Tag Archives: NFLS

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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We Can See The Wood For the Trees!

The Community of Colintraive and Glendaruel wins the right to buy Stronafian Forest in south-west Cowal. Community ownership of one of the most ambitious community buy-outs came a step further this week when the Forestry Commission granted the right to … Continue reading

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Progress on the Application to Acquire the Right to Buy Stronafian

At the last NFLS panel meeting in late January, at which the decision on our application was to be taken, important questions were raised regarding the timescales of the purchase and how that would affect our business plan for the … Continue reading

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Next Stage in the Acquisition of Stronafian

Today myself and John McEwan met with Penny Cousins, the panel member for the NFLS, Malcolm Wield and Gordon Donaldson, as part of the process towards a determination on whether the right to buy Stronafian Forest should be granted to … 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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It’s a very big YES!

We’re thrilled to announce that the community voted to purchase Stronafian Forest. We’re delighted with this, and have just issued a press release. Here’s the confirmation of the result as issued by returning officer Shirley MacLeod: Once we have a … Continue reading

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Our vote covered in Local Press

The story about the ballot on Stronafian Forest is in the Dunoon Observer today, page 4 lower right.

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