It’s official – Chocolate is good for you!


Glenfinart Walled Garden supporters Ali and Friederike Gower, who over the years have generously donated many of their excellent Chocolate Tree products to Walled Garden fundraising, were featured in a recent news item on STV. Researchers at Queen Margaret University have found that high levels of polyphenols in certain premium chocolate, if eaten in moderation as part of a balanced diet, can offer significant health benefits. So those of you with a sweet tooth can now indulge a little this Christmas in the knowledge that at least some of those chocs could be good for you!

– Read more and view the video: Chocolate research discovers sweet treats can boost your health
– The Chocolate Tree


Dunoon Observer confirms MoD responsible for lost ammo

The leading article in this weeks Dunoon Observer has thrown a bit more light on the ammunition found near Ardentinny last week. Local politicians are also seeking an investigation into how the 120 blank cartridges came to be left on the Ardentinny to Carrick Castle path. Read the full story here (pdf 421kb). Dunoon Observer.

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