Volunteers needed for Ardentinny Community Emergency Plan

At the September Community Council (CC) meeting, CC Secretary, Captain Alistair McLundie reported on the state of readiness of the community emergency plan. The current content has all the key points as indicated in the Argyll and Bute Council’s template but cannot be progressed further without volunteers. There are a lot of people required to …

Local Councillor adds his voice to those opposing fish farm

At the September Ardentinny Community Council meeting Jann Garratt of the environmental group AfftheClyde gave her report on the group’s recent activities. They have also forged links with the Argyll & Bute Greens at both a local and national level. In addition, Liberal Democrat Councillor, Alan Reid, when asked his opinion on the proposals responded …

Harvest Fair this weekend at Glenfinart Walled Garden

Glenfinart Walled Garden
Marking the end of summer, Ardentinny Community Trust's Harvest Fair takes place this coming weekend at Glenfinart Walled Garden. With all the usual attractions including LIVE music, pottery demonstrations, coconut shy, Ardentinny's celebrated home baking and of course the grand finale of Quickest Quackers, there's lots to do for all the family! The fun starts …

Rowan Steals the show for Dunoon youngsters

Ardentinny pup 'Rowan' was the star of a visit to Glenfinart Walled Garden recently for pupils from Dunoon Primary Learning Centre when they visited the garden accompanied by their teacher Gail McCorquondale. Under the guidance of regular volunteer Corrie, the children helped pick fresh produce including delicious apples, carrots, courgettes, blueberries and leeks from the …

Board Member applications invited – Ardentinny Renewables Trust

  Following its AGM, Ardentinny Renewables Trust (ART) has announced the resignation of ART founding member and Vice Chair, Rob Bray. Along with Dennis Gower of the then Ardentinny Community Council, Rob sowed the seed of Ardentinny’s interest in Hydro renewable projects with Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS). Subsequently FCS’ collaboration with Hydrover and local farmer, …