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Nov 25, 2021
First published 
Nov 25, 2021

COMMUNITY COUNCIL POLICE REPORT

Please press 'read more' for information

First published 
Nov 15, 2021
First published 
Nov 15, 2021

Next meeting of Appin Community Council November 2021

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 18th November 2021 at 7.30pm

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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.

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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

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Sep 1, 2021
First published 
Sep 1, 2021

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, are planning to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works on the A85 Trunk Road near Connel.

The works are programmed to commence on Sunday 5th September for three nights, between 20:00 and 06:00.

First published 
Aug 17, 2021
First published 
Aug 17, 2021

Next meeting of Appin Community Council September 2021

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

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.

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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.

First published 
May 20, 2021
First published 
May 20, 2021

RBS mobile bank update

Unfortunately the RBS Mobile Bank Branch was not able to start in May as planned. They hope to be back in June but will let us know 2 weeks in advance.

First published 
May 11, 2021
First published 
May 11, 2021

Next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 20th May 2021 at 7.00pm

Read more for the Agenda

First published 
Apr 28, 2021
First published 
Apr 28, 2021

Essential carriageway resurfacing works across four locations on the A85 trunk road.

4 TH GENERATION TERM CONTRACT FOR MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SCOTTISH TRUNK ROAD NETWORK – NORTH WEST UNIT A85 WEST PLANNED MAINTENANCE – INFORMATION LETTER

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Apr 15, 2021
First published 
Apr 15, 2021

Mobile Bank returns on Friday 7 May

The RBS Mobile Bank Branch will return to Appin on Friday 7 May

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Mar 31, 2021
First published 
Mar 31, 2021

HITRANS Transport Equality Survey

HITRANS Transport Equality Survey help required

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Mar 31, 2021
First published 
Mar 31, 2021

Fwd: Seaweed Cultivation in Scotland

A guide for community participation in seaweed farm applications

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Mar 9, 2021
First published 
Mar 15, 2021

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Police Scotland has seen an increase in frauds

Being a victim of fraud doesn't only cause financial stress, but can have a detrimental impact on the victims health and well being

First published 
Mar 9, 2021
First published 
Mar 15, 2021

Planning application to relocate and expand our salmon farm at the north end of Shuna Island

Planning application to relocate and expand our salmon farm at the north end of Shuna Island

First published 
Mar 9, 2021
First published 
Mar 15, 2021

Argyll & Bute TSI have launched a wide range of online events for local organisations

Argyll & Bute TSI have launched a wide range of online events for local organisations

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Feb 25, 2021
First published 
Feb 25, 2021

Appin Community Council Meeting 11 March 2021

Agenda for next meeting on 11 March 2021

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Feb 24, 2021
First published 
Feb 24, 2021

Availability of spaces/lairs in local cemeteries

A request for more detailed information on the availability of spaces/lairs in local cemeteries

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Feb 24, 2021
First published 
Feb 24, 2021

Police are interested in active ongoing Covid-19 breaches

A new Covid-19 reporting form has been set up on the Police Scotland website for anyone to use.

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Feb 24, 2021
First published 
Feb 24, 2021

Volunteers who can help to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

Volunteers who can help to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme

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Feb 22, 2021
First published 
Feb 22, 2021

Community Council Meeting Minutes now available

The Minutes from the informal Meeting of Appin Community Council on 14th January 2021 are now available

First published 
Feb 18, 2021
First published 
Feb 18, 2021

Community advice from Fire Service

Appin Community Council receives advice from Fire Service to share with community

First published 
Feb 10, 2021
First published 
Feb 10, 2021

The following message is being circulated following a post on social media by the Scottish SPCA

The Scottish SPCA are issuing a warning about bogus Inspectors trying to remove animals from properties.

First published 
Feb 10, 2021
First published 
Feb 10, 2021

Road closure to allow for essential works to be carried out

Roads have received an application from Freeflow Traffic Management on behalf of contractors for BT Open reach to request a road closure

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Jan 25, 2021
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Jan 29, 2021

Consultation on the future of cemeteries

Argyll & Bute Council seek your views on the future management of cemeteries.

First published 
Jan 22, 2021
First published 
Jan 29, 2021

Port Appin Medical Practice January Newsletter

Update on Covid vaccinations

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Dec 30, 2020
First published 
Dec 30, 2020

Appin Community Council Meeting 14/1/21

The next meeting of Appin Community Council is on 14 January 2021 (via Zoom)

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Dec 30, 2020
First published 
Dec 30, 2020

Loch Creran Loop Road Temporary Closure

Temporary road closure from 4-29 January 2021

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Dec 30, 2020
First published 
Dec 30, 2020

Port Appin Medical Practice - December Newsletter

Latest news from your local medical practice.

First published 
Dec 15, 2020
First published 
Dec 15, 2020

Community Council Meeting Minutes now available

The Minutes from the informal meeting of Appin Community Council on 17th September are now available online.

