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Clydebelt to Fold due to lack of Support?

7th May 2003

Over 400 people joined Clydebelt's original campaign. Thirteen years later, Clydebelt still has over 400 members' addresses listed, money in the bank and an active web-site. We have deterred developers and influenced planning policy. But Clydebelt is in danger of not getting sufficient committee members to keep functioning. At the AGM planned for Tuesday 20th May at 7.30 in Trinity Church Duntocher the motion will be put to wind up the organisation due to lack of support.


items 4 and 5 will be omitted if 3 is passed.

  1. Secretary's Report
  2. Treasurer's Report
  3. Proposal to wind up Clydebelt due to insufficient Committee effort
    (if passed, decision on which organisation should receive the funds)
  4. Amendments to Constitution
  5. Election of Committee and Office Bearers
  6. Discussion on Proposed Windfarm
    (What action to take, if any, will depend on whether or not Clydebelt still has a committee to continue its campaigning)
  7. A.O.C.B.

Followed by
The Duntocher Burn from the Clyde to its Source
An illustrated talk by Sam Gibson

We have committee members willing and able to carry on, but we need to share the tasks more:

And if a new threat to the environment arises:

The group has made considerable input into the modifications of the new draft local plan in particular in helping to keep the Dalmuir Park, Golf Course and Auchentoshan Estate in Green Belt In the proposed local plan. These had been removed from Green Belt and Auchentoshan identified for housing. Some of the other local issues or concerns raised with West Dunbartonshire Council, East Dunbartonshire Council or SEPA recently have been, light scatter from golf driving range, housing at Burnbrae and Oceanfield Duntocher, Rubbish in Duntocher Glen and near former waterworks, housing in Craigton wood, extension of Douglasmuir quarry into Mains Plantation, Milngavie waterworks, sale of ground at Auchentoshan, protection of Duntocher Mill ruins, attempt to have trees cut at lay-by at Dalnotterhill and Tesco's proposals to build on the Knowes at Faifley.

Further details contact 01389872490 or email Clydebelt Assist

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