Ardentinny's historic Glenfinart Walled Garden last week marked a milestone as a wedding venue. Clair Tierney and Derek Nelson chose to exchange their vows within the grade 2 listed walls of the century-old … Continued...
July 5, 2015 by admin · Comments Off on Picnic for Peace
Despite heavy rain and a midge-infested Ardentinny beach, stalwart supporters of Argyll Against Trident (AAT) turned out for a 4th July Peace Picnic. AAT Convenor, Rob Bray explained the group’s rationale and young and older alike enjoyed a fabulous picnic, the centre piece of which was a ‘Bairns not Bombs’ chocolate cake donated by The Chocolate Tree.
A recent visitor to Glenfinart Walled Garden had a fascinating story to tell. It was only Don Ward's second visit to the village since 1960. On that occasion he was accompanying his mother Helen Bonnieman who had lived in Ardentinny as a child. Helen was born in 1908 and moved to Ardentinny … [Read More...]
On 6th June 2015 Tony Rodaway, nephew of D-Day veteran Billy Rodaway, travelled to the site of HMS Armadillo in Ardentinny to unveil a memorial plaque dedicated to Harry Smallman, Ken Oakley and all Royal Navy Commandos who participated in the planning and execution of the D-Day landings in 1944. The short ceremony and memorial plaque also paid tribute to Seaman William (Billy) Rodaway and Bob Bull and the crew of HMS Prins Albert with whom they served.
The plaque will be incorporated within the commando memorial cairn at Shepherd’s Point shortly.
Information on their outstanding service can be found here:
June 12, 2015 by admin · Comments Off on Onshore Renewables Consultation Result
Following Argyll and Bute Council’s consultation on its framework for community benefits from onshore renewables, a summary of the responses is available on the Council’s website at www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/sites/default/files/consultation_responses.pdf.
As a result of this it has produced ‘Argyll and Bute Guidance for Community Benefits from Onshore Renewables‘.
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Community Council requested to consult local authority on damage compensation and monitoring of radioactive emissions
May 14, 2015 by admin · Comments Off on Community Council requested to consult local authority on damage compensation and monitoring of radioactive emissions
At Ardentinny Community Council’s April meeting a local resident requested the following action from the Community Council as part of its remit "to help make public bodies aware of the opinions and needs … [Read More...]