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28/09/2021 19:23
This event which was held on 18 September 2021 and which was formerly organised by the Rotary Club of Stranraer had been taken over by Acorn Trails. Their first marathon was moved from June to September after Covid restrictions were eased. Fantastic weather and committed runners combined to...
11/06/2021 22:21
In March 2020 the members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer were pleased to learn that a further grant of £5580 had been awarded by Kilgallioch Community Benefit Company. The funds were used to meet the cost of Improvements at four different locations along the trail with the work being carried out...
18/05/2020 21:39
A new project named the TipTaeTip Challange has been set up by Ross Gemmell, Southern Upland Ranger. It takes in the Mull of Galloway Trail as the link to Scotland's most southerly point and includes the Southern Upland Way to Wanlockhead. It continues to New Lanark then takes in the Clyde Walkway,...
22/12/2019 17:28
Walkers were having difficulties at the Beoch and Several Burns south of Cairnryan due to the burns changing course and diverting away from the bridges. There was also erosion on the banks of the burns especially around the bridges. The members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer were...
14/11/2019 19:42
The members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer were delighted that further funding was awarded by Kilgallioch Community Fund. A grant of £9300 has been used to install three flights of steps with handrails at the March Burn to replace stones which were slippery in wet weather. New...
21/03/2019 11:00
The members of the Rotary Club of Stranraer were delighted to be awarded last year a grant of £9740 to cover the cost of much needed improvements to the trail. The works which were carried by Luce Plant Hire Ltd were recenty completed and have greatly improved walking conditions on three sections...
05/03/2019 11:00
Once again arrangements have been made with the Criminal Justice Department, Dumfries and Galloway Council for a programme of work over the spring and summer months to be carried out through the Community Payback Scheme. Vegetation will be cut back on various stretches of the trail between...
27/03/2018 14:12
Following the construction of a new wind farm adjacent to the route on the Glenapp section some problems were encountered due to work carried out by Scottish Power. Following site meetings with officials from the company changes were made which has remedied the difficulties which had been faced by...
29/05/2017 21:02
  The annual Marathon trail event, consisting of a 10 mile section from Sandhead to Stranraer and for the hardier competitor a 26+ mile marathon distance from the Mull of Galloway, passes through some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery. Many Rotarians and friends helped with the preparation...
10/04/2017 21:57
A new leaflet has been printed which will replace the separte leaflets for the Mull of Galloway Trail and the Loch Ryan Coastal Path. The route from the Mull of Galloway to Glenapp is described in both directions. This combined leaflet for the trail and the coastal path is illustrated with...
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