Archive for the ‘sustainability’ Category

Sustrans Route – south of Benderloch – options appraisal report

Sustrans have been undertaking route option appraisal and feasibility work for the gap section on the National Cycle Network (NCN) route 78 which exists south of Benderloch.  During this time they have met with key landowners and the local communities – all of whom are fully supportive of the NCN in the area and the […]

August 24, 2016   Posted in: Roads, sustainability, transport  No Comments

this years LORN Community Producers Market poster

February 3, 2014   Posted in: Agriculture, Arts and Crafts, Benderloch, food and drink, sustainability  No Comments

ACHA To Build New Homes in Bonawe

ACHA To Build New Homes in Bonawe 2nd April 2013 ( Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is to build two family homes for rent in the village of Bonawe on the north side of Loch Etive.  The homes will be built on a site owned by the Association between Ardchattan Primary School and the settlement […]

April 15, 2013   Posted in: Accommodation, Bonawe, Children, Community, sustainability  No Comments

Gardening Group AGM : Tuesday 26th April

ARDCHATTAN GARDENERS CLUB Garden group of the North Connel and District Horticultural Society After an unforeseen quiet year in 2010, Lynda Mitchell has kindly agreed to take on the role of Garden Club Coordinator and help us all get together in a mixture of evening events, weekend and daytime activities, talks, workshops  and walks to learn […]

April 24, 2011   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Environment, food and drink, health, Hobbies, North Connel, sustainability  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

Fruit, Veggies and Self-sufficiency in Ardchattan

There is a growing interest in the Ardchattan community, which is reflected in the wider media, in being more self-sufficient from our gardens and the local area. Our locality is not the easiest place to grow in, whether it be fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers, or produce other kinds of food like eggs and honey. However […]

April 5, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Family, food and drink, Hobbies, North Connel, Recycling, sustainability  2 Comments

Energy Awareness Event comes to Benderloch

ALIenergy and Lochnell primary school are coming together to host an Energy Awareness Event. Lochnell primary pupils throughout the school are actively involved producing displays and games for  the event at the Victory Hall, Benderloch on Friday 19th March, as well as being on hand to help teach others about energy,

March 10, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Children, Environment, Event, food and drink, Renewable Energy, Schools, sustainability  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

Sustainability : Waste less

If we can all do something to reduce the waste we produce, we will be making a small step towards a more sustainable community. It means there is less energy used to make replacements, and less pollution of the environment to get rid of the waste.

March 6, 2010   Posted in: Community, Environment, food and drink, Renewable Energy, sustainability, Transition, transport  No Comments