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Sailing’s Olympic Double Gold Medallist Launches… the ‘Discovery’ Wheelyboat!

Sailing’s Olympic Double Gold Medallist, Dundee-born Shirley Robertson, caused a splash at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park’s Castle Semple Centre on Saturday 16 May 2015 when she launched Scotland’s first 'Wheelyboat V20' for disabled sailors.    
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Double Olympic Gold Medallist Shirley Roberston Launches New Wheelyboat

Sailing’s Olympic Double Gold Medallist launches…..the Wheelyboat! Sailing’s Olympic Double Gold Medallist, Dundee-born Shirley Robertson, is causing a splash at Renfrewshire’s Castle Semple Loch on Saturday 16 May 2015 when she will be launching Scotland’s first brand new “Wheelyboat” for disabled sailors. The Wheelyboat V20 is a 20 foot long...
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Moth News

In April there were a few moths around at Muirshiel.   The distinctive 'Hebrew Character' is named after the Hebrew letter נ (Nun) that looks like the marking on the moths wing.  Their caterpillars feed on a variety of trees (eg birch and hazel) and plants such as meadowsweet and...
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Volunteers Create Otter Holt

Last Thursday our volunteers, along with Ranger Denys, created a new otter holt using willow and oak stakes. The holt took 6 of our volunteers an impressive 4 hours to build. The result will be a ‘satellite holt’ that can be used by the otters when their existing holt...
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Pedal the Park in Pictures

An impressive number of people supported the first full scale ‘Pedal the Park’ on Sunday 26 April 2015 at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. The Sportive – a challenging 68km cycle around the Regional Park with two significant ‘climbs’ -...
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Big Beach Clean-up at Lunderston Bay

Lunderston Bay was given a wee spring clean today,  the Rangers in conjunction with the Marine Conservation Society,  M&S staff and other volunteers gave up their time to record and remove 68kg of litter from the beach and...
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Pedal the Park sees over 200 Riders Support Paracycling

The first Pedal the Park festival took place on Sunday 26 April with over 200 participants on 4 exciting rides! The majority of participants, over 120 took part in a challenging 68km sportive around some...
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Pathworks at the Grotto, Parkhill

Work on upgrading the path in Parkhill that goes from Terry's Bridge to the pond and the Grotto is tentatively arranged to start next Tuesday 5th of May and is expected to last two to three weeks.  Please be mindful that trucks and mechanical diggers will be operating on...
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Hand Cycling

With the approach of Pedal the Park it was nice to see visitor Andy setting up his hand cycle at the Greenock Cut, even braver of him to let one of the Rangers take his bike for a tour around the car park!  Andy and Carolyn explained the...
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Over 100 Participants Sign Up to Pedal the Park!

Ride 63 Community Cycling Club and Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park’s Pedal the Park will take place in just over a week’s time at Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Lochwinnoch. The first cycling festival of its kind in the area, Pedal the Park...