Archive for September, 2016

First day of Bookends Festival Benderloch

September 25, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Bookends Festival launch Saturday 24th at 3 pm

Bring a book or two ; Take a book or four away ; Sit and read – chill out and relax in the totally transformed wee hall at Victory Hall, Benderloch A few snaps from this afternoon – CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS ?

September 23, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Local history archive open session start in October

Ardchattan Parish Archive Family, Social and Local history of the area between Loch Etive and Creran, Lochawe & up to Glencoe : learning about the People and Places of Barcaldine, Benderloch, North Connel and Bonawe : genealogy, history, geology, archaeology, ecology, events, stories and images : Big Bang to Present Day ! Things have been […]

September 23, 2016   Posted in: Community, Genealogy, History, Memories  No Comments

Community Council By election – join the CC and help your community

Ardchattan Community Council has space for a couple more representatives of the community to join. We are a huge diverse community and it would be great to have a full house to deal with all the different issues that arise throughout the year. Our Community Council meets most months, rotating location between Bonawe, Barcaldine, Benderloch, […]

September 21, 2016   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Community Council  No Comments

Community Council meeting Minutes 18th August 2016

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Minutes of meeting held in Barcaldine Primary School 18th August 2016 at 7.30pm Present: Margaret Adams (Convenor), Geoffrey Miller (Vice-convenor), Tim McIntyre (Secretary), Anne Hilditch (Treasurer) Robin Dodman (CC), Lachie Strathern (CC), Gordon Wood (CC), John Campbell (CC), Jill Bowis (CC), Tony Dalgaty (CC), Ashley Stones (CC); Councillors Elaine Robertson, Kieron Green, […]

September 21, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Sealice infestation of Loch Etive reduces wild salmon run

http://www.lochetive.org/pdfs/FoLE_Etive_Sea_Lice_Report_August_2016.pdf Extract from Friends of Loch Etive sea lice report – In 2016, the River Awe has had a very poor grilse run, where it would expect to get weekly runs of 100-150 salmon, the figures for first two weeks of August have been in single figures. Concerns have been raised that this may be […]

September 2, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Accident at the bends by Sutherlands Grove

Car on roof, hoping everyone is all okay. Police in attendance.

September 2, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Next Community Council meeting – 29th September : Ardchattan Primary School

Will add minutes and agenda when they become available

September 2, 2016   Posted in: Bonawe, Community, Community Council  No Comments

Help to develop the Ardchattan Observer this autumn?

Any volunteers who are interested to help develop the Ardchattan Observer this autumn 2016? sharing events, activities and news taking photos around the area developing the local business map updating a local groups directory and calender writing posts about local issues adding poems and stories of the area what else can you think of ?

September 2, 2016   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Community  No Comments