“No current plans to increase routine MOD police patrols”

Following media reports regarding Ministry of Defence police officers to begin patrolling civilian areas of Argyll, published last month in the Herald newspaper and Dunoon Observer, Val Kennedy, Ardentinny Community Council’s representative on the Clyde Local Liaison Committee contacted the MOD for clarification.   At last week’s Community Council meeting Val reported that some members …

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 …

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 of the community it represents." The request was made in the context of past events at HMNB Clyde and RNAD Coulport. For …

Ardentinny Community Council visits RNAD Coulport

It was reported at the December Ardentinny Community Council meeting that 4 members of the Community Council committee (CCc) visited RNAD Coulport at the invitation of the Ministry of Defence. The Convenor reported that the meeting came about in recognition of the understanding between Coulport and Ardentinny over the past years and to discuss items …