Archive for November, 2010

Local Producers Christmas Fayre this Thursday

December 2nd 2010 day – 10 am to 2 pm evening : 5.30pm to 8 pm CHRISTMAS FAYRES Victory Hall, Benderloch Get into the Christmas Spirit with LORN !We have so many stalls that we are in TWO HALLS — and a separate Therapy Room !!

November 30, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Social evening – Victory Hall Mon 29th

The Bar will be open from 7.30 pm in the Victory Hall, Benderloch, tomorrow for all in the community to come in, chill out, and chat. This follows another Local Business Forum meeting, organised by Local Origins Rural Network; this week looking at promoting your business locally, and creating effective networks. This meeting starts at […]

November 29, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Beinn Lora Hill Race – Sun 28th Nov.

Everyone seems to have had a great time and some brilliant runs – FB report here Get ready to cheer all the runners Sunday 28th  from 11 am – for the annual Beinn Lora hill race. http://beinnlorahillrace.synthasite.com/ for full details It is a 5 kilometre course, which includes 340 metres of climbing and is open […]

November 27, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Sports  No Comments

Live Eye Views – Trafficscotland – Dalmally and RBT

http://trafficscotland.org/lev A new service from Traffic Scotland, with web cams at Dalmally and the Rest and Be Thankful. Also Altnafeadh Could be very useful this winter ! Bookmark it for future reference.

November 27, 2010   Posted in: Community, Roads, transport  No Comments

Schools updates and archive

For all the ForArgyll articles and responses from around the community which are being added all the time – click here – There is a constant updating of information on the posts there, including several important North Lorn contributors. If you want to hear sensible, well researched responses about our schools there are a number […]

November 27, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Schools  No Comments

Friends of Ardchattan School Public Meeting

07 December · 19:00 – 22:00 Location : Ardchattan Primary School SaveArdchattanPrimary on Facebook

November 27, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Gorgeous local images

A new business in Benderloch aims to celebrate the glorious scenery of our area, and spread it far and wide. John McBrayne has returned to the village, with his young family, to pursue his passion and undoubted talent as a photographer. Hopefully we will get to see regular examples of his work here, sharing the […]

November 26, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Business, Community  No Comments

Record anglers for Spurdog tagathon, but fewer fish tagged

A RECORD number of anglers, fishing from boat, shore and kayaks took part in the third running of the annual two-day Spurdog Tagathon event in the Argyll area of Scotland. The event is organised by the Scottish Sea Anglers Conservation Network (SSACN) as part of their Scottish Shark Tagging Programme (SSTP). For more details on […]

November 26, 2010   Posted in: Etive, Hobbies, Sports  No Comments

Infinity Broadband for small villages

It IS possible if we work together — like the 47 strong community of Abbey St Bathans in the Borders A Borders village has become the first place in Scotland where every resident has voted for super-fast broadband.

November 26, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Logs from Glen Etive, the old fashioned way.

Keep an eye out for the barge MV Kanutta — she will become a familiar sight in Loch Etive. She has just been commissioned by Great Glen Shipping to move 13,000 tonnes of logs out of the Glen Etive forests to Inverness, via the Caledonian Canal

November 26, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments