Archive for the ‘Creran’ Category
RSPB Species Champion Award 2013 The winner is : Clive Craik, Saving West of ScotlandÂ 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 [...]
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
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, Â in association with Seil Natural History Group.
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
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 [...]
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 Scotlandâ€™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 [...]
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
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.
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