Walled Garden fund-raiser debuts at Green Fair

Glenfinart Walled Garden display at Green FairDunoon's first Green Fair was also the curtain raiser for the first in a series of fund-raising events in aid of Ardentinny Community Trust's Glenfinart Walled Garden Appeal. Manned by Ardentinny volunteers Anna Williamson and Chris Emmett, the Burgh Hall display included exhibition panels detailing¬† the history and aspirations …

Ardentinny’s window of opportunity

Ardentinny this week received a major boost in its plans for the community to purchase the Victorian, former Glenfinart House Walled Garden. Forestry Commission Scotland Director, Mr. Bob McIntosh accepted the independent Evaluation Panel's recommendation and approved the Ardentinny Community Trust's application to buy. The Trust now has 18 months in which to raise the …

Walled Garden Result

Ardentinny Community Trust Ltd. (registered company No. 245169/Registered Charity No. SCO034235) today received notification from Malcolm Wield, NFLS Programme Manager that Director, Forestry Commission Scotland has accepted the Evaluation Panel's recommendation and approved Ardentinny Community Trust Ltd's application to buy Glenfinart Walled Garden in Ardentinny. Notification of a Trust meeting will be issued in due …

Dragons vote for Glenfinart Walled Garden Winner

Ardentinny Community Trust Convenor, Dennis Gower, came away a winner from the Dragons Den at the Annual Conference of Argyll and Bute Social Enterprise Network (ABSEN) in Campbeltown last week. Pitched against nine other projects, he emerged victorious with a ¬£500 grant from Firstport for the Glenfinart Walled Garden Project in Ardentinny. The Dragons in …