BUSINESSMAN Jerry Mulders’ dream can become a reality.

Mr Mulders, from New Cumnock, gave the Chronicle an exclusive preview of his vision which could transform our communities.

He has worked on a document, called I Have a Dream, after attending the inaugural meeting of the Coalfields Communities Landscape Partnership.

A steering group will decide where and when to spend Heritage Lottery funding which is earmarked to create tourism and leisure opportunities.

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