Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

Dawnfresh Trout netting breach in Loch Awe

Over the past few years Dawnfresh has repeatedly told our communities that the reason they need to replace the trout farm units is because the nets were old and vulnerable and the new nets were unbreachable. Beginning of February saw a net breach in Loch Awe and thousands of trout were released. The net concerned […]

February 14, 2018   Posted in: Etive, Industry  No Comments

Dawnfresh application to enlarge the new trout farm site at Taynuilt

In 2013 -2014 the community around Loch Etive fought long and hard to prevent a new huge fish farm site being added to Loch Etive. The council sadly decided to ignore the community feeling and approved the application. During the process Dawnfresh reduced the size of the site, and assured repeated community questions that they […]

November 6, 2015   Posted in: Etive, Industry  No Comments

Oban Airport Business Park : TIFF work to start by September 2015

Very hot off the press is the news that the Lorn Arc TIFF project will start with the Oban Airport Business Park and Airport access Improvements. Argyll and Bute Councillors decided today (Thursday 22nd January 2015) that this will the first of the 10 projects to be started by September. Here is some background .. […]

January 22, 2015   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Industry, North Connel  No Comments

Dawnfresh public meeting

The meeting to consider the Dawnfresh application to put large fishfarms into Loch Etive has been arranged for 29th January at Corran Halls , Oban This is where the Argyll and Bute Councillors will hear the case for this application. If you wrote or emailed a submission to the planning application last year you should […]

January 17, 2014   Posted in: Business, Etive, Industry  No Comments

Proposed 2 weeks closure of Barcaldine road from 27th June 2010

TranServ Scotland is planning to close the A828 Connel to Ballachulish road to all traffic at Barcaldine from 8pm to 6am commencing 27th June for around two weeks – excepting weekends. The reason for the closure is to allow resurfacing to take place in the Sutherland’s Grove area for a distance of 1.3km. The carriageway […]

May 25, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Community Council, Industry, transport  No Comments

Is this the largest ship that has sailed into Loch Etive?

Is this the largest ship that has sailed into Loch Etive? MV Amanda, a Dutch registered General cargo ship built in 2005, visited Bonawe Quarries last week. Pictures show her passing under Connel Bridge and moored off Achnacree Bay. The Ship was loaded with 1500 tonnes of aggregate for a customer on Mull and as […]

February 11, 2010   Posted in: Bonawe, Business, Industry, transport  One Comment

Loch Etive Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project

The Loch Etive Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project, put on hold several years ago, will be restarted this year. The first public meeting will be at the Connel Village Hall on Tuesday 26 January 2010, from 7 to 9pm.

January 14, 2010   Posted in: Community, Environment, Etive, Event, Industry, Nature  No Comments

Notice of Crushing Operations, Benderloch Quarry

Announcement from Ennstone Thistle, Benderloch Quarry. Notice of Crushing Operations Crushing Operations will commence at Benderloch Quarry during week ending 27th November 2009 and will continue for a period of 2 to 3 weeks.

November 23, 2009   Posted in: Benderloch, Industry  No Comments