Colin Gilmour from the Borders Council together with Jamie Baker and Wendy Malkin from East Lothian Council met with Rod Lugg, Stephanie Walker and Sean Watson from the Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project yesterday in Penicuik. Colin , Jamie and Wendy have CAR schemes in their areas, namely Jedburgh, Tranent and Cockenzie and it was good… continue reading »
Two volunteers from the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme are helping Sean Watson the project Archivist digitise Penicuik’s Historical Society Archive.Callum Boyle , a career ready pupil from Beeslack School in Penicuik is undergoing an internship with the project. His particular interest is assisting to manage the volunteers in history and heritage projects .
The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project in partnership with Penicuik First ( The Penicuik Business Improvement District partnership) have produced a leaflet called , “Welcome we are open please come in .” This is a reminder of the businesses in the town centre , encouraging residents to use the local services and businesses available in the… continue reading »
The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration project partnered with Change Works at their seminar on the 6th June 2019 in Penicuik Town Hall . Presentations were given about sustainable energy solutions in buildings and experts were available to give advice . The audience were able to view the Penicuik Heritage exhibition and pick up copies of the… continue reading »
This year was the first that the Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project was able to run an event at the local Hunter and Lass festival. Our event with Archaeology Scotland in St. Mungo’s Churchyard proved to be a success as it offered local community members – and attendees from as far afield as Australia – the… continue reading »
St Mungo’s Churchyard 10am – 1pm More info: firstname.lastname@example.org or Sean Watson @ 07473742501 St. Mungo’s Churchyard is valuable record of the early development of Penicuik, and those who were the driving force behind it. Not only does it contain the final resting places of the Cowan and Clerk families, but it still houses the… continue reading »
The new widened yorkstone pavements have created the opportunity for traders to have sitting out areas , making the most of the good weather, hopefully coming over the summer months.
The first newsletter is now available summarising latest developments with the scheme, mainly that the first phase of the High Street work is complete and that we are open for grant applications for the high and medium priority building projects.It also gives a summary of some of the community engagement work carried out so far.Please… continue reading »
The Property Repair Seminar organised by the conservation architect Jo Parry-Geddes from Mill Architects on behalf of the Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project on the 25th April was a success.40 people attended to listen to presentations from Jo , Rod Lugg, Marcus Paing from the Stone Federation , a speaker from the National Federation of Roofing… continue reading »