The active phase of our crowd funding programme drew to a close yesterday and we just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who donated and shared the links with their family, friends and network. As well as pledges we can add to the pot some cheques which came in and the HMRCContinue reading “Thank you for your support”
“Those humans got the date wrong, the Crowdfunder is closing on Wednesday at 2:00pm so there is still time to donate! at https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-old-trossachs-school a So Go on Make my day!”
Our crowd funder campaign ends at 14:00hrs or 2pm British Summer Time tomorrow (Tuesday) We are tantalising close to achieving our revised goal of £10,000: With cheques in, due to be banked, and Gift Aid we currently have a total of £9773, just £227 short. Can you help us get across the line? Please try. WeContinue reading “COUNTDOWN!”
Our story would not be complete without an appearance from the “Monarch of the Glen” so here he is: The primeval roar of the stags echoes down the glen and over the village and the school in October and is a right of passage when people move to the Trossachs , unless they decide toContinue reading “2 days to go: natural neighbours (4)”
Only three days left to run on the crowd fund campaign – so that is still time for you to support the Trust as we repurpose the Old Trossachs School into a community led visitor centre amongst other things this will create local employment, provide toilet facilities for the many tourists who visit and celebrateContinue reading “3 days left & Home for history (2)”
With only 4 days left to run on our Crowdfund campaign we share with you today a fascinating story brought to us by the power if the internet: The Community Trust who run the Old Trossachs School project were recently contacted from the US by Fred Smith of Virginia. Fred had been going through someContinue reading “4 Days to go: Home for history”
Yesterday we caught up with the team who are researching material for our heritage centre about Education in the Trossachs “old style” Ordnance Survey, 1st edition, 1859-64. © CC BY 4.0 (NLS) Our plans for the Old School include a heritage centre with audio-visual displays describing some of the rich history and culture of the area. Naturally,Continue reading “Why (4) – Heritage”
There are 6 days left go our crowdfunding campaign to run so it is time to remind you of one of our super rewards that you can still take book: The Trossachs is a gem of a place for family cycling – miles and miles of off road tracks including the Sustrans Lochs and Glens (NCN7) Way. SafeContinue reading “Don’t forget – 6 days left”
Do you remember the playground. Running around released from your lessons – kicking off the traces, blowing off steam. We are determined to celebrate “playtime” at the Old Trossachs School. There is only one week to run on our crowdfund campaign so please help us now by donating and sharing at https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-old-trossachs-school
Many resort hotels boast pictures of their infinity pools. Well tough luck to them we think we have the ultimate infinity pool , though as it is a reservoir you can’t swim in it! About a km up the glen from the Old Trossachs School you come across the Glen Finglas dam 115ft high andContinue reading “Infinity Pools”
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