Archive for the ‘Roads’ Category

Forestry Commission work to deal with hazardous trees in Barcaldine and Benderloch

The Forestry Commission have arranged to make safe some hazardous trees at Barcaldine opposite the sea life centre and just by Beinn Lora cliffs on the outskirts of Benderloch. The work opposite the sea life centre we hope to do in 4 days and the work on the cliffs on Beinn Lora will take one day. Both will involve a […]

January 27, 2015   Posted in: Agriculture, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Roads  No Comments

Benderloch Turning Circle

Ardchattan Community Council are, once again, working hard to resolve the issue of the terrible condition of the turning circle at Benderloch village centre. At their recent meeting they heard that progress was being made on the ownership issue, if but very slow. They are hoping to affect a temporary solution to the potholes and […]

March 31, 2014   Posted in: Benderloch, Community, Recycling, Roads  No Comments


UK’S TOUGHEST CLASSIC CAR RALLY ‘LE-JOG’ TO COME TO OBAN AIRPORT More than 70 classic cars will arrive at Oban Airport on Monday 9 December for time trials during the ‘LeJog’ car rally. The cars will be on the runway at Oban Airport – operated by Argyll and Bute Council – between 2.30pm and 4.30pm […]

December 3, 2013   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Roads  No Comments

Connel Bridge closed – Friday morning – damaged

Friday 9th  Sept – noon Container lorry has damaged a girder and power cables at the Connel Bridge !! it is now closed. Will find out when it might be open.. but will be a long time on past experience for this sort of issue.   update 2pm  – they are “hoping” to open the […]

September 9, 2011   Posted in: Community, Roads  No Comments

Live Eye Views – Trafficscotland – Dalmally and RBT A new service from Traffic Scotland, with web cams at Dalmally and the Rest and Be Thankful. Also Altnafeadh Could be very useful this winter ! Bookmark it for future reference.

November 27, 2010   Posted in: Community, Roads, transport  No Comments

Road partially closed at A83 – the Rest

from For Argyll site A new landslide has partially blocked the A83 between the A 814 junction at Arrochar and the A819 junction at Inveraray. nothing on Travel Scotland site as yet. Seems like traffic is moving but on traffic lights.

September 14, 2010   Posted in: Roads, transport  No Comments

Ardchattan satellite view now in greater detail on Google

Google Earth and Google Maps now have more detailed satellite views of the parish as well as Street view pictures.

April 19, 2010   Posted in: Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Business, Community, Community Council, North Connel, oban, Roads  No Comments

Local Development Plan – Ardchattan needs YOU !

What are YOUR personal priorities for the place you live in ? Argyll and Bute are starting a long period of consultation with us all to find out what we want and need in our local communities. The LDP website is here If we want them to prioritise the money in the right places for […]

March 10, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Barcaldine, Benderloch, Bonawe, Community, Community Council, Creran, Elderly, Environment, North Connel, Renewable Energy, Roads, sustainability, transport  No Comments

Grit for the rest of the winter and grit bins for next winter

Where are supplies of Grit needed, for the rest of this winter, and for future cold winters?

January 21, 2010   Posted in: argyll and bute council, Community Council, Roads  No Comments

Road at Achnacloich bridge Opened again

TranServ have reported that the A85 has now reopened to through traffic.

January 20, 2010   Posted in: Roads  No Comments