The following was posted on the Ardentinny village notice board.
On enquiring, MSP Mike Russell reported that he had not yet received a reply to his letter to the Minister of Defence and would follow this up and Ardentinny Community Council Convener, Val Kennedy confirmed that she had contacted the MOD and 'will notify the CC and village when the meeting has been confirmed.'
In an article, by environment correspondent Rob Edwards in today's Sunday Herald, the Ministry of Defence has revealed that it is planning a new conventional explosives handling facility at Coulport to deal with the growing number of nuclear submarines due to be based on the Clyde over the next few years. In addition, a report, released under …
The following was posted on Ardentinny village notice board.
At a lively Community Council meeting on Tuesday, Ardentinny residents demanded that MoD representatives attend a public meeting in the village within the next four weeks. The demands come after a week of violent explosions which emanated from nearby RNAD Coulport. Whilst the MoD later apologised to the community, villagers are unhappy with the lack …
Ardentinny.org has today received an email from Argyll MP Alan Reid regarding the Coulport blasts. Mr. Reid has stated that "The MoD are supposed to inform the public of exercises in advance”. He has written to the Defence Secretary and will let us know his response.
Argyll MSP Michael Russell has written to UK Defence Minister Philip Hammond regarding last week's explosions at Coulport. With permission, we are publishing the letter in full here.