Archive for May, 2014

Stewards required for the Queen’s Baton Relay – Benderloch Sunday 13th July

**** Stewards required for the Queen’s Baton Relay **** The Queen’s Baton Relay is visiting all 32 Scottish Local Authorities for the XX Commonwealth Games and will be in Argyll and Bute on Sunday 13th July. The baton will travel over 170 miles from Appin to Benderloch, Dunbeg, Oban, Kilmartin, Lochgilphead, Furnace, Inveraray and Strachur, finishing […]

May 26, 2014   Posted in: Benderloch  No Comments

Yes Argyll public meeting 27th June Benderloch

Public Meeting – Benderloch  from their website Public Meeting – Benderloch A public meeting with guest speakers Mike MacKenzie MSP, Allan Macinnes, Cameron MacNeish and Jeane Freeman to discuss the positive vision of an Independent Scotland. “All welcome and we look forward to hearing your questions and thoughts! See you then!” WHEN Friday 27th June […]

May 25, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Great turnout and support for the Plant Sale today

    The queue was a patient one .. Ready to Rumble Lots of lovely plants snapped up in minutes .. and, as usual, the baking was scrummy. Fab fun raffle with great prizes.. and we are all inspired to garden hard for the Show on the 30th August . You can pick up schedules […]

May 24, 2014   Posted in: Benderloch, Community  2 Comments

Infinity is coming ..

Yet more works around the parish by Open Reach popping up all over the place .. side roads, main roads, verges and exchange, as the fibre cables are laid to provide us with Infinity Broadband.. Reports of completion times vary, and many many many reports of a significant deterioration in service since they started the […]

May 20, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Plant Sale May 24 2014

The annual North Connel and District Horticultural Society plant sale will be held in the Victory hall, Benderloch on Saturday 24th may – doors open 2pm. As always committee members, friends and families are planting, nurturing seedlings and cuttings and looking around indoors and outdoors for plants which might be suitable to include in the […]

May 18, 2014   Posted in: Community  One Comment

Highland Health Board holiday – 19th May

Connel Surgery is closed on Monday 19th May due to it being a Highland Health Board holiday.

May 16, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Commemorating the Great War

Argyll and Bute Council is calling for community support in pulling together an extensive and unique series of exhibitions about World War 1. The project is part of the council’s commitment to commemorating the Great War with a series of events in partnership with communities, individuals and organisations.

May 13, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Loch Etive : Shores of Shame facebook group

A new group has been formed for folk who are upset at the sad state of the shoreline of this once beautiful loch. They are pushing for the Crown Estates and the Council to get the shoreline commercial shellfish industry rubbish cleared up. Conversations have broadened out to the other rubbish along the shores. https://www.facebook.com/groups/717343558330697/

May 10, 2014   Posted in: Environment, Etive  No Comments

Minutes of ACC meeting : 27 March 2014

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Minutes of meeting held in Victory Hall 27th March 2014 at 7.30pm Present: Margaret Adams (Chair), Geoff Miller (Vice Chair), Anne Hilditch (Treasurer), Tim McIntyre (Secretary), Jill Bowis (CC), Robin Dodman (CC), Ronnie Campbell (CC), Sian Griffiths (CC), Sandra McNeeley (CC); Councillor Elaine Robertson; Lyndsey (Oban Times); Insp. Julie McLeish (Police Scotland) […]

May 5, 2014   Posted in: Community  One Comment

AGM minutes of 2013

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Minutes of AGM held in North Connel Hall 16th April 2013 at 7.30pm Present: Margaret Adams (Chair), Tim McIntyre (Secretary), Ronnie Campbell (CC), Robin Dodman (CC), Lachie Strathern (CC), Councillors Duncan MacIntyre and Elaine Robertson and Louise Glen-Lee; and 3 members of the public 1. Apologies: Jill Bowis (CC), Geoffrey Miller (Vice-chair), Anne Hilditch […]

May 5, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments