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 …

Ardentinny Renewables Trust – Recent funding recipients

Ardentinny Renewables Trust (ART) has announced the latest successful funding applications as follows:   Beneficiary Purpose Amount 2019 - July Ardentinny Community Council Replacement village noticeboard £1,160.00   Neil Robinson Bees and equipment £632.91   Ardentinny Community Trust Glenfinart Walled Garden new tables and chairs £589.72   Ardentinny Bowling Club 2 - 1000L water tanks  …

Ardentinny Trout Farm Proposal – Ways to respond

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  The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) CAR (Controlled Activities Regulations) Licence application for the proposed trout farm in Ardentinny, submitted by Dawnfresh in December 2018, is out for consultation. The consultation period is 28 days and is open to the public to comment.   According to Dawnfresh Environmental Manager, Peter MacDougall, “ The CAR …

Final exhibition for Ardentinny ceramic artists

  Under the guidance of Ardentinny ceramics artist Bill Williamson, an enthusiastic group of students displayed their creations at a final exhibition in Ardentinny’s Village Hall last month.  The 8-week ceramics and sculpture course was held late last year with the mixed-ability group creating a range of pieces from a sculpted bust to hand crafted …

Oh Mama Mia!

  It was a case of Dancing Queens when the ladies of Ardentinny enjoyed a 'Mama Mia' themed night last weekend at Ardentinny Bowling Club. Well done to Maryjane and her team who transformed the club into what appears to be a 70s tropical disco.  Though of course it's doubtful if most of the participants …