Archive for June, 2014

Queens baton rally – North Argyll route : 13th July

Argyll and Bute Route Appin 07:13-07:43 Benderloch 07:38-08:28 Dunbeg 08:37-09:00 Oban 09:08-10:33 Kilmartin 11:14-11:21 Dunadd 11:27-11:42 Lochgilphead 11:46-13:42 Furnace 14:02-14:11 Inveraray 14:22-15:36 Strachur 16:07-16:35 Sandbank 16:58 arriving in Dunoon Stadium at 18:45

June 28, 2014   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine  No Comments

Claude Bourbon : Medieval and Spanish blues.

Saturday July 5th 8pm at Victory Hall, Benderloch Claude Bourbon : Medieval and Spanish blues. Claude Bourbon is a French / Swiss musician, guitarist, singer. Born in early 60’s in Pontarlier, France, he grew up in Payerne, Switzerland. Classically trained in Fribourg he then played electric in different blues bands. JJ. Cale, Dylan and Dire […]

June 25, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Aiseag – The Ferryboat. & The Bridge rising…a film on the Skye.

Wednesday 2nd July 7.30 pm at the Victory Hall, Benderloch – Aiseag – The Ferryboat. & The Bridge rising…a film on the Skye. Mary Ann Kennedy and her trio have completed a work for the Commonwealth Games Culture programme and will perform an excerpt tonight. This will be followed by the acclaimed film on the […]

June 25, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

…Yes? No? Don’t know… in Benderloch 27th June

This Friday, 27th June 7.30 pm – Yes? No? Don’t know… Cameron MacNeish the Climber and TV presenter is joined by Mike Mackenzie MSP and Jeane Freeman OBE, political analyst and chair of the Golden Jubilee National Hospital who will debate the issues leading up to , and following, the crucial referendum on Scottish Independence […]

June 25, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Could the Seaweed processing be returning to Barcaldine?

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/260547/blow-for-the-uists-is-boost-for-oban/ The Western Isles economy was dealt a massive blow yesterday as the plug was pulled on plans for a huge factory. But the Hebrides’ loss could be Oban’s gain as the firm behind the £20million scheme is now planning to locate in Argyll instead. Ayrshire-based Marine Biopolymers Ltd (MBL) had unveiled proposals for processing […]

June 19, 2014   Posted in: Barcaldine  No Comments

Council by election information

http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/oban-north-and-lorn-election-17-july-2014 The by-election for the election of one Member for the Oban North and Lorn Ward of Argyll and Bute Council will take place on Thursday 17 July 2014. The Oban North and Lorn Ward includes the areas surrounding Oban from Kilmelford to Bridge of Orchy, and has an electorate of just over 8,000 people. Electors wishing […]

June 19, 2014   Posted in: argyll and bute council  No Comments

ACC meeting agenda

1. Apologies 2. Declarations of Interest 3. Minutes of previous meeting held in Ardchattan Primary School 6th May circulated, to be approved 4. Matters arising not on agenda 5. Police report 6. Reshaping Care for Older People 7. Tralee Road Safety 8. Turning Circle 9. Adopt-a-tub scheme update 10.Treasurer’s report 11.Secretary’s report 12.Health matters 13.Planning […]

June 19, 2014   Posted in: Community Council  No Comments

Midsummer music at Benderloch

You are invited join everyone on Saturday night to celebrate with a singer who will set you up for the summer …. Gerry Creen is our next guest at the Victory hall on June 21st 2014 at 8pm. He is just the kind of folk roots singer songwriter that has a Benderloch Palladium audience hanging […]

June 18, 2014   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Minutes of ACC meeting 6th May 2014

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Minutes of meeting held in Ardchattan School 6th May 2014 at 19:55pm, after AGM

June 18, 2014   Posted in: Community Council  No Comments

Ardchattan parish farms “simply the best”

A wee browse of the Caledonia Mart Oban Sales reports just shows how good our parish farmers are – top prices for our local farmers check out the latest here. http://www.caledonian-marts.com/news/760/83/OBAN-TUESDAY-13TH-MAY.html (bold are local farms) Leading prices per head: Bullocks:- £1010 Achnacreebeg £970 Achnaba £960 Achnacreebeg £955 Ardachy £900 Stroneskar and Daltote £870 Achnaba and […]

June 16, 2014   Posted in: Agriculture  No Comments