Author Archives: Margaret

Clachan – Community Meeting 8 – 5th October 7pm in Glendaruel Village Hall

community-meeting-8-5th-october-2016 The 8th Community Meeting for the Clachan Project will take place at the Glendaruel Village Hall on Wednesday 5th October at 7pm. This meeting will give all interested parties the opportunity to look at the progress being made and … Continue reading

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Broadband – Suppliers Request for Information

The request for information asking prospective suppliers to provide suggestions for our new community broadband project has now been issued on the Public Contracts portal. A list of suppliers who have already carried out similar work in Scotland have also … Continue reading

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BROADBAND – a small step closer to finding a solution

PRESS RELEASE – ISSUED 27TH NOVEMBER 2015 Follow the link to view the progress of the Broadband Project. We hope to see you at the Community Consultation meeting on Sunday 17th January 2015 – 2pm in the Glendaruel Village Hall. … Continue reading

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CLACHAN COMMUNITY HUB

The Trust have been awarded development funding for the project in the Clachan to allow us to carry out a full feasibility and visioning process. Designers and a business planning team have been appointed and they will, through consultation with … Continue reading

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Broadband – Project Planning Stage 2

We are finally beginning to see some progress with our Broadband project. We are still waiting to hear from BT about how many properties will benefit from their New Generation Broadband installation which we are told will bring super fast … Continue reading

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Broadband – update on progress

The last few months have been very frustrating as we have tried to forward our project plans. We formally set up a group with North and West Bute and Tighnabruaich in September last year with CGDT as the parent body. … Continue reading

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THE COMMUNITY SAYS YES TO HYDRO SCHEME

The Electoral Reform Service; who conducted the community ballot on behalf of the Trust, reported on Monday that when the ballot closed at noon, 87.2% of the valid vote said yes to “Do you support the development of a community … Continue reading

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Hydro – Electric Scheme Public Ballot

All registered voters in the Community have been sent a leaflet in the post this week giving information about a possible community hydro-electric scheme in the Glendaruel Forest. This project is in partnership with the Forestry Commission Scotland (FSC).  A … Continue reading

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Circular Walk – Colintraive

Community consultation sometime ago highlighted the wish for a circular walk around the village, taking in the shore. To provide this attraction a bridge needs to be built across the burn. Because of the span required the most practical solution … Continue reading

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Broadband Scoping Document

Scoping Document 28032014 The Scoping Document submitted last month has been accepted by Community Broadband Scotland. The document can be viewed by following the link.

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