Archive for May, 2011

Pasture to Plate

We have all this meat on the hoof in pastures all around us but little local meat eaten locally, whether by farmers, friends and neighbours, shops, markets, or restaurants. One of the major issues is the logistics of getting the meat from Pasture to Plate. There is a glimmer of hope in this becoming a little more viable […]

May 31, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Local Development Plan public consultation

There is a public consultation all day on Thursday 2nd June for the Argyll and Bute local plan consultation at the Corran Halls, Oban between 1 pm and 8 pm (so you have plenty of time to come to the market first, have a lovely lunch with the local producers, and then go to town) […]

May 29, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

29th May – Afternoon tea and stalls – Phoenix Cinema

This is One of many up and coming events to raise money to secure the purchase of the former Highland Theatre. The committee are trying to hold fundraising events in some of the local villages to generate even more support. As a local to Benderloch Isla McColl felt that this was the best place to […]

May 29, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

MedCats AGM

at Connel Surgery on Weds June 1st, 7:30pm.

May 27, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Plant Sale – Benderloch – 28th May

DONT FORGET YOUR PLANTS TOMORROW While you are working away sorting out your garden and this years seedlings this spring don’t forget to put some things aside for the Plant Sale later this month. Everything is welcomed : bedding, veggies, herbs, perennials, trees, house plants, wild flowers, — whatever you have to offer. The proceeds […]

May 27, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Little Black Cat missing – updated

updated : – “Good news! Dinkie returned home tonight, looking sorry for herself, and smelling strongly of turps? Maybe she’s been out painting the town??” =========================================================== posted on facebook. Lost. small black cat, “Dinkie” belonging to Hazel McLean Gareloch, Benderloch. tel.720584 Didn’t return home last night. Owners very concerned as she is a shy nervous wee […]

May 26, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Tired but delighted .. the journeys end.

Two tired friends, Ben and Mani, and their human companions, John Nelson and Derek Henderson,  reached journeys end this afternoon at Benderloch – 7 days after setting off to re enact John Nelsons’ great great great grandfathers chase across country after a horse thief. The journey in March of 1811 took John Kerr from New […]

May 24, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

The journey begins…..– And Ends today 24th May Lochnell School

UPDATE – John and his fellow travellers will be at Lochnell School at 5pm today – Tuesday 24th May http://www.thescottishfarmer.co.uk/news/this-weeks-news/following-a-thief-to-benderloch-1.1102378

May 24, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Connel Bridge lights

reports on facebook that the Connel Bridge lights have been affected by the storms — Take Care.

May 23, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Local Development Plan

Consultation on the Argyll and Bute Local Development Plan – Main Issues Report (MIR) And Strategic Environmental Assessment : Environmental Report (SEA) now open Argyll and Bute Council has prepared a Main Issues Report as the first formal stage of the Local Development Plan process. This asks a series of questions about the key issues in […]

May 23, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments