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Barcaldine Easter Egg hunt

Barcaldine annual egg hunt and duck race is this Sunday from 12.30pm. The easter bonnet parade will be at 1pm, followed by egg hunts for three different age groups (under 5s, 6-8, 9-12), and finally the duck race. There will also be children’s craft activities, coconut shy and splat the rat, hot snacks and drinks and […]

April 1, 2015   Posted in: Barcaldine  No Comments

Dalrannoch Car Boot Sale

There will be a car boot sale this Saturday 21st in the car park of Dalrannoch Tearoom in aid of Dementia Scotland, From 12-3pm, £5 a car, PM Appin Pottery on facebook to book your space, Weather forecast says for a dry day(good excuse for a spring clean.

March 15, 2015   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community  No Comments

Barcaldine Children learning Alfresco

Our local Primary Schools are always creating innovative ways for our children to learn. Recently Barcaldine pupils had an adventure Alfresco with their fellow youngsters at Achaleven, with a grant from Argyll and Isles Countryside Trust. And the Barcaldine Community Association used their funding for the “Enchanted forest” event .. you can learn more in […]

February 25, 2015   Posted in: Barcaldine  No Comments

Forestry Commission work to deal with hazardous trees in Barcaldine and Benderloch

The Forestry Commission have arranged to make safe some hazardous trees at Barcaldine opposite the sea life centre and just by Beinn Lora cliffs on the outskirts of Benderloch. The work opposite the sea life centre we hope to do in 4 days and the work on the cliffs on Beinn Lora will take one day. Both will involve a […]

January 27, 2015   Posted in: Agriculture, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Roads  No Comments

Barcaldine School Christmas Crafts morning – 3rd Dec

Craft day at Barcaldine Primary School this Wednesday. Lots of crafts to make, as well as a drink and a mince pie while having a catch-up with friends and neighbours! £3 entry which includes all materials except for wreath making which will cost £5 extra. Drop in anytime from 9.30-12pm. Looking forward to a great […]

December 2, 2014   Posted in: Barcaldine  No Comments

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

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

Fusion Marine

from Fusion Marine website – http://www.fusionmarine.com/news_jobs_boost.htm Fusion Marine is one of the world’s leading suppliers of fish farming equipment and in recent years has diversified its range of operations to include piping systems and bespoke outdoor solutions for the leisure industry. The plastic fish farm pen systems developed by Fusion Marine have developed an enviable […]

January 17, 2014   Posted in: Barcaldine, Business, Community  No Comments

Fusion Marine – boost to local employment

http://www.fusionmarine.com/news_jobs_boost.htm 17 January, 2014 – 17/01/14 Jobs boost for Argyll Barcaldine based aquaculture equipment supplier Fusion Marine has delivered a New Year employment boost for the local Argyll economy through the creation of four new full-time positions. Three jobs have been created in administration and sales, whilst a new factory operative has also been recruited, […]

January 17, 2014   Posted in: Barcaldine, Business  No Comments

Free firewood at Sealife centre

Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary facebook Due to having some storm damaged trees – we’ve got fire wood at the Sanctuary which is FREE to a good home. Will need to be collected during the hours of 10am – 3pm.

December 29, 2013   Posted in: Barcaldine  No Comments