Archive for September, 2011

Victory Hall footpath works : from 3rd October

Years of hard work by our Community Council has paid off with the imminent start of works on the Victory Halll footpath this coming week. The works are planned to involve just a simple set of traffic lights to protect the workers so should not cause any issues in traffic flow. The TrafficScotland website suggests […]

September 30, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Internet and phone issues in parts of the area

Friday 30th Sept There has been ongoing issues with the phone and internet services in the area since 7 pm last night. There is a major problem that involves much of the 01631  codes as well as a fair chunk of Glasgow and west coast codes. They expect to have it all fixed by this […]

September 30, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Connel Bridge issues : Tues 27th Sept

from Oban Times facebook Connel Bridge seems to be causing a few problems today. We are trying to find out what is going on from the powers-that-be, but from first hand experience, Scotland TranServ have a crane on the back of a lorry at the north end of the bridge and a set of temporary […]

September 27, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Viewpoint : your opinions count!

Viewpoint is coming to Benderloch on the 7th October – for all the people of Ardchattan parish : Barcaldine, Benderloch, North Connel and Bonawe to get a chance to talk about your personal and community needs. Laura MacDonald, community development of Argyll and Bute Council has organised this event  to come to our parish. […]

September 22, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Connel Surgery Holiday on Monday 26 September

Connel Surgery and Pharmacy (and the surgeries at Taynuilt and Dalmally)  will be closed on Monday 26 September for the public holiday.

September 21, 2011   Posted in: Community, health  No Comments

Loch Etive on Country file this evening (18-9-11) Matt Baker and Ellie Harrison head to Scotland to explore Loch Etive. The fast, white waters make it the perfect training ground for the RNLI’s international flood rescue team, as Matt finds out when he joins their ranks for the day. Meanwhile, Ellie discovers how a fluke of nature has brought local mussel farms […]

September 18, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Bonawe Water Treatment works- completion in sight

According to Scottish Water, the extended works at Bonawe Water Treatment centre is nearly its completion and commissioning. This is the message from Jane McKenzie, Customer Liaison Officer on September 14th. Information relating to the Bonawe project is detailed below. The project is on programme and the early results from the performance test are excellent. […]

September 18, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Community Council meeting : tuesday 20th September 2011

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Meeting to be held on Tuesday 20th September 2011 at 1930 hours in Ardchattan Primary School, Bonawe. PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA  and minutes:

September 18, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Found : little bantam, Benderloch

If anyone has lost a wee bantam in Benderloch, please email : with details.

September 18, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments

society return to Benderloch

Society return to the Victory Hall Benderloch on Friday 23rd September. 8pm Society are a three piece country rock band from West Sussex who specialise in gorgeous three part harmonies that set them apart. With a new album just out, the band, comprising guitarist Matt Wise , bassist Ben Lancaster and on all things percussive […]

September 16, 2011   Posted in: Community  No Comments