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Coffee Morning Thurs Dec 3rd

Posted by glentroolvillage on November 20, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Nov/Dec Brew n Blethers

Posted by glentroolvillage on November 20, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Balunton Windfarm Meeting 9th November

Posted by glentroolvillage on October 29, 2015 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

BALUNTON WIND FARM MEETING on Monday 9th November at 7pm at Glentrool Old School.

Peter Moynan is directing the EIA and Planning work for Balunton Wind Energy Limited which is a joint venture between North British Windpower Limited and Invenergy LLC is coming, as is Graham Irwin, the Development Director for North British Windpower.

They are coming to answer questions you have regarding the proposed Wind Farm so pop in to the Old School which ip open at the weekends 11am -3pm and look at the published results of the environmental survey.Do a bit of reserch before the meeting and put informed questions to the meeting.

Can you make sure your friends & neighbours know about the meeting please.


Balunton Windfarm Planning Application

Posted by glentroolvillage on September 10, 2015 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The Planning application is in for the windfarm at Balunton which is very near to Glentrool.

If you are happy with this that's fine.

However, if you are not, you can object by going on the council website

and placing an objection.

The application number is 15/P/1/0189

Rhododendron Spraying in the Glentrool Area

Posted by glentroolvillage on September 10, 2015 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Please note the following email............



I am emailing to inform you of our intention to complete the rhododendron spraying in the Glentrool area now the school holidays are over, weather depending over the two weeks from Monday 14th September. The area around the Village and the path between the Village and the Visitor centre are complete. The areas to be worked are south of the public road between Bargrennan and Glentrool Village, and the area along the public road from the Visitor Centre to Bruces Stone Car Park as shown on the map provided earlier in the summer.








Gareth Ventress

Environment Forester


Jack Hunter 1307 And All That 13th September

Posted by glentroolvillage on August 24, 2015 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Glentrool & Bargrennan Community Trust invite you to a talk by JACK HUNTER "1307 & All That"

'Enjoy a Sunday afternoon in the company of well-known local historian,

Jack Hunter, as he takes a closer look at

what we know about the Battle of Glentrool.


Glentrool Primary School

Tickets £5, includes afternoon tea.

Book in advance at [email protected]

Leave your name and contact details

Tickets available at the door

Explore your exciting local Heritage.

Traditinal Music Weekend Aug 28th

Posted by glentroolvillage on August 24, 2015 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)


August 28th/29th/30th 2015.


Friday 28th - SESSION

Creebridge House Hotel, Newton Stewart

8pm onwards

-with Jim Bainbridge and Friends


Saturday 29th - SESSION

Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart

3pm onwards

-with Billy Jones, family and friends



TRADITIONAL CONCERT-7.30pm-tickets £8

Alison McMorland and Geordie MacIntyre

Jim Bainbridge, Pat Sweeney and friends


SUNDAY 30th-Swallow Theatre Open Party

2pm onwards

Tunes, Songs, Stories - Come-all-Ye

  ALL welcome to perform at ALL events except the Saturday concert at the Swallow- even poets are welcome!


August Brew and Blether

Posted by glentroolvillage on August 24, 2015 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

26th August...usual venue ....see below...QUIZ!

Art, Craft and Produce Fair 18th April

Posted by glentroolvillage on April 3, 2015 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)






Art, Craft and Produce Fair

Saturday !8th April from 11am-3pm

Glentrool Primary School

Quality handmade products by artisan craft workers plus refreshments & raffle.

Fine art from Little Dot Creations ; Beautiful perennials from Elmlea Plants; Peter Wareing Ceramics; amazing Aldaron Woodcrafts ;The wonderful Justsky Art;

Gorgeous original jewellery from Tartan Tree; Lovely artwork from Emily’s Designs; Vandle Candles

Chunky scarves hats and gloves from Happy Snail Crafts; Pukka preserves from Galloway Chillies Artisan cheese from Choose a Cheese ; Cupcakes from Dotty Designs ...and many more.

Make a day of it! Walk wild, come and admire Galloway`s best artisan producers & round the day off at the Beer Festival

January Brew 'n Blether on the 28th!

Posted by glentroolvillage on January 26, 2015 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Glentrool Community Centre


Music entertainment from Charlie Gorman

See previous below!