Local Events and Activities

August 2018  Events in the Seven Lochs area: City of Play at Provan Hall Wednesday 1 August at Proven Hall House, Auchinlea, G34 9NJ Celebrate National Play Day with City of Play and Proven Hall Community Management Trust. Children and families can get creative and help build “Tinkertown” – play structures and play space they […]

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New visitor centre for Drumpellier Country Park

Drumpellier Country Park visitor centre will be redeveloped as a gateway to the Seven Lochs Wetland Park. The centre will be extended to create a new viewing over the loch, with displays telling the story of the park and the Seven Lochs project. Additional car parking and information points around the park are also being developed. […]

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Biodiversity at Red Deer Village Holiday Park

Red Deer Village, and the town of Stepps, hosts a range of different species and habitats, as now spotted on camera! Red Deer Village is a fairly biodiverse park in terms of animal species. The park has seen a variety of birds , squirrels, insects, frogs, foxes and deer, as well as having a woodland […]

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Beginners Bumblebee Workshop

“Bees are a hot topic in conservation right now so we have teamed up with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust to run a beginners identification workshop on Saturday 14th July. This session will be a great chance to learn more about bumblebees, how to tell the difference between the species we have in Scotland and what […]

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Seven Lochs Wetland Park

As part of the Year of Young People and Glasgow Festival 2018 we’ve teamed up with Urban Fox programme to run a series of outdoor adventure activities for young people and families. The first activities run this week: Friday 6th July – Cycling activities / guided bike rides from Hogganfield Park. Bikes and helmets provided. […]

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Events in the Seven Lochs Area

Check out events happening in the Seven Lochs area in summer 2018. Summer Solstice Otter Walk Thursday 21 June at RSPB Scotland Baron’s Haugh Nature Reserve Join our reserve warden for a gentle stroll around RSPB Scotland Baron’s Haugh on the longest day of the year. Surround yourself with the beautiful sights, sounds and smells […]

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Sponsored Charity Run

Sons of the directors of Red Deer Village, Liam and Ian Hendry, did a sponsored charity run for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising a fantastic £200! Liam Hendry, son of director of Red Deer Village, Ivan Hendry,  accompanied by Ian Hendry, son of director John Hendry, completed a 4.4 mile run to raise donations for Macmillan […]

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Report Highlights Rich Local Biodiversity

“You might not notice at first glance but take a closer look and North Lanarkshire is rich in wildlife from ancient woodlands to peat moorlands, bean geese to red squirrels, rivers and lochs, wildflower meadows and parks. “We have published our Biodiversity Duty Report for 2015-2018 which highlights the many ways we”re working to improve our […]

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Charity of the Month

We’ve managed to raise £84.07 for a fantastic cause! Our latest charity of the month, Barnardo’s, has just been donated £84.07 from the park. Thank you to all of our residents, staff and guests that have helped to raise this for the fantastic charity. Please continue to support our charities of the month!

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Staff Fire Training

Our latest fire training day for staff was held on 27 April! On Friday 27th April, Colin from Fire Prevention Scotland Ltd came out to the park to give staff a refresher course on eliminating fire hazards. The staff first practiced the use of fire extinguishers, and distinguished the difference between them, and then followed […]

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