Following the £2 million funding award from the Scottish Government’s ‘Small Town Investment Fund’ along with further investment from Clackmannanshire Council to regenerate Clackmannan, in a bid to reduce the socio-economic impact following the early closure of Longannet Power Station in Spring 2016. One of the identified projects of this fund, is to support is the re-development of the town’s Library and Community Access Point (CAP) following its low usage record.
Clackmannan Town Hall Trust are current leading on this project with the recent fixed-term appointment of Project Officer – Beth Corkish to develop this. *Beth has since completed her post as of September 2018.
Beth is responsible for; community consultation, feasibility work and business planning in relation to developing plans for the Community Hub – which is one of the priority projects voted for by the people of Clackmannan during the 2015-2020 Community Action Plan consultation process.
Important consultation meetings will be taking place with the community over the coming months to bring your ideas together to help shape the project.
Please check local noticeboards, local press and social media for further details on forthcoming meetings. Your views are really important in taking this project forward so please get involved if you can.
Clackmannanshire Council will be withdrawing library and CAP service from the building as of Friday, 28th September 2018. The nearest access point will be Speirs Centre, Alloa.
For more information please contact Clackmannan Town Hall Trust on Tel: 07944566068 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any ideas and proposals you may have relating to the Community Hub Project