Category Archives: Warmer Colglen

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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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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Glendaruel Village Hall Reopens …

… with a new roof. It’s looking very smart from the outside, and from the inside its all the same which was exactly what the committee had asked for. Congratulations to Elizabeth Fairbairn, who has led the effort to acquire … Continue reading

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Familiar faces talking about the “Are You Ready” Project

Adaptation Scotland have just uploaded videos taken from their pilot “Are You Ready” scheme onto their website. You’ll see some familiar faces talking about what the project might mean to Colintraive and Glendaruel, and also the effect weather has on … Continue reading

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Work begins on Glendaruel Village Hall

We’re delighted to say that the much anticipated and longed for repair works to the roof of the Glendaruel Village Hall have begun today. The works should last 6 weeks and finish at the end of June. Here’s hoping the … Continue reading

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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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Colintraive Village Hall reopens

Congratulations to the Colintraive Village Hall Committee for perservering and coming up smelling of roses (and paint and sawdust at times too!). A wonderful team effort with contractors, volunteers and funders creating a really wonderful space. The Grand Opening is … 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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