Gorebridge Community Development Trust

The GCDT Office - 58 Main Street

Gorebridge Community Development Trust

constantly working to enhance the quality of life for all people of the town and surrounding area.

Welcome to Gorebridge

The Town of Gorebridge - Close to Edinburgh and the Pentland Hills

Welcome to Gorebridge

Looking forward to a bright future from an industrious past.

The New Community Hub

The construction so far..

The New Community Hub

COMING SOON..a new fit for purpose community building

Gorebridge Circular Walk

The Gorebridge Circular Walk is 7.5 miles long in total but has a few short-cuts!

Gorebridge Circular Walk

A fine walking route through the countryside around Gorebridge

The Gorebridge Community Development Trust supports the economic and social regeneration of the former coal mining town of Gorebridge and surrounding areas in Midlothian. We work for the bright future of Gorebridge, improved local services and a strong community.

Our projects & those we support.

You are welcome to come and visit us

Number 58

Number 58 is the Trusts headquarters and community information centre for all our projects and activities.

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The Community Hub

Coming Soon -  The New Community Hub

Gorebridge Community Development Trust is in the process of developing a multi-purpose community hub. The hub will replace the old Brown Building providing a much needed fit for purpose community facility.

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The Opening of the community garden project in May 2009

Newbyres Community Garden

Working with our partners at the Gorebridge and District Environmental Group we undertook a major landscaping project at the Newbyres Castle site. We have created a pedestrian walkway through the site and commissioned a sign explaining the history of the Newbyres Castle.

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New housing developments in Gorebridge

Gorebridge Locality Plan

Following extensive community consultation The Gorebridge Locality Plan was published in April 2010. The plan includes some 28 actions that local people wanted implemented to improve the quality of life for people in Gorebridge.

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Scotways sign waymarkers

Gorebridge Circular Walk

GCDT has worked in partnership with Gorebridge and District Environmental Group to develop a 7.5 mile circular walk around Gorebridge. This path network links in with connections to Mayfield, the South Esk Way and Dalkeith. Download the PDF of the walk below or collect a leaflet from the Trust’s office.

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Development of a community website - this one!

Development of a community website

This website was developed to be a valuable resource to the community, providing up to date information on the local area, events as well as details on how to get involved in local community groups and projects.

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Gorebridge CARS Scheme

Gorebridge Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS)

What is Gorebridge CARS?

A Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) is a jointly funded grant programme that provides assistance for regenerating towns and villages and enhancing the appearance of conservation areas through the repair of historic buildings and spaces

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The Gorebridge Story

The Gorebridge Story

As local people who have come together with a passion for Gorebridge, we want to encourage more people from all areas of Gorebridge to connect with each other for the future of our village.

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The GADEG Group

Gorebridge and District Environmental Group

Many Hands Make Light Work. GADEG are looking for new members to join our group of volunteers. Come and make Gorebridge and the surrounding area more environmentally friendly.

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Table football

Go Youth

GO offers a wide range of activities that include table tennis, football, computer games, Xbox and Wi.The group welcomes young people age 11-18.

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What's On - See Calendar

Knitting Group

Apr 6, 2015 — 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Gorebridge Library

Gorebridge Community Cafe

Apr 3, 2015 — 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church Hall

Midlothian Community Men's Shed

Apr 3, 2015 — 9.30 am - 11.30 am
Mayfield Pavilion (Behind Mayfield Leisure Centre)

Kinship Carers

Apr 2, 2015 — 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
Gorebridge Parish Church Hall

Gorebridge Time Team

Mar 31, 2015 — 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm
Gorebridge Primary School

Crafternoon Tea

Apr 6, 2015 — 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Gorebridge Community Development Trust Office

The Latest! - See Blog

Coalfields Community Open Day - Saturday 10th January 2015

Come along to the Community Open Day at Gorebridge Parish Church THIS SATURDAY between 12 - 3pm where you will be able to vote on what is important to you in

Gorebridge Hub Update - July 2014

Hello all. My name is Paul Renwick and I’m the Project Organiser at Gorebridge Community Development Trust. It is my job to ensure that the Gorebridge Community Hub

Fundraising and Communications Intern

We are currently looking for a Fundraising and Communications Intern to assist us with our work over the next few months.Please see the attached PDF for more details 

Bridge Works at Gorebridge Main Street

From Monday 31st March 2014 Network Rail & their contractor, BAM will be undertaking works on the bridge from the Main Street leading to Station Road, Gorebridge for two weeks. During

To keep up to date, visit our blog or calendar pages.