A short and low key ceremony was held this morning at the John Cobb memorial near Drumnadrochit to commemorate the anniversary of Cobb’s death 70 years ago today. Wreaths were laid by Richard Noble (OBE) and his wife Shirley, and by representatives from GURCA (Glenurquhart Rural Community Association) Dan Light and Carolyn Wilson. Local boat operator Gordon… Continue reading John Rhodes Cobb: Wreath laying 29th September 2022.
Remembering John Cobb. A fascinating exhibition at the hall. 30th Sept and the 1st October. On Sept 29th 1952 he set a provisional new water speed record (206.89mph) over the measured mile in his boat the Crusader. The second run, which was required to validate the record ended tragically… Thank you to the Glenurquhart Heritage… Continue reading John Cobb Exhibition
We were really grateful to have been selected for the Virtual Case Study at the Development Trusts Association Conference 2022. A short film was made about some of what has been achieved by GURCA and we are delighted to share it with you. Thanks to all of our Community that took part in this. process… Continue reading GURCA Community Film