Ardentinny Winter Fair 2018

  Ardentinny saw lots of early festive shopping and good cheer at its Winter Fair on Saturday. There was handcrafted jewellery, knitwear, woodwork and paintings by local artists alongside vintage clothes, bric-a- brac, plants and preserves plus delicious home baking. A cosy kids’ corner kept the younger visitors entertained while those more senior enjoyed mince …

Ardentinny’s Village Hall Revival

At the Village Hall AGM in Ardentinny last week, one thing became abundantly clear. Namely, that the intervention at the EGM the previous August by Agnes Harvey, Guy Elder and Merle Ferguson who volunteered to stall the then imminent disposal of the Hall by caretaking it over the winter, had paid off. During that time the hall was ‘reopened for business’, allowing local clubs to return to use it and organisations and individuals to rent it for meetings and events. Minor and more serious defects in the fabric of the building were identified, the former being dealt with by Guy while quotes were obtained for rectifying the latter. Agnes, as Treasurer, dealt with documentation, the bank account and necessary payments while Merle, as secretary, handled hall bookings and correspondence and undertook a survey of residents as to the future of the hall. Continue reading “Ardentinny’s Village Hall Revival”