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Mull of Galloway Trail and Sail Challenge

02/06/2013 21:10
This event was held on 1st June 2013. It combined trail running or walking with sailing. It proved to be a showcase for the Mull of Galloway Trail and the splendour of sailing around the Galloway coast. The race was for a maximum crew of five with at least two runners...

New Signs with Names of Burns

18/05/2013 17:22
The Stranraer Campus of Dumfries & Galloway College kindly donated signs with the names of four burns on the trail. The signs were made at the college by the students and have been attached to the four new bridges over the burns by Scott Signs of Stranraer. The photo on the left shows, left to...

Newton Stewart Walking Festival

18/05/2013 16:18
Newton Stewart Walking Festival is held each year in May with the Mull of Galloway Trail being included for the first time in the 2013 programme. On Sunday 12 May 2013 Robert Clark and Tom Stevenson, who were involved in the creation of the trail, led a party of 24 walkers from New...

MacMillan Cancer Support Sponsored Walk

06/04/2013 10:18
A sponsored walk in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support took place on Saturday 6 April 2013. Walkers could either walk the complete length of the Mull of Galloway Trail starting at Stranraer or take part as one of a team of four each walking a different section of the route. Two Rotarians walked the...

Trail Wins Rotary Award

18/02/2013 21:16
The Mull of Galloway Trail has received further recognition being judged the winner of the Club Category in the RIBI Environmental Awards 2103. As well as the certificate the Club received a cheque for £125 to be spent on any environmental initiatives which the Club may undertake.   In a...

Twenty Seven Circular Walks

18/02/2013 21:14
Robert Clark who acted as Project Coordinator for the Trail has compiled a book entitled Twenty Seven Circular Walks based on the Mull of Galloway Trail. In addition to describing each walk Robert has drawn up maps showing the routes. Funding to cover the cost of printing will come from an...

WARNING - Erosion at Cailiness

17/01/2013 14:33
Towards the end of 2012 it was reported that erosion had taken place at Cailiness south of Drummore. Following an inspection by two Rotarians arrangements were made for the fence to be moved further inland by James Smith Fencing with the work carried out in December 2012. Unfortunately...

Presentations at Christmas Lunch

07/01/2013 14:32
  At the Annual Christmas Lunch in North West Castle Hotel on 17 December 2012 Club President, Henry McFadzean presented salvers to Robert Clark, Project Coordinator and to Tom Stevenson, Project Manager in recognition of their contribution towards the development of the Mull of Galloway...

MGT to be one of Scotland’s Great Trails

15/11/2012 05:34
  We were delighted that the Long Distance Route Project Board accepted a recommendation from Scottish Natural Heritage that the Mull of Galloway Trail be included in Scotland’s Great Trails branded network for 2013. The promotional leaflet for Scotland’s Great Trails will be distributed in...

Power Point Presentations on new Trail

08/11/2012 07:20
Dave Kirkwood and Tom Stevenson, members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer have been busy giving Power Point presentations on the new trail to local schools and other local organisations. Already they have attended Stranraer Academy and five primary schools in the area. Presentations have also been...
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