First published 
Nov 13, 2020
First published 
Nov 13, 2020

Draft Land Management Plan

Online consultation for draft forestry land management plan

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Nov 2, 2020
First published 
Nov 11, 2020

Appin Communtiy Council - next meeting 12 November

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 12th November 2020 at 7.00pm by Zoom due to COVID restrictions.

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Oct 20, 2020
First published 
Oct 20, 2020

Buy online: Appin Community Calendar 2021

Our 2021 community calendar is now available to buy online.

First published 
Jul 9, 2020
First published 
Jul 9, 2020

Guide to visiting Appin during COVID-19

Appin welcomes you all. Please respect our community by following these four steps.

First published 
Oct 1, 2020
First published 
Oct 1, 2020

NOTICE OF UNCONTESTED ELECTION

ELECTION OF COMMUNITY COUNCILLORS FOR APPIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL

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Sep 29, 2020
First published 
Sep 29, 2020

Community Council Meeting Minutes now available

The Minutes from the informal meeting of Appin Community Council on 17th September are now available online.

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Sep 24, 2020
First published 
Sep 24, 2020

Appin Parish Church is opening for Worship on 27th September 2020 10.00 – 1030 am with Rev Tom Telfer

We ask that you observe the following to comply with Covid-19 restrictions: please read main news item.

First published 
Sep 18, 2020
First published 
Sep 18, 2020

Interested in representing your local community? Community Council Election Nominations by 24th September.

Want the opportunity to influence the delivery of public services in your area? CLOSE OF NOMINATIONS IS 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 (4 PM)

First published 
Sep 8, 2020
First published 
Sep 8, 2020

Programme of works for upcoming carriageway resurfacing works on the A828 trunk road

Here is the latest info on the road closures.

First published 
Sep 8, 2020
First published 
Sep 8, 2020

Port Appin Medical Practice - Newsletter

As we slowly ease out of lockdown I thought it would be helpful to provide an update of how things are progressing with the practice.

First published 
Sep 7, 2020
First published 
Sep 9, 2020

Appin Communtiy Council - next meeting

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 17th September 2020 at 7.00pm by Zoom due to COVID restrictions.

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Aug 1, 2020
First published 
Aug 1, 2020

Essential road works on the A828 Trunk Road, approximately half a mile South of Benderloch

A828 LEDAIG ROCKSLOPE – INFORMATION LETTER

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Jul 23, 2020
First published 
Jul 23, 2020

A828 Road closure information August / September

Diversion Plan and Maintenance Information

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Jul 23, 2020
First published 
Jul 23, 2020

Cleaning Protocols for Self-Catering Properties and Short-Term Lets in the Context of Covid-19

This document is designed for all short-term accommodation operators: owners, hosts, and property management companies. It contains guidelines on how to clean properties safely in the context of COVID-19, and how to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

First published 
Jul 23, 2020
First published 
Jul 23, 2020

Digital Scotland Broadband

Welcome to the final edition of Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband’s ‘In the Loop’

First published 
Jul 9, 2020
First published 
Jul 9, 2020

Information for visitors to Appin

Visitors to Appin during the COVID 19 Crisis (July 2020)

First published 
Jun 29, 2020
First published 
Jun 29, 2020

The Pierhouse Hotel Coronavirus guide for reopening

First published 
Jun 29, 2020
First published 
Jun 29, 2020

News from Port Appin surgery

At last it feels like we are coming out the other end of the pandemic; however it is still too early to become complacent.

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Jun 19, 2020
First published 
Jun 19, 2020

The Appin Community Development Trust is doing its best to replace its AGM with an email alternative

Please 'read more' for information........

First published 
May 1, 2020
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May 4, 2020

Providing help during the on-going COVID 19 crisis

Hardship funds for those with genuine financial need

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Apr 16, 2020
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Jun 2, 2020

News from Port Appin Surgery 16/4/20

This week I can bring you some cautiously optimistic news.

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Apr 8, 2020
First published 
Apr 8, 2020

Shielding, Self Isolating and Social Distancing – Confused?

Guidance about Shielding, Self Isolating and Social Distancing

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Apr 4, 2020
First published 
Apr 4, 2020

Two weekly bin collections from Monday 6 April

New bin collections

First published 
Apr 4, 2020
First published 
Apr 4, 2020

Message from Port Appin Surgery

We are now set up to do video consulting using the NearMe system.

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Apr 2, 2020
First published 
Apr 2, 2020

Equestrian information

British Horse Society information

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Apr 2, 2020
First published 
Apr 2, 2020

Volunteer information and links

Volunteer opportunities

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Apr 2, 2020
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Apr 4, 2020

Covid-19 Scottish Business Support Summary

For business owners or self-employed residents

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Apr 1, 2020
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Apr 1, 2020

Community Support Guide

The attached guidance may be of interest to you as either an Appin business owner or self-employed resident.

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Mar 29, 2020
First published 
Mar 29, 2020

Council HELPLINE phone number

Council helpline phone number

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Mar 27, 2020
First published 
Mar 27, 2020

Dr Lorna Macgregor asks "How are you all coping with the lockdown"?

