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My Name is Loraine Niven and I am the current secretary and social media person for Catrine Community Action Plan Group.  I am originally from Mauchline and have lived here in Catrine for 17 years now,  I own Mucky Muttz dog groomers and also Flora Brae hand made organic Bath Cosmetics and run both from the village.  I am passionate about returning Catrine to its once beautiful, historical and abundant natural heritage, and although I am still an interloper I really care deeply about our wee village and its amazing community.

My Story - What I bring to the table

As well as enthusiasm, I have a few qualifications and experience that can benefit our Committee in my role and in doing so hope to benefit the Catrine Community, 

I have my Business Administration National Certificate, Internal Auditor certificate and before I returned back to working with animals (in which I gained animal husbandry 1,2 and 3 with merits) I used to run an office in a large Electrical wholesalers which entailed general office administration, graphic design, computer supervisory role, and collaborated with Directors and employees with all aspects of the company.

In the running of my own businesses I have gained much experience with aspects like tax returns, book keeping, insurances, health and safety.

I am a forward thinker and I hope I bring some of my enthusiasm and vision for Catrine to as many people as I can.

I joined CCAP Group as I want to give back to the village that looks after me and I have to say the team we have work well together, and genuinely want what is best for the whole community.  I hope that my input helps Catrine forward on the road to success.


I'm always here for any queries you may have. Let's connect.

01290 551166

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