The Ardentinny Archives: Feb 2008 – O’er the Hill to Ardentinny was a yellow submarine

13 February, 2008. Last Thursday, long-standing Ardentinny resident, Jim Robinson, alerted us of a yellow submarine beached in the Knap area of Ardentinny, and kindly provided a photograph. Apparently Blairmore resident David Rankin had discovered & reported its position both to Jim and the Ministry of Defence. We went along to investigate. As can be seen from …

Does Ardentinny want more nuclear waste on its doorstep?

The UK government intends to increase the number of nuclear submarines on the Clyde; is currently building a nuclear support hub to centralise its radioactive waste handling facilities and radiochemistry laboratories at Faslane; and plans to undertake submarine maintenance work at Coulport resulting in an increase of waste discharges of up to 50%. Consequently the …