Funding for path on hold
OFFICIALS have been criticised for going down the wrong path in recommending £24,500 be spent on a new pavement in the grounds of Carnoustie House.
Members of Angus Council’s communities committee were asked to agree a report which recommended seven projects totalling £159,000 in 201819 – but the allocation of £24,500 for the construction of a path in Carnoustie House grounds, linking from Yeaman Street, was put on hold.
David Cheape, an Independent councillor for Carnoustie and District, said: “I am not aware of a need or a demand for this path in Carnoustie – we are being asked to allocate almost £25,000 without any consultation.”
He added: “What would be popular would be the use of these funds to reinstate the path at the side of Panbride Church, known as the Fairy Steps.”
The meeting was told suggestions are gathered from a number of sources, including community councils and councillors.