Archive for April, 2010

Benderloch Walk to School track improvements

Lots of activity on the old railway line between the centre of Benderloch and LOChnell school results in a new tarmaced path. More pictures here

April 30, 2010   Posted in: Community  4 Comments

google loves us !

wow – having put up the post of congrats to Craig in the last hour, google has already picked this up as it has just come in  as an alert for Barcaldine. So if you want to get great results on google — send us your news.

April 27, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Congratulations Craig – and all at Barcaldine House Hotel

Thanks to your support of local produce and all your hard work, the awards come in thick and fast. Barcaldine Luxury House Hotel swept the board at this year’s Scottish Hotel Awards scooping three awards, with Head Chef Craig Ferguson winning Rising Star Chef of the Year. This news comes just weeks after the hotel […]

April 27, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine  One Comment

The Forestry Commission wants to hear from you

Forestry Commission and our community With Barcaldine Forest on your doorstep, there’s little need to tell the residents of Ardchattan about the heritage of commercial forestry delivered by Forestry Commission Scotland.

April 27, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Barcaldine, Environment, Renewable Energy  No Comments

MeDCATS public meeting

On Thursday 29th April Medcats invites you to an evening with Lennox Webb, Consultant Opthalmologist and Ken Macdonald, Specsavers Oban. They will be talking about their work with eye and vision charities in Africa. Thursday 29th April – Taynuilt Village Hall – 7:30pm All Welcome – Admission free – Tea and Coffee Medcats is the […]

April 26, 2010   Posted in: Event, health  No Comments

Benderloch tunes on YouTube

A couple of tunes on the accordian, of tunes named for Benderloch, found on Youtube

April 24, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch  No Comments

Felt Flowers Spring Forth

After the successful completion of two fully booked felt making workshops in Benderloch we can expect to see felt flowers sprouting forth on the lapels of the folks of Lorn. Here’s what one participant had to say: “such a lovely day Mairi. I loved it.” “Thank you so much, you have a wonderful gift of […]

April 23, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch  No Comments

Red Cross Road Show

The Red Cross are coming to Argyll to recruit volunteers for a range of exciting opportunities. Go along to Glencruitten Church Hal, Oban on May 22, 2010 from 11am to 2pm and meet them.

April 23, 2010   Posted in: Community, Event, health, oban  No Comments

Loch Etive ICZM meeting Tomorrow – be part of the consultation

The next meeting of the consultation on the features of, and factors affecting, Loch Etive takes place tomorrow – Tuesday 20th April at 7 pm Connel Village hall. The agenda for this meeting is focussing on Water Quality and Invasive Non-Native Species. http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/content/planning/developmentprojects/marineandcoastaldevunit/ICZM2/LochEtiveICZM/

April 19, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Business, Community, Environment, Etive, Event, North Connel  No Comments

Ardchattan satellite view now in greater detail on Google

Google Earth and Google Maps now have more detailed satellite views of the parish as well as Street view pictures.

April 19, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Business, Community, Community Council, North Connel, oban, Roads  No Comments