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 …

Four potential hydro schemes proposed for Ardentinny

According to information obtained at Ardentinny Community Day on 21 March, the consortium Co-Hydrover is proposing 4 commercial hydro schemes on the following sites with potential financial benefits for the community. We understand that a group of selected residents with expertise in Green energy and/or the setting up of a Charitable Trust are meeting soon, …

Onshore Renewables – Community Benefit Consultation

In view of the potential onshore renewables projects in Ardentinny which have recently been raised at  Ardentinny Community Council meetings, residents may wish to participate in Argyll and Bute Council’s Community Benefit Consultation. The Council has drawn up a framework for community benefits from onshore renewables which will replace its 2005 policy. You may view …

Warning to dog owners of poisonous plant on Ardentinny beach (updated)

We've received a report of a very poisonous plant which has appeared along the high tide mark on Ardentinny Beach (between Coronation Wood and River Finart estuary). The plant is starting to root in the vegetation. A labrador was reportedly sick from eating the plant last Sunday. We understand that the plant is poisonous to dogs …