Archive for June, 2010

Drumming Circle

DRUMMING CIRCLE Venue is weather dependent: Dunstaffnage Beach (by Dunbeg)     or     Victory Hall Benderloch Every Thursday from 7pm (summertime) Drums provided(but we do not have that many spare ones so please bring your own if you have one!) Absolute beginners absolutely welcome! For info contact Ruth on 07922 237914 or contact […]

June 22, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch  No Comments

Benderloch water – supplies should be returned before 9 am

The contractors are working hard to get everyone reconnected by 9 am. This burst is another crack in the pipe along from the first one, towards the village. A heartfelt thank you to the contractors for being so efficient, and some serious questions to be addressed to Scottish Water as to what they are going […]

June 22, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Lochnell Litter Pick of Tralee Beach

The children of Lochnell Primary School recently enjoyed a glorious morning, very industriously  collecting all the rubbish from Tralee Beach. PC Danny McBeth and the Friends of Tralee had organized the event and it was most generously supported by the Shellcock’s at Tralee Bay Holidays. They donated their time and many burgers which they cooked for […]

June 21, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ardchattan Community Council – AGENDA for tomorrow’s meeting

ARDCHATTAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL Meeting to be held on Tuesday 22nd June 2010, at 19.30 hours in Ardchattan Primary School, Bonawe. PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA – minutes of previous meeting are here (pdf)

June 21, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Airport at Connel, open again

Well done to the lads from Flit – who have successfully, and hopefully, gently, lifted the stranded Piper Arrow back up on to her wheels so she could be towed off the runway allowing normal service to resume at Oban Airport. Image shown is of a similar aircraft from Wikipedia

June 21, 2010   Posted in: North Connel, oban, transport  No Comments

Barcaldine upcoming road closure

There seems to be considerable confusion about when the proposed night-time road closure, to resurface the road, will be taking place at Barcaldine . As a per our earlier report Transerv intended to close the road from 9 pm to 6 pm from the 27th June for up to two weeks. However the Community Council have asked […]

June 21, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community Council, transport  No Comments

Connel Airport temporarily closed today (Monday 21st June)

An unexpected Wheels Up landing of a Piper Arrow light aircraft this morning at 11.10 am has temporarily closed the Airport at Connel. All three passengers are perfectly safe, if rather shaken. The aircraft is a little bruised, but not badly damaged, however it did end up sideways across the runway in front of the […]

June 21, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Success first time out for Ban Righ of Mottistone

This two year old Highland heifer, from Benderloch, took the breed championship at a sunny Stirling Show on Saturday. Well deserved reward for hard work to Michael Poland, of West Ferlochan. Ban Righ of Mottistone is  by Phillip 2nd of Auchtenny and out of Ban Righ 4th of Roisbheinn Read more:

June 14, 2010   Posted in: Agriculture, Benderloch  No Comments

A85 now open – Update Monday : Rail open too

Congratulations to all in getting the A85 open this afternoon. and to our full restoration of communication with the outside world

June 13, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Alexander technique teacher in Benderloch

Claire Rennie is back up to visit and to teach Alexander Technique. For some of us, AT is what keeps us moving and functioning, and our visiting teachers have helped so many in the area. She will be teaching here from 15th – 20th June Please call Claire for more details 07762 736 514 more […]

June 13, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments