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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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Afforestations of Delight

Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust (CGDT) have purchased Stronafian Forest and are now recruiting for a dynamic Community Forest Development Officer.  CGDT are delighted to confirm that they have now purchased Stronafian Forest on the Cowal Peninsula, Argyll. The forest, … Continue reading

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Proposed Land Use Areas

 The board met on Monday 22nd August to populate a map of Stronafian with initial proposals for where certain activities could be located in the forest.  This will be passed onto our forest consultant for his comments. You can … Continue reading

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St. Modan

One of the privileges of working on some of the projects that the Development Trust have in view, is that sometimes you come across really unexpected slices of information or history. Once such happened today as we examined deed maps … Continue reading

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Wider Consultation on Stronafian Forest has begun!

Our application to acquire the right to buy on Stronafian Forest is presently receiving a wider public consultation via the Forestry Commission website here as a ‘Sponsored Sale of Surplus Land’. To view all the pertinent documents, click on the … Continue reading

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Our Application to the NFLS is Eligible

Another small step towards achieving the right to buy, and eventually the forest itself, was made today. We had confirmation that our application is eligible for the scheme. Our application and our supporting documents (also published here) will be placed on … Continue reading

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Full Business Plan Submitted for Stronafian Forest

Written by Munro Gauld, the business plan has now been submitted as part of our application to the National Forestry Land Scheme. Our thanks to Munro for all his hard work. To read the document, please download it from our … Continue reading

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ForArgyll.com covers the ballot result

We’re delighted the vote has been covered here.

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Michael Russell MSP welcomes our successful ballot

SNP Parliamentary Candidate for Argyll & Bute, Michael Russell MSP – who lives in Glendaruel –  has given a warm welcome to the vote by local residents which will start the process of community purchase for the Stronafian Forest by … Continue reading

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The ‘Big Yes’ Poster

Put up on all the noticeboards in Colintraive and Glendaruel today:

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