Archive for the ‘Etive’ Category

Dawnfresh at Ardchattan Community Council meeting

here is one article on the meeting last night http://www.fishupdate.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/20020/Dawnfresh_grilled_by_communities_over_sea_loch_plans.html and here are some notes on some of the points made throughout the presentation and the question time afterwards There are 14 full time staff, of which 6 are on temporary contracts. There are presently vacancies for 3 more posts : Farm technician : Farm […]

August 14, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Etive  3 Comments

Friends of Loch Etive

http://www.lochetive.org/ Dawnfresh Farming Limited, the rainbow trout fish-farming company, is seeking planning permission to build a massive and permanent floating 10-cage fish-farm at Sailean Ruadh, effectively doubling the tonnage of rainbow trout farmed on Loch Etive. find out more on the website

July 24, 2013   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Etive  No Comments

Loch Etive -mussel free

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-12664535 The mussel farmers of Loch Etive have taken the drastic but essential step of hauling out all the ropes from the water, in an effort to eradicate a foreign species of the shellfish. It may be at least a year before they are lowered back in. The farmed mussels were decimated in recent years […]

March 11, 2011   Posted in: Community, Etive  One Comment

Proposed Final Loch Etive ICZM plan report

Following the public consultation on the draft Loch Etive ICZM Plan at the end of last year, Argyll and Bute Council’s Marine & Coastal Development Unit has considered the responses to the consultation and published a Consultation Report and the Proposed Final Loch Etive ICZM Plan on the Council website.

January 20, 2011   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Etive  No Comments

Record anglers for Spurdog tagathon, but fewer fish tagged

A RECORD number of anglers, fishing from boat, shore and kayaks took part in the third running of the annual two-day Spurdog Tagathon event in the Argyll area of Scotland. The event is organised by the Scottish Sea Anglers Conservation Network (SSACN) as part of their Scottish Shark Tagging Programme (SSTP). For more details on […]

November 26, 2010   Posted in: Etive, Hobbies, Sports  No Comments

Loch Etive River Race

Some people just LOVE the place we live in, and really know how to have fun here !! Loch Etive River Race 25th September 2010 click on picture to go to their website.

September 16, 2010   Posted in: Etive, Hobbies  No Comments

LOCH ETIVE ICZM PROJECT – PUBLIC MEETING

The next Loch Etive ICZM meeting has been arranged for Wednesday, 25 August 2010 at Connel Village Hall from 7.00 to 9.30pm. This will be the last ICZM meeting before a draft ICZM plan is put out to public consultation.

August 3, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Etive  No Comments

A glorious day at Ardchattan fete

Glorious sunshine, lots of activities and plenty of people, in the beautiful setting of Ardchattan Priory – the perfect summer Sunday. Carriage rides, cacti collection, freshly picked vegetables, beautifully tended grounds, bottle stalls, wildlife treasure hunt, Taynuilt Swing band, welly wanging, home baking, plates of mussels, face painting, tin can alley, and all in aid […]

July 25, 2010   Posted in: Etive, Event, Family  No Comments

What do you value about Loch Etive?

Loch Etive ICZM meeting next Tuesday night -15th June 2010 Dear all This is just a quick reminder that the Loch Etive ICZM meeting next Tuesday night will not just be focussing on Aquaculture and the second part of the meeting will focus on What you value about Loch Etive.

June 9, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Bonawe, Community, Community Council, Environment, Etive, Event, North Connel  No Comments

Loch Etive ICZM meeting Tomorrow – be part of the consultation

The next meeting of the consultation on the features of, and factors affecting, Loch Etive takes place tomorrow – Tuesday 20th April at 7 pm Connel Village hall. The agenda for this meeting is focussing on Water Quality and Invasive Non-Native Species. http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/content/planning/developmentprojects/marineandcoastaldevunit/ICZM2/LochEtiveICZM/

April 19, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, argyll and bute council, Business, Community, Environment, Etive, Event, North Connel  No Comments