Is community ownership always best?

You may have heard that the Langholm Initiative is involved in the feasibility of the Townfoot sport centre. The centre was previously managed by Edinburgh Woollen Mill who, upon leaving Langholm for their new offices in Carlisle, decided to close the facility at the end of February this year. We believe that it's important to consider the views and voices of the local community and as such have agreed to look at the potential feasibility of a community-led alternative. At this very early stage, we don't have the answers. We don't currently know if this could be a viable or sustainable project - but we are interested in knowing what you think. We are heading into a new era of comm


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