We're indebted to Jim Robinson who has been rummaging through his photo album and has come up with these gems from probably the 1980's. They are possibly of the Ardentinny School sports day held in … [Read More...]
Ardentinny Renewables Trust
Ardentinny Renewables Trust (ART) is not yet a Trust, according to the group’s secretary, Neil Robinson. At the April Ardentinny Community Council meeting he reported that slight changes were to be made to the Constitution which may require a solicitor’s stamp. It was also thought that the group might become a SCIO, i.e., Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation ‘which is a legal form unique to Scottish charities’ (http://www.oscr.org.uk/charities/becoming-a-charity). He said that members will be emailed with the relevant information.
At the April Community Council meeting representatives of the Ardentinny Conservation and Heritage Group outlined some of their future plans. One is to provide planters which will offer edible flowers and vegetables along with recipes, with a view to encouraging people to walk through the village, collect … [Read More...]
Ardentinny Community Council
April 10, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Further Community Council Resignation
Since the 5th April Community Council meeting, Councillor Bill Williamson has resigned. This reduces the total number of community councillors to five. It was mentioned at the last meeting that they need more members. If you are interested, the contact details of the current councillors can be found on their website www.ardentinnycc.co.uk/.
April 6, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on New Community Council Convener and Vice Convener
At the 5th April Ardentinny Community Council Meeting Marian Norris was elected Convener and Neil Robinson was elected Vice Convener. It was also announced that Community Councillor, Dennis Gower had resigned. Chairperson, Marian Norris, expressed thanks for Dennis’ long service to the Community.
April 3, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Anticipated Community Council Election
At the upcoming community council meeting on Tuesday 5th April, it is anticipated that there will be an election of a new convener.
The last meeting was brought forward from the usual first Tuesday of February to Thursday 14 January. The then convener, Roy Harrison, explained that they had brought forward the meeting in order to announce his resignation prior to his leaving the village.
It was agreed that Vice Convener, Marian Norris would act as Convener until the next meeting when a new convener would be elected.
Community Council meetings are open to the public and, as usual, all are welcome on Tuesday 5th April at 7.30 p.m. in the Village Hall.
Ardentinny Community Trust – Glenfinart Walled Garden
April 6, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Gardener’s Blether – new issue
The new issue of Gardener's Blether, the newsletter of Glenfinart Walled Garden, can be downloaded here (PDF) … Continued...
March 31, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Kids’ fun at Garden Opening
At what has become something of a tradition, Glenfinart Walled Garden held its spring opening in conjunction with Forestry Commission Scotland’s Easter Monday Eggstravaganza. There was free entry to … Continued...
March 30, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Ardentinny Carpet Bowls Finals
The Finals of Ardentinny Carpet Bowls took place on Thursday 24th March,in Ardentinny Village Hall. Trophy winners for 2015/16 were as follows: Small cup, most points for season and the Kylemore Singles … [Read More...]
A Day in the Life of Ardentinny
March 14, 2016 by admin · Comments Off on Deer adventure
Last week several residents and visitors watched with bated breath as a deer, which was apparently stuck on a sandbank in Glenfinart Bay, managed to extricate itself. After it was marooned, the deer began … [Read More...]