Angus Members’ Centre gets stuck in with local and national projects

the Angus Members Centre for NTS helped with the outreach programme and school visits at the House of Dun

the Angus Members Centre for NTS helped with the outreach programme and school visits at the House of Dun

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The Angus Members’ Centre of the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has over the past year contributed to a range of projects both locally and nationally.

Their AGM will take place on Thursday, October 1, starting at 2.15pm in the Guide Hall, Myre Car Park, Forfar.

After the formal part of the meeting (and the refreshments), Connie Lovel, the assistant director, north, properties and visitor services, will give an update on the current state of the NTS properties in the north east.

The meeting is open to everyone and non-members would be welcome.

The money raised by the Members’ Centre goes to projects both locally and nationally.

Over the past year, amongst other things, the Members’ Centre has funded or contributed towards a wide range of projects at various properties: plant labels and other items at Arduaine, Banklyn and Malleny

Gardens; a children’s activity centre at Killiecrankie; the North Tower Project at Kellie Castle; enhancements to the fiberglass pigs at the entrance of Gladstone’s Land; a new trailer for use with quad bike at

Glencoe and Dalness; furniture for the Ranger Base at Killin; equipment to help with surveying at Mar Lodge Estate and on the Western Isles; the outreach programme and school visits at House of Dun; the purchase of two items of furniture designed by Mackintosh for the Hill House; various items for use at Alloa Tower, Falkland Place, the Georgian House and Kellie Castle.

For anyone who would like to know more about support for the NTS at a local level, details of the Angus Members’ Centre will be available at the meeting or by contacting the membership secretary on 01674 676783.