Category Archives: Climate Challenge Fund

Stronafian Windfarm Application Papers

All the documents pertaining to our recent application to Argyll and Bute Council for permission to erect two wind turbines in Stronafian Forest are available here. This application represents one facet of CGDT’s integrated plan to ensure that our community … Continue reading

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Warmer ColGlen Final Report

The report for this highly successful project has now been published on CGDT’s Warmer ColGlen page here. There is much else besides including a photographic record of all the things we achieved. Well done to our Project Officer for this … Continue reading

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We’re Recruiting!

We’re looking for two dynamic people to help us implement our latest project, Greener Colglen (more details here). Project Development Officer (Full-time, £25,200pa) (click here for more details) and Admin & Communications Officer (Part-time, 24 hrs p/w – £18,480pa pro rata) (click here for … Continue reading

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ColGlen is going Greener!

The Development Trust is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its application to the Climate Challenge Fund for the “Greener ColGlen” project. The project which is worth £172,357, will run from October 2013 until the end of … Continue reading

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Kilmodan School Flooded

A visual record of the result of the flood at Kilmodan Primary School, and how the water (which came from the Clachan Burn) flowed to and around the school. 

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We’re readier then we were!

Last night Sara held the second of our Are You Ready? meetings. This was follow-up to the session in Edinburgh which Charles and Sara attended and was designed to develop our ideas into a more concrete format. Everyone enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Are You Ready? Update

Today Charles and Sara attended the follow up workshop in Edinburgh, building on the very successful Are You Ready? pilot at Colintraive Village Hall in February. For more information on the project, and the very successful day of resilience imagineering … Continue reading

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Are We Ready? Looks like it!

Alan Caldwell brought the Are You Ready? project to Colintraive Village Hall this evening. With 17 residents, Sara led an interesting and lively session looking at how we can be ready for the increasingly turbulent weather that climate change is … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint Calculator on Warmer ColGlen Site

As part of the CCF initiative we’ve got a carbon footprint calculator on the front page of the Warmer Colglen website. It’s a great tool to see how much carbon you are producing — go on have a go, its … Continue reading

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ColGlen is getting warmer!

A new community initiative funded by the Climate Challenge Fund, aims to help householders in Colintraive and Glendaruel adopt energy efficiency measures and advice to help make their homes warmer, cheaper to heat and reduce their carbon footprints. Project Coordinator, … Continue reading

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