Category Archives: Renewables

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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Community Consultation, 18th June at 7pm

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION MEETING Thursday 18th June 2015 7pm – Glendaruel Village Hall Colintraive & Glendaruel Development Trust are holding a meeting on Thursday 18th of June 2015 at 7pm in the Glendaruel Village Hall to discuss the proposal for a … 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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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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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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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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Master-planning Presentation and Workshop Outcomes for Stronafian Forest

For those of your who were there, and for those who were not, here is the presentation by our masterplanning consultants, as well as the outcome documents which were produced on the evening. Presentation | Discussion Group A | Discussion … Continue reading

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We had a great evening …

… over 50 folks made it to Colintraive to hear about and feedback on and plan for Stronafian Forest. Here are a couple of snaps of the evening. As you can see, not only did we have all sorts of … Continue reading

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