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Woods at Port Appin, autumn

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First published 
Jun 22, 2021
First published 
Jun 22, 2021

The Mobile Bank is back from Friday 2 July

The RBS Mobile Bank Branch will return to Appin on Friday 2 July and on every Friday from then on.

First published 
Jun 22, 2021
First published 
Jun 22, 2021

4TH GENERATION TERM CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SCOTTISH TRUNK ROAD NETWORK – NORTH WEST UNIT A83 & A85 PLANNED MAINTENANCE – CARRIAGEWAY RESURFACING

BEAR Scotland, on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works on both the A85 at several locations near Oban and on the A83 at Minard during the same time period.

First published 
Jun 22, 2021
First published 
Jun 22, 2021

Police Scotland ask the public for their views on our Armed Police Officers using body worn video cameras to record certain incidents.

Police Scotland is asking the public for their views and has launched a national consultation which will run for three months between 1 June and 31 August.

First published 
Jun 22, 2021
First published 
Jun 23, 2021

Next meeting of Appin Community Council June 2021

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 24th June 2021 at 7.00pm

First published 
May 21, 2021
First published 
May 21, 2021

Appin Parish Church vacancy

Following the retirement of the previous minister, Appin Parish Church is welcoming applications for the position of minister.

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>

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>

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>