Category Archives: Environment

CGDT Statement to the Community Council regarding suggested Public Meeting on Community Wind Turbines

With regard to the offer made to the community council by the CGDT chair to hold a public meeting to discuss the community project to build two wind turbines in Stronafian Forest, the determination of the Development Trust board on the … Continue reading

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Update: CGDT Community Wind Turbines at Stronafian

We are presently awaiting determination over our planning application for the siting to two community wind turbines on Stronafian Forest. The decision should be imminent, but in the meantime we have recently been asked about the financial forecasts that we … Continue reading

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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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Call for Tender on Hydro Sites in Glendaruel!

Colintraive & Glendaruel Development Trust (CGDT) is seeking tenders for the provision of a feasibility assessment for potential micro hydro schemes. The consultant will provide technical advice and assistance to help CGDT utilise their local hydro resource, with the aim … Continue reading

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Community Forest Masterplan Final Update

21st March Colintraive Village Hall 6pm  You are welcome to attend this event to discuss the final version of what we have been working on together. Copies of the final version of the Community Forest Masterplan have been made available … Continue reading

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Stronafian Forest Woodland Crofting Event!

On Saturday 9th November between 10.30am-2pm at the Colintraive Village Hall, the Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust will be holding an event that will enable potential woodland crofters the opportunity to register an interest for a woodland croft in the … 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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Forest Dates for your Diary

10th October 6pm-8pm at the Colintraive village hall. We will be looking to form a forest group to establish the roles and responsibilities of the group and start to look at key issues that came out of our last public … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Stronafian Forest Open Evening!

Let’s see what’s in your Forest! Let’s Plan things in your Forest! Over 70 people responded to our recent Stronafian Community Forest Survey. It is now time to shape and plan the development of our forest. We have appointed a … Continue reading

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