THE first stage in the final section of the new, long distance Clyde Coastal Path opened this week.
Originally the 300 metre red blaes route, which will link Milngavie to Galloway,
was going to be named after the Antonine Wall -
Mr Wood (54), from Duntocher, died suddenly at the weekend.
Milngavie MSP Gil Paterson officially opened the Thomas Wood Path on Monday. He said; “This was a desperately sad day for the family of Tom Wood but gratifying that those responsible for bringing the path about took the instant decision to name the path after Tom, after consultation with his family.
“Hopefully, this will be of some comfort to them in the difficult days ahead.
“I was humbled and honoured to be part of the opening of Thomas Wood Path at such a very emotional event.”
Dr Iain White, from Bearsden, who is vice president of Rotary Club of Allander and chairperson of the Clyde Coastal Path Committee, said: