Ardentinny and COVID-19

Like many other communities country-wide, Ardentinny has risen to the challenge of this crisis with speed and alacrity. An online community forum was established mid-March with the intention of informing and supporting. The Community Council called for volunteers to help with shopping, prescription delivery, dog walking, telephone support etc. for the vulnerable and self isolating …

Ardentinny Community Council Emergency Action Plan call for volunteers

Received from Ardentinny Community Council: As you are no doubt aware the coronavirus outbreak is starting to affect everyone in the Ardentinny community council area with this in mind the community council is in the process of creating a plan within which those most at risk or those with symptoms who are self-isolating can get …

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 …

Another successful year for Ardentinny Community Trust

Ardentinny Community Trust (ACT) held its AGM on 7th January 2020 where it reported on another successful year. Trust Treasurer, Jean Urquhart presented end of year (2018-19) accounts which saw funds stand at £20,709.61, after having invested in an array of necessary fixtures and equipment. ACT Chair, Anna Williamson gave a report on the year’s …

Ardentinny’s craft showcase

Once again Ardentinny village hall showcased the best of local arts and crafts at its recent Winter Craft Fair. There was exquisitely turned wood; fine knits; delicate macrame; handcrafted jewellery; paintings and sculpture by local artists; handmade decorations and gifts together with vintage clothes and sumptuous home baking. There was a novel snowball throwing game …