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May 15, 2020
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May 18, 2020

Dalnashean Virtual Garden Visit

Fundraising for Appin Aid: a virtual garden tour and online craft sales

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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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Apr 16, 2020

News from Port Appin Surgery 16/8/20

This week I can bring you some cautiously optimistic news.

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Apr 8, 2020
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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
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Apr 4, 2020

Two weekly bin collections from Monday 6 April

New bin collections

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Apr 4, 2020
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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
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Apr 2, 2020

Equestrian information

British Horse Society information

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Apr 2, 2020
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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
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Mar 29, 2020

Council HELPLINE phone number

Council helpline phone number

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Mar 27, 2020
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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
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Mar 26, 2020

Appin Community Co-op Store

Essential shop service continues

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Mar 23, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mar 14, 2020

100 walks

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

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Mar 10, 2020
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Mar 14, 2020

Mobile hairdressing service

Mobile hairdressing service now available on Thursdays

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Mar 9, 2020
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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

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Mar 9, 2020
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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
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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.

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Jan 27, 2020
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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
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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
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Dec 28, 2019

Management Plans for Appin and Creran Forests

Read more to see documents

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Nov 19, 2019
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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 !

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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
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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
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Agricultural Show

Appin Agricultural Show

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Jul 4, 2019
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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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May 27, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

A warm welcome to our new Community Transport coordinator, Clare Hunt

We welcome Clare as the new community transport coordinator.

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May 26, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Call for images

We’re planning the publication of an Appin Community Calendar to help raise funds for the work of Appin Community Development Trust and are inviting local photo contributions.

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May 26, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Vote open to choose the name of Appin's first coastal rowing skiff.

The community vote to name Appin's first coastal rowing skiff is now open. Everyone in the community is invited to vote from the final shortlist of six names shown below - vote closes at 5pm on Wednesday 29 May.

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May 7, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Latest Appin Church News

The great sum of £1033.00 was raised for the Christian Aid charity.

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Apr 29, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Job Vacancy – Community Transport Coordinator

A vacancy has arisen as coordinator for Appin Community Transport

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Apr 28, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Publicly Available Defibrillators (PAD’s)

Update on the location of Publicly Available Defibrillators

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Apr 20, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Free wildlife events.

Learn about birds or bumblebees identification workshops

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Apr 12, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Defibrillators

Location of publicly available defibrillators

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Apr 10, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Rural Watch Scheme in Appin

Police Scotland are delighted to announce the launch of a Rural Watch Scotland covering Appin, Argyll.

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Apr 8, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Help Appin when you use Amazon

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Appin Community Development Trust every time you shop, at no extra cost to you.

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Apr 1, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Community Trust: Spring 2019 update

Spring 2019 update from Appin Community Trust

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Jan 3, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Community Trust: Winter 2018 update

Winter 2018 update from Appin Community Trust

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Jan 1, 2018
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Community Trust: 2017 review

2017 review from Appin Community Trust

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Jan 1, 2017
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Nov 21, 2019

Appin Community Trust: 2016 review

2016 review from Appin Community Trust

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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.