Archive for August, 2017

BEAR change the plans for the road works on A828 in September

U-turn on planned A828 road closures after public outcry ‘The original plans required up to 10 daytime closures of sections of the road. After reviewing all feedback from more than 100 responses, a new reduced programme of improvements has been prepared which will see four of the original 14 projects carried out, with a further six […]

August 29, 2017   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Roads  No Comments

Superfibre has come to much more of Benderloch

The superfibre cabinets around the Tralee, Baravullin, Letterwalton, Ponypark area have finally gone live connected with overhead and underground cables to each house. Those closest will get 80Mbps .. with the speed reducing with distance from the cabinets. You can find out what cabinet you are connected to and what speeds you will get using […]

August 25, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

BEAR daytime road works consultation

keep on sending in your concerns and issues to BEAR over their plans for daytime road works in various locations in our parish through September full details http://bearscot.com/News/7047/Plans+for+major+programme+of+A828+improvements+announced/

August 17, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Benderloch Broadband

Slowly but surely we are getting closer to superfibre through the Ledaig exchange. Some many years since so many of us eagerly signed up for BT’s Infinity scheme which promised us Superfibre at the earliest opportunity there are now more cabinets being connected. The enginneers were busy putting superfibre cables up on to poles around […]

August 17, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Creran Quarry Planning committee meeting Wed

Argyll and Bute Planning committee will meet next Wednesday to hear the Glen Creran Quarry planning application. In view of the massive community response to object to this development it is expected this will be referred to public hearing in September

August 17, 2017   Posted in: argyll and bute council  No Comments

Community Council review

Argyll and Bute want to hear from you with regard to reviewing our Community Councils https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/news/2017/aug/review-community-councils-%E2%80%93-your-views-needed

August 14, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Soils Composting and Sheet Mulching Workshop 9-10 September 2017

Ludwig Appeltans, Earth Ways, will be leading a permaculture weekend workshop at Kintaline Farm, Benderloch September 9 – 10 2017 http://www.kintaline.co.uk/soils-compost-and-lasagna-bed-workshop-september-9-10-2017/ Topic for this course is : Soils, Compost and making Lasagna beds (sheet mulching) Learning about growing food inevitably starts with building soil. Come and learn how to create a soil abundant in life […]

August 14, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Road Re-texturing at Ledaig / Moss road starts tomorrow

BEAR Scotland, working on behalf of Transport Scotland, are proposing to carry out essential retexturing works on sections of the A82, A828 & A85 Trunk Roads. Works are programmed to commence tomorrow, Tuesday 8th of August 2017 and are expected to be complete by Sunday 13th August 2017. Details of the traffic management arrangements and […]

August 7, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

A828 Road Closures for September

It is getting hard to keep up with BEAR and their plans, changed plans, new plans and then actions. Here is an 8 page document telling us the latest ideas to get the areas of road from Ballachulish to Connel fixed over September which includes planned daytime closures and disruption to the A828 at Creagan, […]

August 7, 2017   Posted in: transport  No Comments

Petition in support of the path joining the Sustrans tracks at Ledaig

Following the busy meeting at Connel Hall last month where Sustrans shared their progress on negotiations and designs for the completion of the multi-user track at Ledaig, a member of the community has drafted the following petition in support of Scotways creating the existing path a right of way. https://www.change.org/p/ardchattan-community-counci-complete-the-ledaig-section-of-the-ncn78-cycle-route/nftexp3/ and there is a facebook […]

August 7, 2017   Posted in: Community Council, transport  No Comments