Tree Planting Grant Scheme This year we are delighted to be launching our new Tree Planting Grant to encourage small scale tree planting in the National Park. The aim of this grant is to enhance the tree cover within the National Park to support delivery of National Park Partnership Plan priorities and improve and enhance our … More YOU CAN HELP TO ENHANCE THE BONNIE BANKS
Dick Dickson and his wife, Jean, at the launch of Dick’s new book in the Vale of Leven Angling Club. Pictures by Bill Heaney Neetah Books – A great new local title is now be available after a book signing in Vale of Leven District Angling Club – Angling Loch Lomond and its Rivers – by Richard … More GONE FISHING ON LOCH LOMOND
There is something intrinsically wrong with charging old people money to pick them up off the floor when they fall.
It’s even worse when you look upon elderly or disabled people as a soft touch from whom you can screw even more money to bolster your public service budget which is stretched because of your own ineptitude. … More Two hundred old folk cannot afford their alarms
The Scottish Government is running scared at the upsurge in support for the campaign to halt Flamingo Land’s planned move to Loch Lomondside. This was clear at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday when Labour MSP Jackie Baillie raised what she called “her constituents’ concerns about the proposal to build a holiday park at West Riverside in Balloch”. … More WHO IS PAYING TO PAVE THE WAY FOR FLAMINGO LAND?
The Vale of Leven Hospital is to benefit from a brand new fully digital Mammography Unit, which is being installed at a cost of £250,000. The investment has been secured to replace the current Mammography Unit which runs on an analogue system. … More MAMMOGRAM UNIT GIVES NEW HOPE TO VALE
Flamingo Land is our Brexit moment, says ex-SNP leader Robertson in public spat with McColl … More FLAMINGO LAND SET TO HAVE ITS WINGS CLIPPED?
Children’s homes run by nuns were places of fear and confusion … More SCOTTISH CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY
Dougie Gillespie posted this old picture on the Dumbarton Memories page on Facebook. The big grudge match in 1993 was#Dunbartonshire v #Argyllshire with the tension of an Old Firm match and the whites of a Persil advert.
Government representatives hear Argyll case for Rural Growth Deal Rosneath Peninsula, one of the areas which may benefit from Rural Growth Deal. Picture by Bill Heaney By Stef Lach Top civil servants from the Scottish and UK Governments visited Argyll and Bute this month to hear how a Rural Growth Deal could help the area … More LONG TERM ECONOMIC SUCCESS SOUGHT HERE