Archive for March, 2011

Thefts of heating oil?

According to Oban Times facebook, there have been reports of thefts of heating oil in Appin and Dalmally. Has anyone in Ardchattan been affected?

March 14, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Loch Etive -mussel free The mussel farmers of Loch Etive have taken the drastic but essential step of hauling out all the ropes from the water, in an effort to eradicate a foreign species of the shellfish. It may be at least a year before they are lowered back in. The farmed mussels were decimated in recent years […]

March 11, 2011   Posted in: Community, Etive  One Comment

Benderloch Photo Show

The renowned Bob McCulloch and Charlie Drummond are bringing their ever popular photo show to the Victory Hall Benderloch this coming Thursday 17th March, starting from 7.30 pm

March 11, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Phil Vickery at LORN Market

Phil Vickery at LORN market on 3rd March They were filming for a piece for ITV’s This Morning, which is about coastal cuisine. It will transmit on Tuesday 15th March, on ITV1’s This Morning (from 10.30am). The film will also be available to watch on the website, and may also go out in one of […]

March 9, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

talking of awards ….

The Isle of Eriska has once again struck gold, and also has new members of their team to welcome to the area. With Chay and Anna enjoying themselves FAR too much in Kenya, and Beppo recently married, Elizabeth Todd and David Morton have joined the team at Eriska to share the Eriska experience with more […]

March 6, 2011   Posted in: Accommodation, Benderloch, food and drink  No Comments

fish and chips …

Can personally testify that the chefs of the award winning Tralee Fish and Chips have not lost their touch while hibernating through the winter. They are open Tuesday to Saturday for wonderful freshly cooked food at a great price.

March 6, 2011   Posted in: Benderloch, Business, food and drink  No Comments

Phil Vickery and market photos and recipe

Thank you to all who joined up at the LORN market this week, and especially to Lochnell school, we hope you all enjoyed yourself. To see some photos  from the day see here we will let everyone know when the piece is due to be aired.

March 6, 2011   Posted in: Benderloch, Event, food and drink  No Comments

New schools “pre-consultation” still includes Ardchattan school

Everyone is delighted that Barcaldine school has been taken off the current target list for the school closures, however the children, teachers and parents of the parish are still very much in the councils sights for upheaval of the worst kind. Ardchattan is a direct target for closure, seemingly without any comprehension of the potential […]

March 6, 2011   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Children, Community, Schools  No Comments

Craigneuk B&B

360 online tour of Firth of Lorn views there are also views around the rooms of this absolutely beautiful tourist accommodation, wonderful seeing such a historical building looking so great.

March 6, 2011   Posted in: Accommodation, Benderloch  No Comments