Archive for August, 2016

more Superfibre is coming !!

Update : Good news and bad news : Just been told that more superfibre capacity will be coming online to the village early in October – BUT !! the new green boxes could be as last as middle of next year before they are switched on !! Another pair of superfibre boxes just been installed […]

August 30, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Great Flower show again

August 28, 2016   Posted in: Benderloch, Community  One Comment

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

Ardchattan news in the Oban times this week

Tralee Bay Fish and Chips wins a Good Chippy Award : run by the Good Food Awards : and shares plans to replace the current premises with a “proper structure” to create a new cafe alongside the chippy in the future. Planning : Dawnfresh application to expand the Etive 3 fish farm site to 10 […]

August 18, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Rural Campaigners wanted

Rural campaigners wanted! Scottish Rural Action have now launched their new volunteer programme, with the aim of developing a network of grass-roots volunteers, who will campaign on rural issues, along with facilitating workshops at the Scottish Rural Parliament event in Brechin this October. To find out more information go to

August 17, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Have your say on Community democracy – survey

The Scottish Rural Parliament meets again this year at Brechin. They have created a survey for all members of the community to fill in about the role of Community Councils in local democracy. Here is their press release Our Community Councils survey for 2016 is now online. We are looking for responses to the survey […]

August 17, 2016   Posted in: Community  No Comments

C25 Bonawe road closure 17 – 19 August 2016

UPDATE – these closures have now been cancelled. BT enginners have put up notices about the Road Closures ahead of cable laying for New Superfibre boxes along the Bonawe Road .. unfortunately no one remembered to consult (inform) the community beforehand. Ardchattan Community Council have been busy finding out what is going on visa v […]

August 14, 2016   Posted in: argyll and bute council, North Connel, Roads  No Comments

Next Up at the Victory Hall Palladium – MP and the Expenses!

Next Up at the Palladium – MP and the Expenses! FRIDAY 19th August at 8pm A touch of the blues and a wee bit swing at The Victory Hall….check the link below. The super cool Mike Parker and Iain Macfadyen lead this fabulous band. Fresh from the Jazz bars of Edinburgh, MP and the Expenses come to […]

August 12, 2016   Posted in: Benderloch, Event  No Comments

Flower Show : 27th August 2016

North Connel and District Horticultural Show is Saturday August 27th – and you can download the exhibit labels here.

August 12, 2016   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch, Community, Hobbies, Schools  No Comments

Bookends Festival Benderloch September 27 – October 1st 2016

NEW for 2016 is the Bookends festival in Benderloch, coming this September. The small hall of the Victory Hall is going to be transformed into a cosy reading space, with extra areas for speakers and authors to meet and hear from. You can get all the up dates on Facebook – or from the […]

August 10, 2016   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch, Community, Event  No Comments