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Bill Lighterness photography

Check out local Photographer Bill Lighterness album of images

April 14, 2018   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Minutes of meeting 16 November 2017

With apologies for lateness ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Meeting held in Barcaldine Primary School 16th November 2017 at 7.30pm Present: Margaret Adams (Convenor), Geoffrey Miller (Vice-convenor), Tim McIntyre (Secretary), Sian Griffiths (CC), Colin Morrison (CC), Tony Dalgaty (CC), Ashley Stones (CC), Lachie Strathern (CC), Robin Dodman (CC); Cllrs Elaine Robertson, Kieron Green; 1 member of the […]

January 17, 2018   Posted in: Community  No Comments

A828 closed this evening

from Oban Times FB page Police have just confirmed that the A828 has been closed at Benderloch owing to an ongoing incident, of which they will not give more details at present. An officer said it is hoped to reopen the road shortly.

January 7, 2018   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Housekeeping job at Barcaldine Castle Barcaldine Castle are seeking two housekeepers for their well-established 4* Gold Guesthouse B&B with six-bedrooms in Benderloch, just outside of Oban. The role is seasonal from March-October and also a couple of weeks in December.

January 7, 2018   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Connel Bridge closure 21st Jan 2018 for 5 Nights

LETTER FROM BEAR Our Ref: 14NW08945 Date: 11/12/17 Dear Sir / Madam 4TH GENERATION TERM CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SCOTTISH TRUNK ROAD NETWORK – NORTH WEST UNIT A828 CONNEL BRIDGE – Overnight Electrical Works BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential Electrical works on the […]

December 15, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Glen Creran quarry – appeal against planning refusal

This has come in from the Glen Creran quarry protesters Planning Application for Quarry and landfill in Glen Creran , Appin We need the help of our communities to help once and for all to stop this appeal being accepted. This application was refused by planners and was unanimously voted against by the planning councillors. […]

December 10, 2017   Posted in: Community  No Comments

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 ( 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