Archive for March, 2012

Welcome to all our new visitors for 2012

A lovely day to kick off the 2012 season. check out https://www.facebook.com/BenderlochWelcomes for tourist information and to promote local attractions, activities, accommodation, events and news to help our visitors this year.

March 31, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ardchattan Primary school : inspirational

Check out Ardchattan Primary School website Their fantastic 8 page action packed Spring newsletter will soon be added, in the meantime you can catch up with their wonderful newsletters. If you are looking for a place to give your kids a brilliant education look no further and be part of a real community – what […]

March 30, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ardmucknish Bay activities

If you are wondering what is going on in the bay at the moment take a look at the projects facebook page and go along to the LORN Community Producers Market on Thursday 5th April to learn from the project scientist directly. SAMS and QIC will be there to talk to you about the Carbon […]

March 30, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Cafe and Fish & chips

The season begins in earnest tomorrow Both Ben Lora Cafe and Bookshop AND Tralee Bay Fish & Chips open tomorrow You can share the local events and activities for all visitors to the parish here from near or far : https://www.facebook.com/BenderlochWelcomes

March 29, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

fabulous Easter Market coming this Thursday 5th April

LORN Community Producers Easter Market Kintaline Farm, Benderloch, 10 am to 3 pm : new covered seating area and hard car parking area Your chance to buy locally produced food and crafts. This is working up to being a fabulous market for Easter and a decent forecast too. Fantastic family event Egg Decorating Competition (details […]

March 29, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ewan MacPherson tops the sales again

http://www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2012/03/23/caledonian-marts-open-show-51226-30604231/ CALEDONIAN Marts’ Open Sale was recently topped at £2100 by a British Blue cross heifer. Ewen Macpherson, of Mill Farmhouse, Barcaldine, Oban, bought the April-born calf from breeders Archie and John MacGregor of Allanfauld, Kilsyth. Mr Macpherson, a veteran of the show cattle circuit, won last year’s Smithfield Championship with a pure Charolais heifer […]

March 23, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

LORN Agricultural Soc. Family Ceilidh night 24 March 2012

Lorn Agricultural Society Family Ceilidh Night Saturday 24th March North Connel Hall Robert Nairns Dance Band tickets £10 licenced and light supper tickets from committee members, Reid and robertson at Oban Livestock Centre, or on the door.

March 23, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

LORN Vintage Ploughing Match Saturday 24th March 2012

A great forecast for tomorrows Vintage Ploughing Match to be held at Benderloch (follow the signs) . (Saturday 24th March 2012) Always a fantastic day out watching the skills of the ploughman : whether behind a team of majestic horses, or on the seat of a vintage tractor.. This event has been held in our […]

March 23, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Cllr Glen Lee open surgery today

picked up on Facebook Councillor Louise Glen-Lee is holding an open surgery at Victory Hall, Benderloch between 4-5 pm today 21st March 2012

March 21, 2012   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Pharmacy opening hours over Easter

Pharmacy opening hours over Easter holiday. ——————————– Connel Surgery Pharmacy – Good Friday and Easter Monday – Closed Dalmally Pharmacy – Good Friday – Open 9am – 5:30pm; Easter Monday – Closed Oban – Boots, George St – Open normal hours throughout the holiday period Oban – Gordons, George St – Good Friday – Closed; […]

March 19, 2012   Posted in: Community, Elderly, health  No Comments