Local residents have voted yes for a mechanical uplift for mountain bikers at Traquair Forest.2488 people voted yes, compared to 184 voting against the uplift.It means the community group AIMUp can now submit an application to go ahead with building the lift.
They now need to raise £5.5million to finance the development.Total votes:
- 2722 cast a vote at a 66% return
- 2488 yes votes: 91% of vote
- 184 no votes: 6.8% of vote
- 50 spoilt ballot papers
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