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Woods at Port Appin, autumn

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Latest news

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First published 
Oct 14, 2021
First published 
Oct 14, 2021

Barcaldine Hatchery Open Day, Tours and proposed expansion

Guided tours of Barcaldine Hatchery to learn about a proposed new post-smolt unit.

First published 
Sep 13, 2021
First published 
Sep 13, 2021

Appin Village Hall AGM Thursday 23 September 7.30 pm in the Hall

All welcome. Please come along and support your village hall.

First published 
Sep 8, 2021
First published 
Sep 8, 2021

Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme

Did you know that grants are available to eligible households in Argyll & Bute to install insulation to their homes?

First published 
Sep 8, 2021
First published 
Sep 8, 2021

Guide To New Fire Alarm Standards - Scotland

The law on fire alarms is changing.

First published 
Sep 2, 2021
First published 
Sep 2, 2021

ACC meeting on 2/9/21 is at 7.00 PM

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 2nd September 2021 at 7.00 pm at Appin Hall and by Zoom

Upcoming events

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Information for visitors to Appin

Information for visitors

Dear Visitors,
Welcome to Appin.  Please respect our community and its vulnerable people - Appin is small with limited services and resources. Whilst you are here you should ensure you follow Scottish government guidelines and good practice. More details on our Welcome to Appin page>

Mossy wall in Appin

Local organisations in the Appin area

Appin is vibrant, caring and welcoming. Being 20 miles distant from the nearest town, Oban, its people value cohesion and are truly resilient and self-supporting in many aspects of remote rural life.

The key community organisations, such as the Church, Community Council, the community’s two charitable trusts and many other groups all work closely together, alongside local businesses, for community good.

Quick links

Appin Aid>Development Trust>Community Co-op>Community Transport>Community Council>Churches>
View of Castle Stalker, Appin

Directory of local businesses

Appin hosts a healthy number of local businesses - long established and new. With the Appin.scot local business directory it's easy to get in touch.

Winter view, Appin

Information about The Trust

Appin Community Development Trust is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), uniquely able to provide services and manage assets and infrastructure on behalf of the people who live and work in Appin. 

The Trust is passionate about building community cohesion and resilience and meeting the challenges of being remote and rural. It is owned by its membership – you can join if you are a resident.

Find out more about the Trust and its projects, contact Trust Officers or offer to volunteer by following the link .

The Development Trust>