Posted by on Jun 4, 2013 in Local News | Comments Off on

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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HIGHLAND ROMANCE FOR KATE WINSLET

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in Local News | 750 comments

The ceremony was kept under wraps, with only a handful of close friends aware that Kate and Ned, 33, were marrying. A spokeswoman for the actress said she was married in the Catskills in upstate New York with a very few close friends and family present, including Kate’s two children from her two previous marriages. The newlyweds were offered the use of Necker Island, the Caribbean property owned by Ned’s uncle, Sir Richard Branson, but are thought to have opted for the stunning Ardnamurchan Peninsula...

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Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Local News | 5 comments

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Western Ardnamurchan go to Holyrood

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Local News | 2 comments

Western Ardnamurchan go to Holyrood

Quote from Gael Cameron “The team of amazing West Ardnamurchan representatives who went to Holyrood today to speak to Nicola Sturgeon have had a Fantastic result. Public appologies from the NHS/SAS and we will have emergency cover in place asap and 3 fully trained professionals will be put inplace as the Job/s will be advertised nationwide..Look what can be achieved when a community sticks together. Nicola Sturgeon has even said she will come to Ardnamurchan when the new model is in place. RESULT! WELL DONE...

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Threat to Ferry service!!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Local News | 380 comments

Threat to Ferry service!!

Please see below a joint statement released today by West Ardnamurchan Community Council and Ardnamurchan Tourist Association in reaction to the Scottish Ferries Plan, published yesterday (available here ). The Scottish Government are seeking community’s views on the proposal so please please write to let them know what a disaster the removal of the vehicle ferry would be for us. An online questionnaire is available here, or responses and comments can be sent to Transport Scotland at the address at the bottom of...

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