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Temporary Tidal Turbine trial in Loch Etive September 2017

Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd is planning to site a floating tidal energy platform for 4-6wks in Loch Etive at Connel to test the equipment. This will not be connected to cables, nor is it to assess the loch, the eventual location equipment is for use elsewhere. John McGlynn will be at Connel Community Council on […]

May 21, 2017   Posted in: Business, Community Council, Etive  No Comments

Barcaldine Scottish Seafarms Hatchery event 30th Jany 2017

Proposals for new salmon hatchery, Barcaldine Monday 30th January 2017 Barcaldine Primary School  6.30pm Barcaldine Community Association invites local residents to attend a meeting to learn more about the proposed new salmon hatchery on the Marine Resource Centre site. Scottish Sea Farms representatives will be in attendance to provide information, answer any questions and hear […]

January 19, 2017   Posted in: Agriculture, Barcaldine, Business  No Comments

Lorn Arc (TIF) manager to attend February Community Council meeting

David Gunn, Argyll and Bute Lorn Arc programme manager, will be at the next Ardchattan Community Council meeting on 23rd Feb 2017. In recent months there has been increasing concerns about the situation at Oban Business Park at the airport at Connel, which has been cleared and surfaced but has no services fitted so is […]

January 17, 2017   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Business, Community Council  No Comments

Scottish Seafarms to invest £35 million in hatchery at Barcaldine Leading salmon producer Scottish Sea Farms is to invest £35 million in a major freshwater site near Oban. This investment is part of a total £70 million spend anticipated over the next few years and will create up to 25 permanent high-value skilled jobs. The company – which recently won ‘Business of the Year’ […]

July 6, 2016   Posted in: Barcaldine, Business  No Comments

Work to start on the Airport Business Park

but not until next month. According to the planning application, work was meant to start on clearing the ground at the airport at Connel on the 3rd of August, but things have still not started. If they do not start by a certain date in September then the whole TIFF finances for all the Lorn […]

August 13, 2015   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Business, Community  No Comments

Creagan Inn Craft Cafe

Creagan’s Craft Fayre on 29th March 12noon til 5pm. A great mix of other producers coming too..handmade cards (personalised for mum while you wait), felts, scarves, preserves, jewellery, trinkets, hats, silks….quality locally made gifts for Mother’s Day.

March 26, 2014   Posted in: Business, Creran  2 Comments

Dawnfresh public meeting

The meeting to consider the Dawnfresh application to put large fishfarms into Loch Etive has been arranged for 29th January at Corran Halls , Oban This is where the Argyll and Bute Councillors will hear the case for this application. If you wrote or emailed a submission to the planning application last year you should […]

January 17, 2014   Posted in: Business, Etive, Industry  No Comments

Fusion Marine

from Fusion Marine website – 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 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

fish and chips …

Can personally testify that the chefs of the award winning Tralee Fish and Chips have not lost their touch while hibernating through the winter. They are open Tuesday to Saturday for wonderful freshly cooked food at a great price.

March 6, 2011   Posted in: Benderloch, Business, food and drink  No Comments