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CGDT is Granted Community Right to Buy on Glendaruel Hotel

The Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust is delighted to announce it has been granted a community right to buy on the Glendaruel Hotel under the terms of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. The hotel which stands at the centre … 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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Application for significant broadband upgrade

Over the last month or so we have been fine-tuning our application to the Leader Broadband Challenge Fund for a significant upgrade to our internet connectivity as a community. The application went in today, and we’re keeping our fingers crossed. … Continue reading

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CRtB Application on the Glendaruel Hotel Sent In

A red letter day for the communities of Colintraive and Glendaruel: the application for the Community Right to Buy on the Glendaruel Hotel has been sent in to the Community Assets Branch in Edinburgh. This should be received on Monday … Continue reading

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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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Sandwiched out after a great afternoon!

With an audience of around 50 and two guest speakers our Sunday afternoon was a great success. Not only were there sandwiches and soup, but cakes and shortbread, all of which oiled the hubbub of comment and conversation after we … 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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The Forest Business Plan takes its next step

Michael Kaufmann and myself met Munro Gauld the Development Trust’s business consultant for the Stronafian Forest enterprise today to introduce him to the forest and give him a chance to assess the project before meeting with the board in the … Continue reading

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The Working Groups are off!

Just a quick note to report that two working groups were formed on the 4th in Glendaruel, one to look specifically at the Hotel, and the other at a community hub or Pavilion. As I write the Hotel group have … Continue reading

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