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, …

A Night at the Opera

A night at the opera
On Saturday night Ardentinny was the fortunate host to a preview of Aria Alba’s latest production. Following their opera residential at Ardentinny Centre, we were invited to an 'open rehearsal' of Bellini’s La Sonnambula   This was no picturesque pastoral village in Switzerland, the original setting of the opera. Instead, Dr. Nell Drew, Director of …

Emergency Planning

It was reported that Ardentinny's community emergency plan is still at the preparation stage. At the last Community Council meeting on 1 July, CC secretary, Alistair McLundie said he planned to have it ready in time for the forthcoming winter. Meanwhile HM Naval Base Clyde’s Off-Site Emergency Plan "is currently under review to ensure that …