Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

Petard Investments Housing at Bonawe : fencing being erected

Paul Nicols of Bell Ingram has passed on a message in their role managing the building plots at Bonawe : “We have a site next to the school on which we have planning consent for 5 houses. The sites have not sold and the site is somewhat overgrown and has become a dumping ground.” “We […]

October 2, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Benderloch Book Festival starts 23 September

September 18, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

TTidal energy scheme update Loch Etive

Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd (www.sustainablemarine.com) is intending to conduct testing of a 250kW floating tidal energy system – known as PLAT-I – in Connel during the final quarter of 2017. As a local stakeholder or otherwise interested party they invite you to attend a public update event that will be held in the Connel Village […]

September 15, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ardchattan Parish Archive Open Day Friday 6th October

As part of the Scottish first annual Heritage Awareness Day the Ardchattan Parish Archive will be open all day from 10.30 am at Kintaline Farm, Benderloch. Come along to see what is in the archive : maps,  books, records, images .. Share your family tree, learn some more family connections, find out about the places […]

September 14, 2017   Posted in: Community  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

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