultation event (Friday, …

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Not making a drama out of a crisis
Posted on : 11th April 2012

Attached is a scan of Dumfries & Galloway Council’s Household Emergency Life-saving Plan, which you may find useful to make plans for your family/household against any need arising.  The Community Council is not currently expecting any emergency in this area …

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MapWhere we are

Thornhill is at the heart of Dumfries & Galloway in south west Scotland in the beautiful rolling countryside of Nithsdale, steeped in history both natural & physical.

1.5 Hours from Edinburgh by Car.
1.5 Hours from Glasgow by Car.
2 Hours from Newcastle by Car.