Local Councillor adds his voice to those opposing fish farm

At the September Ardentinny Community Council meeting Jann Garratt of the environmental group AfftheClyde gave her report on the group’s recent activities. They have also forged links with the Argyll & Bute Greens at both a local and national level. In addition, Liberal Democrat Councillor, Alan Reid, when asked his opinion on the proposals responded …

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 …

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  …