Category Archives: Press & Publicity

Clachan Hub Consultation: Draft Design

On Wednesday 5th October, CGDT convened our 8th community consultation meeting to discuss the Clachan Hub. While we reported on progress towards the funding application, the main business of the meeting was to consider the draft plans from our architects … Continue reading

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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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Leapfrog: improving communication in community-led projects

Wednesday 11th May 6pm until 9pm   We would like to invite you to an evening workshop about improving communication in community led projects and designing new approaches to community consultations. The workshop will be delivered by the Institute of … Continue reading

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Kyles Community Broadband website is launched!

CGDT, which has been enabling the KCB steering group to move forward, is pleased to say the KCB website is now fully functional and available at www.kcb.scot. We have also included a link in this website’s menu for everyone’s convenience. … Continue reading

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Kyles Community Broadband Public Meetings

If you live in Colintraive & Glendaruel, Kilfinan or Bute Community Council areas, and you aren’t within 1 km of a BT Next Generation Enabled telephone exchange, this is for you:

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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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We’re recruiting at CGDT!

COMMUNITY FOREST DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Contract worth:  £28,000 Initial period: 1 Year A varied role with sustainable woodland development its core and community revitalisation its heart. Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust is recruiting for a new Community Forest Project Officer to … Continue reading

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Archaeology Weekend 23 & 24 November, 10.30am – 3.00pm

Work with Archaeology Scotland on this brand new project to discover the chambered cairn, working in Colintraive Village Hall and on site at the Cairn. If you are unable to attend both days or for all of the sessions, that’s … 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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