Labour and Tories under fire for inflating Trident job losses

Labour and the Conservatives have been accused of misleading the public by exaggerating the number of jobs that would be lost if the Trident nuclear weapons system were removed from the Clyde. Figures released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) under freedom of information law reveal that only 520 civilian jobs at Faslane and Coulport …

Changing vistas: The view from Ardentinny

25 Oct 23:47 UPDATE: RPWDT has now updated its website and included a section devoted to the Community Wind Farm. This includes the DRAFT Environmental Impact Assessment and photomontages including the view from Ardentinny. Following on from a public meeting in Cove last Saturday, Community Council members from along 'The Shore' (Strone, Kilmun, Blairmore and Ardentinny) …

Relocation, relocation.. felines in the fast lane

Argyll-based animal adoption website Spanimal joined with volunteers throughout the UK last weekend to transport four homeless cats from the south of England to Argyll Animal Aid in Oban. The initiative coordinated by Nickoftime.org.uk created a network of nine local volunteer drivers in regions between Wiltshire and Oban to transport Benson and Buffy from Swindon and two …

Community Council: Ardentinny Hotel project gets green light; Police Report; Coronation Wood; Memorial bench.

The planned renovation of Ardentinny hotel to provide a bar/restaurant, house, and holiday let accommodation has been approved by the National Park's Planning Department. This was announced at the Community Council meeting held on 2nd October when the Convenor read aloud a letter from the owners conveying their thanks to the Community Council and the community …