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Champion of Change Award

05/07/2014 15:33
Tom Stevenson of Stranraer Rotary Club was one of twelve Rotarians from throughout Britain and Ireland who were recently personally thanked by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in a reception in Whitehall. Presenting the first ever Champions of Change Awards, Mr. Clegg spoke of the "extraordinary...

Mull of Galloway Trail and Sail

01/06/2014 21:37
Stranraer Rotary hosted a Trail and Sail event last year that highlighted the delights of West Galloway as a destination to enjoy outdoor pursuits. The event was very successful, and it has been decided to expand it this year to increase its appeal. The Mull of Galloway Trail, and the combined...

Newton Stewart Walking Festival

20/05/2014 20:54
  In May last year the Newton Stewart Walking Festival included a walk on part of the Mull of Galloway Trail for the first time. Robert Clark and Tom Stevenson led a party of 24 walkers from New England Bay but due to atrocious weather conditions 16 walkers gave up at Drummore leaving the...

Storm Damage to Trail

27/01/2014 21:16
    Following the storm in early January members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer Club walked the trail to view the impact of the high tides and wind. They were shocked with the damage caused by the power of the sea which included severe damage to a bridge constructed during the project...

Forthcoming Events

27/01/2014 20:51
    The Mull of Galloway Trail is again to be included in this year’s programme of walks organised by the Newton Stewart Walking Festival. Last year Robert Clark and Tom Stevenson led a party of 24 walkers from New England Bay to the Mull but due to atrocious weather conditions a...

Surplus Funds from book sales buy two ShelterBoxes

09/12/2013 20:07
The book entitled 27 Circular Walks based on the Mull of Galloway Trail has proved to be popular with over 800 copies having been sold. The book which was compiled by Robert Clark, Trail Coordinator, was published by the Rotary Club of Stranraer and was launched in March...

Cotton Joe is first to walk from Mull to Cape Wrath!

16/11/2013 18:03
On 1 October 2013 Cotton Joe started his epic walk from the Mull of Galloway to Cape Wrath. He finally reached the Cape on Saturday 10 November 2013 - a total of around 450 miles. During the journey he took time out to visit Glasgow and he also climbed both Ben Lomand and Ben...

Cotton Joe takes up the challenge

25/10/2013 21:14
                    Joe Norman, who is known as Cotton Joe to his friends, hails from North Carolina in the USA. He works as a field officer but has taken time off to walk the International Appalachian Trail (IAT). Before coming this summer to the...

Long Distance Walk from the Mull

14/09/2013 17:32
Rev David Albon who is the Church of Scotland minister at Mauchine linked with Sorn had arranged to take six weeks study leave to enable him to walk from the Mull to Cape Wrath. He planned to have the experience of community fellowship, as well as solitude and silence during his long...

Leswalt Church Sponsored Walk

03/09/2013 17:20
Leswalt Church annual sponsored walk took place on Saturday 31 August 2013 when 15 walkers set off from Sandhead to walk on the trail to Stranraer. They continued along the seafront in Stranraer to Hazel and Owen Watt’s home at Broadstone. Hazel and helpers provided a very welcome lunch of soup and...
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