Tag Archives: Stronafian

We’re recruiting at CGDT!

COMMUNITY FOREST DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Contract worth:  £28,000 Initial period: 1 Year A varied role with sustainable woodland development its core and community revitalisation its heart. Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust is recruiting for a new Community Forest Project Officer to … Continue reading

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Forest Focus Group Meeting!

On Thursday 10th October 6pm-8pm at the Colintraive Village hall Welcome to a community open evening to discuss and establish the following: Name of the group Aims, the reasons for forming the group Objectives of the group Powers of the … Continue reading

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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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We had a great evening …

… over 50 folks made it to Colintraive to hear about and feedback on and plan for Stronafian Forest. Here are a couple of snaps of the evening. As you can see, not only did we have all sorts of … Continue reading

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Maps, Plans & Proposals for Stronafian Tonight!

From 6pm at the Colintraive Village Hall Mark, our Community Forest Development Officer will be hosting an evening all about the forest. There’ll be presentations, discussions, map-making and lots of lovely soup. Come along! All are welcome!

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Up into the woods to the Chambered Cairn

Last weekend an intrepid pair of Glendaruels ventured up to the chambered cairn – we thought you might like to see the photos:

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Our Community Forest Project Officer is here!

We’re delighted to welcome Mark Chambers to our community. Mark will be working with us for at least two years bring forward all the elements in our Business Plan for Stronafian Forest. Mark will be spending the first couple of … Continue reading

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Updated Stronafian Business Plan Available

For those of you keeping an eye on our developing plans for Stronafian, we have just published the updated Business Plan on our publications page.

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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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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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