Archive for the ‘Creran’ Category

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

Clive Craik, RSPB Species Champion Award 2013

RSPB Species Champion Award 2013 The winner is : Clive Craik, Saving West of Scotland Common Terns and The South Shian Tern Rafts This seabird conservation project has grown steadily since it began in 1996. Four mussel rafts in Loch Creran have been converted for use by nesting terns and now hold one of the largest […]

November 1, 2013   Posted in: Creran, Environment  No Comments

Dr Clive Craik, Barcaldine, on Landward BBC2 tomorrow 27th Sept

have it on good authority that Clive Craik from Barcaldine is appearing as a finalist in the RSPB Species Champion Award on Landward tomorrow – BBC 7.30pm for his work in supporting terns on the West Coast of Scotland. They are showing the South Shian tern rafts. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m994

September 26, 2013   Posted in: Barcaldine, Creran, Environment  No Comments

Loch Creran Panorama

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Creran  No Comments

Fungus Foray in Barcaldine this Sunday

You are invited by the recently formed Clyde and Argyll Fungus group to join them in a fungus foray to Barcaldine this weekend Sunday the 29th August,  in association with Seil Natural History Group.

August 23, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community, Creran, Environment, Nature  No Comments

Sustrans – Caledonia way – meeting – Tues 15th June

All are welcome to a meeting with the engineers of Sustrans to bring us up to date with activity along the cycle route from Oban to Fort William – concentrating on the Connel, Ardchattan, and Appin section. Come along to the Sealife Centre, Barcaldine, at 6.30 pm for a background flyer – click here

June 11, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Community, Community Council, Creran, North Connel, sustainability, transport  No Comments

Update on Cycle track, Benderloch.

Campbeltown to Oban, Fort William and Inverness (The Caledonia Way) (Extract from Sustrans website 10 May10) In early 2010, Sustrans completed the section of path along the disused railway from Inverfolla to Appin, giving a 4-mile traffic-free stretch from Inverfolla to Dallens. The route will eventually link to Creagan Bridge, but at the moment is […]

May 11, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Community, Community Council, Creran  No Comments

Who owns our shores?

A report in the Scottish Herald on Saturday throws doubt as to who owns what around our shorelines. “For decades, the Crown Estate Commissioners (CEC) have claimed ownership to Scotland’s seabed, yet in evidence to the Commons Treasury Committee they admit they do not actually own anything. They only manage the Crown property rights in […]

April 5, 2010   Posted in: Business, Creran, Environment, Etive  No Comments

Local Development Plan – Ardchattan needs YOU !

What are YOUR personal priorities for the place you live in ? Argyll and Bute are starting a long period of consultation with us all to find out what we want and need in our local communities. The LDP website is here If we want them to prioritise the money in the right places for […]

March 10, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Community Council, Creran, Elderly, Environment, North Connel, Renewable Energy, Roads, sustainability, transport  No Comments

Photos around Ardchattan

There are always amazing pictures on the various online galleries of our parish, like this one to the left from Steve Eccles’ blogspot. Taken from Ben Lora, looking over the Keil crofts, its an evocative snapshot of the sunlight catching the Morvern hills. Beautiful.

February 24, 2010   Posted in: Community, Creran, Etive, Nature  No Comments