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Meet the Team

Each team member brings unique and beneficial skills and experiences to help us engage and support your community to make your homes, gardens, parks and public spaces work for you. With the full support of West Lothian council regeneration team and Almond Housing we have the ability to and will be supporting you to design and deliver important community development projects.

 

David Tatton - Community environment champion

I retrained in horticulture following a lengthy career managing social care services for Edinburgh council. Then set up a small market garden providing fresh produce to the local community.

Colin Gilmour – Community gardener

I have lived in Craigshill since 1975 and attended both Riverside primary and Craigshill high before it closed. I have been involved in allotment gardening as long as I can remember.

Andrew Gosland – Community gardener

For the last 3 years I’ve been volunteering as a gardener with a charity called Youth Vision near Threipmuir reservoir and also volunteer with Cyrenians in Kirknewton for Sight Scotland.

Kirsty Roberstson – Activities coordinator

I'm a very sociable person so the role of activities coordinator really suits me perfectly. Every day is so varied and honestly so rewarding I couldn't wish to be in a better place. 

Yvonne Weighand Lyle – Community Artist

I am an artist born and raised in the Lothians, making public art and painting. I have a socially engaged practice and a proven track record of facilitating community-led and co-creation projects. Lothian culture and heritage are core and central to my artwork.

Naimh Baxter – SPARK Digital marketing

Supporting the Growing together project behind the scenes with our digital and social output.

A Community Partnership

A community partnership funded through the Scottish government Investing in communities fund.

"Growing together" brings together the community presence, knowledge and skill of the three Craigshill partners - Almond housing association, Spark and West Lothian Youth Action Project

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