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It was, said Rosie Curtis, chairman of West Ardnamurchan Community Council, in her speech which opened Kilchoan’s magnificent new playpark,”the day we thought we’d never see!”  It’s taken eleven years, from the time that Highland Council closed the village’s playground, to raise the money and build, not a replacement, but something very much bigger and very special...

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Opening of the Kilchoan Community Park

Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Local News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Opening of the Kilchoan Community Park

Opening of the Kilchoan Community Park

This group photograph brought together some of those who worked so hard to complete the project and those who are the main beneficiaries – the children.  But there is one thing that is different about this playpark, and it was noticeable that people were already beginning to talk about it as the Kilchoan ‘Park’: it’s just as welcoming for adults as it is for children, with places to sit, paths to stroll along, marshy areas to encourage wildlife, and a small burn running through it.  

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