Pathways to the Future – Cultural Heritage Trails Consultation

 Benmore & Kilmun Community Trust hosted the first of several consultation events in Ardentinny on Saturday. Led by Robin Patel of Ergadia Museums & Heritage, it explored interest in and content suggestions for the creation of two cultural heritage trails in East Cowal, one for walkers and another for bikers and motorists. The trails …

Gardening Plans

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 recipes and pick and eat. Another is to …

Community Council notice board ban on 38 Degrees refugee poster

The following has been posted on Ardentinny’s Community Notice Board: “The notices about refugees produced by a political activist group “38 degrees" have been removed by members of the Ardentinny Community Council. This noticeboard belongs to and is administered by the community council, which, by the definition of Argyll and Bute Council, has to remain …

Refugees: A shot in the arm for Argyll

Yesterday’s moving ‘Glasgow Sees Syria’ candlelight vigil was one of many similar events held throughout Europe this weekend and attended by thousands to show solidarity for the plight of Syria’s refugees. Despite reluctance by David Cameron’s government to welcome those desperately fleeing war-torn Syria and other conflicts, the people of Scotland and the Scottish Government …

Steering Group drafts constitution for Ardentinny Renewables Trust

On 5 May, there was a second meeting of the Hydro Steering Group with the purpose of drafting the constitution of the proposed Ardentinny Renewables Trust (ART). The group worked on assessing relevant content of another project’s constitution with a view to its inclusion in their proposed draft. There is to be a further meeting …