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A unique collection of old Gatehouse photographs are now on show in the Faed Gallery at the Mill on the Fleet. The photographs are the work of William McMurray who lived from 1882 to 1966 and had been hidden from view for over 50 years.
The McMurray collection of photographs covers the period from the 1890s to the 1920s.
The Community Council organised a survey of residents in February this year to guage opinion on a range of community topics and to seek suggestions and ideas to make Gatehouse better. 600 surveys were distributed and there were 58 replies with a good mix of views and suggestions. The resilts are available here as a pdf download.
The Cricket Club has been shortlisted for an award. It needs your votes to win. Although it is the Galloway Cricket Club, it is based in Gatehouse and has been doing great work to get young people involved in the sport. Follow the link below to vote ... and please share.
Galloway Cricket club provides structured sports activities for young people in an area where there are very few facilities. The club works with all age groups, boys and girls. Unfortunately the club pavilion is in such bad condition, it may have to be demolished.
The Gatehouse Development Initiative is a keen supporter of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere and hopes that, over time, the existence of the Biosphere will help to encourage sustainable development across South West Scotland. Biospheres are recognised by UNESCO and the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere is the only Biosphere in Scotland, so this provides are real opportunity for communities within the Biosphere to benefit from association with this internationally recognised designation.