Local environmental group attends Bute meeting

#AFFtheClyde volunteer Jann Garrett gave an update on our local group’s work to a packed public meeting in Rothesay last week. Dawnfresh Farming Ltd are proposing to develop a fish farm at Hawk’s Neb on the Isle of Bute, in addition to Ardentinny and the Cumbraes. The meeting, called by ‘Buteiful Coasts’, an environmental group created …

Ardentinny Champion

Ardentinny Community Trust is delighted to report that Dennis Gower is the recipient of a Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Community Partnership 'Long Standing Champion Award’. The award was presented at the Partnership’s Annual Gathering which this year was entitled “Food for Thought’ to reflect the role that food and drink can play in community …

Local Development Plan Deadline for Representations

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park is currently accepting representations (formal comment) on its proposed local development plan, with a deadline of 29 June 2015. The documents are available on the Park’s consultation website www.ourlivepark.com; in local libraries and at their offices in Callander and Balloch. Your comments should state what changes you would …

Community Councillor “horrified” at removal of nature trail

A Community Council member has expressed her horror at the removal of the Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) Discovery Trail behind the beach picnic area at Glenfinart Bay. Vehicles are no longer permitted to use the road to the nature trail and a locked metal gate has been erected at the foot of the road near the FCS …