Q: How is SWAT funded?
A: We get funds from donations by individuals, local businesses and from our own fund-raising activities, e.g., the sale of SWAT calendars, Christmas cards, bramble jelly, bird-boxes, etc. SWAT is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organization (SCIO).
Q: When are the ‘work days’?
A: The ‘work days’ are noted on the SWAT calendar and are normally on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. Please note that this may change around the Christmas and New Year holiday period. During 2020, arrangements are highly likely to change due to the need to comply with Scottish government instructions and recommendations to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Q: Where do you meet for ‘work days’?
A: We have two shipping containers at the western end of the lane which runs parallel to and to the north of Montgomerie Drive in Stewarton. They are at an entrance to Lainshaw Woods near Scottish Water’s Treatment Plant.
Q: When and where are regular organizational meetings held?
A: Meetings to discuss current and future activities are normally held in The Cottage at John Knox Church on the last Monday of each month commencing at 7.30 pm and usually lasting until around 9.00 pm.
Q: When is SWAT’s AGM?
A: It usually takes place in March each year. After a firm date is fixed this is normally intimated on this website and on our Facebook page.
Q: Does SWAT own Lainshaw Woods?