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Lochnell School traffic calming measures

An update on the A828 Lochnell school road issue for the community from Lochnell Parent Council Myself, along with Shirley Matheson, Bill Dundas and DJ Barr met with representatives from Transport Scotland and BEAR. They came with options detailed in the attached pdf files (scanned copies rather than the originals, so hopefully you can see […]

June 21, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Budepest Cafe Orchestra Victory Hall 21st June 2019

Come and celebrate midsummer with this wonderful band of exuberant and highly talented musicians at The Victory Hall, Benderloch. Seats are selling quickly so don’t miss out, reply to this email for advance tickets ( at £12) or leave a message on 01631 720 247. A night you’ll enjoy and will live with you for […]

June 12, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Hickman and Cassidy – Victory Hall 14th June

We are so excited to have Hickman and Cassidy joining us at the end of next week. This is a first visit to The Benderloch Palladium for these guys who have such a unique sound and are very entertaining. We are in The Reading Room so spaces are limited. Tickets are £12 in advance,or £14 […]

June 5, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Bookends pop up 18th June

Tuesday 18th BOOKENDS POP-Up 11am -6.30pm. Free event. Hundreds of pre-loved books to read, swap, borrow or keep. Refreshments and home baking all day. 2pm Finish What You Started…a space to move a project along: knitting, drawing, sewing..

June 3, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Double Acts theatre Victory Hall 22nd June

Ever wondered how to earn easy money in Germany, what happens in the change-over between security guard and receptionist in a bath company or what you’ll  find in your kitchen if you return home unexpectedly during the day? Benderloch and North Connel Drama Club will give some ideas when they present three short comedies by […]

June 3, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Horticultural show schedule .. now available

the 2019 Horticultural Show Schedule is now available from outlets around the area and you can read it on the new show facebook page

May 21, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Sustrans route is complete

Our wonderful Sustrans recreational cycle, walking, riding track is now complete from Connel to Creagan bridges. the last section has been finished and it was officially opened this week .. Not only does this provide a great place to walk and ride on the weekends and for tourists, but it makes the perfect safe Route […]

April 16, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Farming and Wildlife on Achnacree Moss

Scottish Wildlife Trust talk by Max Bonniwell, farmer of Dalvuie and Achnacree Moss 7.30 pm SAMS Thursday 17th January 2019 All Welcome

January 12, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

LNHG walk on Sustrans route from Barcaldine – 19 January

from the Lorn Natural History Group facebook event  January’s field trip takes us along a stretch of the Caledonia Way, aka the Sustrans Cycle Track. We’ll start at Sutherland’s Grove and walk in the direction of the former Sea Life Centre. We will be mainly looking at lichens and winter fungi, plus anything else that […]

January 10, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Appin Murder – an inside job ? talk 19th January 2019

The Appin murder has been a popular topic of books and talks in recent times, and here is another perspective Appin Historical Society 19 January 2019      2.30 pm   The Appin Murder – An Inside Job?: Alan MacInnes

January 8, 2019   Posted in: Community  No Comments