Trust idea could affect places like Kilsyth’s Colzium House

Colzium House, Kilsyth

Colzium House, Kilsyth

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DRASTIC changes to the way Colzium House and other similar facilities are run could result from proposals under consideration by North Lanarkshire Council.

A report with the policy and resources committee suggests examining “alternative arrangements” for managing cultural services, country parks, outdoor centres and other associated services.

The document suggests that a move to set up a non-profit distributing organisation, better known as a trust, to manage such assets externally could save the council a whopping £800,000.

But the idea has received a cool response locally.

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