An update from Dr Lorna Macgregor

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Mar 26, 2020
First published 
Mar 26, 2020

Appin Community Co-op Store

Essential shop service continues

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Mar 23, 2020
First published 
Mar 23, 2020

Community clubs and gatherings cancelled

All community clubs and social gatherings are cancelled until further notice.

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Mar 23, 2020
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May 4, 2020

Port Appin Surgery - new COVID-19 Management

A new system has been set up to manage people who may be infected with the COVID19 virus.

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Mar 23, 2020
First published 
Mar 23, 2020

Port Appin Surgery - medication collection

Delivery and collection of medication in Appin, Port Appin & Lismore

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Mar 23, 2020
First published 
Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19 Measures - Tourists to Appin

Campervans and visitors - please stay away from Appin

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Mar 20, 2020
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May 4, 2020

Community support during COVID-19 pandemic

REGISTER WITH APPIN AID

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Mar 19, 2020
First published 
Apr 9, 2020

Appin Community Council regarding Coronavirus

Appin Community Council update

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Mar 19, 2020
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May 4, 2020

Coronavirus - our community response

Appin Community Council outlines assistance available in the community

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Mar 18, 2020
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Mar 23, 2020

Port Appin Surgery Emergency Measures - COVID19

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO READ

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Mar 14, 2020
First published 
Mar 14, 2020

100 walks

This picture was taken on the occasion of our 100th walk

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Mar 10, 2020
First published 
Mar 14, 2020

Mobile hairdressing service

Mobile hairdressing service now available on Thursdays

First published 
Mar 9, 2020
First published 
Mar 9, 2020

APPIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL

The next meeting of Appin Community Council will take place on Thursday 2nd April 2020 at 7.30pm in Appin Village Hall

First published 
Mar 9, 2020
First published 
Mar 9, 2020

APPIN Moorings Association

The AGM of Appin Moorings Association will take place on Saturday 21 March 2020 at 11am in Port Appin Hall.

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Feb 16, 2020
First published 
Feb 16, 2020

Appin to Lismore Ferry

Argyll and Bute Council to continue to support all its inter island ferries. Please read more.

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Jan 29, 2020

Q&A session Monday 17th Feb in Oban. Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy – Consultation Events

Sectoral Marine Planning Unit regarding upcoming consultation events during February and March that the Unit have organised to tie into their current consultation.

First published 
Jan 27, 2020
First published 
Jan 27, 2020

Appin Community Garden

Are you interested in helping to create a community garden at Bealach na Mara?

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Jan 16, 2020
First published 
Jan 16, 2020

Information letter and location plan for proposed road safety works on the A828 Barcaldine

INSTALLATION OF VEHICLE SAFETY BARRIER

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Dec 28, 2019
First published 
Dec 28, 2019

Management Plans for Appin and Creran Forests

Read more to see documents

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Nov 19, 2019
First published 
Nov 21, 2019

Information about registering to vote in the General Election.

Have you registered to vote yet? If you want to take part in the General Election then you must be registered to vote.

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Nov 16, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Argyll and Bute Local Development Plan 2 is open for consultation

The Proposed Local Development Plan 2 consultation period is from the 14th November 2019 until 12 noon on the 23rd January 2020.

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Oct 15, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Village Hall is looking for new committee members. Can you help?

Appin Village Hall badly needs at least 2 new committee members.

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Sep 26, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Register for SSE Priority Service Support

Get extra support during power cuts. Register for Priority Services.

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Sep 22, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

4G Broadband Now at North Shian

Recent tests have shown that there is a now a good 4G signal available

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Sep 20, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Community Defibrillators update

The Community Coop has installed a further publicly accessible unit outside the shop.

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Sep 20, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

More Volunteers Welcome!

Could you be a volunteer driver?

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Aug 21, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Village Hall now has WiFi.

Super fast broadband at the village hall !

First published 
Aug 14, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

First ever Appin Community Calendar

First ever Appin Community Calendar to be on sale at the Appin Show.

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Jul 25, 2019
First published 
Nov 21, 2019

The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust

Read more about what The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust is about

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Jul 5, 2019
First published 
Nov 21, 2019

Appin Agricultural Show

Appin Agricultural Show

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Jul 4, 2019
First published 
Nov 21, 2019

Drop-in session: housing

Drop-in session for housing advice on Thursday 18 July, 3-8pm, Strath of Appin Primary School.

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Jun 17, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Skiff: Turning the Hull Celebration

Join us on Thursday 20 June as we celebrate completing the skiff's hull.

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Jun 3, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Additions to the next meeting combined with AGM of Appin Community Council Agenda

North Lorn Housing Study presentation by Douglas Whyte. Please 'read more' for info

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May 31, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

The next meeting combined with AGM of Appin Community Council Agenda will take place on Thursday 6th June 2019 at 7.30pm in Appin Village Hall.

Please 'Read more' for Agenda details.

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Dec 1, 2019
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Mar 21, 2020

Further changes to December road closures

Re works at A828 Duror Bends

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Nov 22, 2019
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Mar 21, 2020

Information from BEAR re change to road closures in December.

Changes to road closures in December.