Tag Archives: Consultation

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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Housing Survey: We need your responses

This week the housing survey is being sent out to everyone in the community. The attached letter will explain all about it, but in the meantime, please fill it in as this is an essential part of providing for our … 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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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 Letter in Support of the Save Kilmodan Primary School Campaign

The Development Trust have just sent our letter in support of the campaign to keep Kilmodan Primary School open to Cleland Sneddon, the head of Education for Argyll and Bute Council. The letter provides a detailed critique of the proposals … Continue reading

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Come along to the count!

We’re beginning the count at 3pm on Friday 8th October. Shirley McLeod from the council is officiating and we expect to have a result within half an hour. The question is will the refreshments be coffee and tea or champagne?

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Executive Summary for Stronafian Forest Released!

Out today is the executive summary for the Stronafian Forest project that the community is currently voting on. Rhona is sending out a paper copy to everyone, with a covering note, but in the meantime, it is available here.

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Our Press Release for the Ballot …

… reads as follows: Small Community, Very Big Plans The Community of Colintraive and Glendaruel is about to vote on the purchase of 600ha of Forest in one of the most ambitious community buy-outs Cowal has yet seen. On the … Continue reading

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If you haven’t received your ballot papers yet …

… Please contact Rhona through the contact page letting her know, and she’ll forward you another set. We’ve had a single report of non-arrival of ballot papers and we just want to ensure everyone gets the chance to vote on … Continue reading

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The Ballot Papers for Stronafian Forest Hit the Doormats!

Today I received several reports that the ballot papers and information sheet have been delivered to residents eligible to vote on the acquisition of Stronafian Forest. This marks the next big step in our progress towards owning this valuable community … Continue reading

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