The Directors for 2015/2016 are as follows:
Billy McCreath (Chairman), Rachel Seed (Secretary), Sylvia Sinclair,
Davie McMillan, David Gibbon, Steve Cowley,
and Rory Clark Kennedy.
Liz Holmes is a Director representing the Community Council.
Nominations for new Directors are invited at the Annual Public Meeting,
held in August every year.
To view the Minutes of CREFL Meetings,
the CREFL CONSITUTION,
please click HERE
This company has been set up to administer community benefit funds given annually to Carsphairn by the owners of Windy
Standard and Wetherhill windfarms. The money is distributed in the form of grants to:
- Help finance projects which will benefit the community; and
- Assist inhabitants of the parish to continue their learning through further education.
The directors are all local people who give their time voluntarily. They meet 4 times throughout the year to consider
applications for grants.
At the recent meeting of the Board of Directors, it was decided to make funding available
for grants for vocational training. The new application forms and guidelines are available below. (The forms are available as PDFs or Word documents for easy
All Applications for consideration should be submitted to the Company
Secretary at least two weeks before the next meeting.
APPLICATION FORMS and GUIDANCE NOTES are available to download HERE
Further information can be obtained from the Committee Secretary:
Rachel Seed, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Projects which CREFL Grants have helped the village with include:
- Assistance in the purchase of the Village Shop premises, and maintenance of building
- Assistance in the Construction of the Community Garden, and regular upkeep
- Some aspects of the Church building upkeep
- Installation of heating, a new cooker, an industrial dishwashing machine in the Lagwyne Hall, other maintenance work and a revenue grant
- Publishing of leaflets for the Heritage Group and a revenue grant
- Sponsoring marquee, portaloos and catalogue printing at Carsphairn Show
- Grants towards local students further education studies