Archive for December, 2010

YOU can save Oban Cinema ! but be QUICK !

The campaign for a community buyout of the Oban Phoenix Cinema needs your help – they have 9 days left to raise 10% of the asking price. The Oban Phoenix Cinema campaign is up and running and aims to buy the Oban Cinema – the Highland Theatre. The Cinema closed this summer past and […]

December 29, 2010   Posted in: Community  One Comment

Mull Schools in Oban, tomorrow, Sat 18th

Saturday 18th December. Oban. Join Lochdonhead and Ulva, and follow the Piper from the ferry to the sea wall (opposite the shops) to show your support. The press will be there so lets form a big crowd for an hour between 12 and 1. Most of the Ulva families are snowed in so wont be […]

December 17, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Schools  No Comments

What a line up for Thursdays market!

Here are some of the goodies that Alex Needham will be cooking this week at the LORN producers Market inVictory hall, Benderloch, for your delectation : goose breasts, pheasant, halibut, oysters, pork, highland beef, scallops, eggs, cheese, pickles, and preserves — can you resist? All halls will be bursting at the seams with food and […]

December 15, 2010   Posted in: Community  One Comment

Barcaldine Community Night

The Sea Life Centre was packed with budding musicians, singers, dancers and all round entertainers. I am of course describing Barcaldine Primary pupils. Former pupil Kyle opened the evening with a rousing set on the bagpipes, followed in no particular order by ballet dancing, sword dancing, keyboard, string and recorder renditions. Wee Ben performed a […]

December 13, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community  No Comments

Barcaldine Community Association AGM (Wed 15th)

Barcaldine Community Association will be holding its AGM this week at the Sea Life Centre. *BARCALDINE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION AGM* *WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 15th, 7.30PM* *AT THE SEALIFE CENTRE RESTAURANT*

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Community  No Comments

‘Bloomer’ing lovely – community engagement ABC style

from Argyll Rural Schools Forum : Small Argyll & Bute Schools are the Heart of their Communities Ladies and Gentlemen – I beg you to read this article and the document linked on the page and pass this to everyone with an interest in this. This is how the cards have been stacked against us. […]

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Schools  No Comments

Christmas Fayre this Thursday (16th) day and evening

LORN Market Christmas Fayre is This Thursday 16th December Victory Hall, Benderloch 10 am to 3 pm and 5.30 pm to 8 pm over 25 stalls of the very best of the West Coast food & crafts Fresh meat and fish, chocolates, preserves, baking, and a myriad of creative arts to solve everyone’s Christmas presents. […]

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch, Business, Community, Event, food and drink  No Comments

Loch Creran Panorama

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Creran  No Comments

Meteor display tomorrow night (Mon 13th)

If the sky is clear after 9.00pm on Monday 13th December 2010, you may see the most brilliant meteoric display of the year – the Germinids. Pick a dark sky area, wrap up well, take a flask and something to sit on and good luck.

December 12, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Council Budget public consultation

You have until the 31st of December to let our council know what you think of the proposed budgetry cuts.

December 10, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments