Archive for September, 2010

Local Water environment projects

http://www.sepa.org.uk/about_us/news/2010/water_restoration_fund.aspx Scotland’s environment watchdog is encouraging organisations with a project they feel would benefit their local water environment, community and economy, to apply for funding from Scotland’s Water Environment Restoration Fund as soon as possible.

September 30, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Cook vacancy at Lynn of Lorne care home

From the Oban Times There is an advert for a cook required at the Lynn of Lorne Care home — their website is www.arguscare.co.uk for contact details.  or 720278 .

September 30, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Public Notice about Connel to Salachan Glen Cycle Track

See Oban Times (page 17 – public notices) for a detailed notice of the (redetermination of means of exercise of public right of passage) order 2010 from the intersection of A828 and A85 to Creagan Inn, Appin (I think) If I can get something digital to share that makes more sense I will. Otherwise you […]

September 30, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

1977 and 1982 7th Paisley (JNI) Scout Group camps

http://www.jtkb.info/scoutfilms do you have any memories of these Scout Camps in the area — the 7th Paisley Scout Group are looking to hear from you. 1977 Scout Camp: Lochnell Estate, Ledaig 1977 Scout Camp: Ledaig from JTK (Ian) Barr on Vimeo. 1983 Scout Camp: Benderloch 1983 Scout Camp: Benderloch from JTK (Ian) Barr on Vimeo.

September 30, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Children  No Comments

Flying footballs !

from the Oban Times :- last weekend saw the Lochnell Football Club’s four teams raising a staggering amount of money — nearly £3,000 !! Parents, players and coaches alike were given short flights from Oban Airport before taking part in a sponsored walk. The players had spent the previous weeks canvassing the whole community for […]

September 30, 2010   Posted in: Community, Sports  No Comments

Mull Theatre – welcome return to Benderloch

Arts and Culture in Ardchattan presents Opium Eater by Andrew Dallmeyer 1820, a seedy Edinburgh hovel… …ThomasDeQuincey, the flawed English man of letters and laudanum addict, sits shivering in his dingy lodgings beneath a Grassmarket brothel. Driven by demons from without and within, he depends on his simple-minded servant Willie to bring him the narcotic he craves whilst he […]

September 29, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Action from the River Etive Race yesterday

Here is a flickr set of images from this weekends event – the 3rd River Etive Race http://www.flickr.com/photos/43676429@N02/sets/72157625035671196/with/5025606854/

September 26, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Interested in Films ?

There is an informal get together for anyone interested in a film club on Sunday 26th September in the Victory Hall at 7.30 pm, Terry Donovan and Jenny Larney are also trying to find out about any plans that any groups may have for Oban. more details to come

September 25, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

gorgeous picture of Loch Etive

September 20, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Fungus foraying in Ardchattan

From Dick Peebles of the Clyde and Argyll Fungus Group : – Report of recent fungus foray to Barcaldine and Glen Creran. Our overall list of 99 species represents almost 10% of the total fungal species known to occur in Argyll, and we hardly touched the microfungi – not bad for a single day!

September 20, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments