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Presentation to LACPG in Cowal Courier

New local news website Cowal Courier has a report on the presentation CGDT’s chair Charles Dixon-Spain recently made to the Local Area Community Planning Group regarding our plans for Stronafian Forest and a medium scale community Windfarm. The presentation, which … Continue reading

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Thinking of Installing a Renewable Heating Scheme?

The Government has launched the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme to help householders across the country with funding towards the cost of installing renewable heating systems.   The new £15 million initiative, which is now open to applications, will support up … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Animateur Reports

Both animateurs handed their reports in today, and very pleasing reading they make too. Lots of interesting and varied points have come back from the community, much of which has helped in directing the information we will have available on … Continue reading

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Announcing the Stronafian Sunday Sandwich …

… I think the poster below says it all doesn’t it?

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Colintraive Working Group

Tonight in the Colintraive Village Hall members of the community are invited to attend an initial meeting to investigate the possibility of creating a working group to look at the future of the village, and in particular its role as … Continue reading

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Stronafian Consultation Framework

At the board meeting today we decided to move forward with Gordon Gray Stephen’s advice on community consultation. To this end we’re going to pursue three main threads: A visit to a community forest of a similar type to ours … Continue reading

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