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Apr 27th, 2016

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Some finance details published

Some news about the finance deal was finally published on the Community Website. Info from Community Website It is interesting to see that the figure of £100,000 (gross) and £50,000 (net) income to the community which was mentioned in the minutes of the 2015 Lochgoilhead Community Trust AGM seems to have declined pretty radically to […]

Apr 21st, 2016

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Progress at the Pumphouse

The pump house is nearly finished and two large objects that look like air conditioning units are sitting in front of it.  They are labelled ‘sound control’ so I am guessing they must be noise insulation. I’ve not heard anything further from the Trust or anyone else on the Finance update which had been supposed […]

Apr 13th, 2016

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Finance Update

I heard (unofficially – as I am not holding my breath for the official announcement) that the finance deal went through on the 24th March. This means that provided the Hydro goes in to operation by September, that the community will get a proportion of the money originally promised from the scheme. As the environmental […]

Mar 28th, 2016

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Update on Donich Hydro Finance from Trust AGM

These notes were taken at the Loch Goil Trust AGM meeting which occurred on 16th March 2016 by an attendee member. We did not publish them until now as they were still subject to contract. We have asked the Trust whether or not the matter is now completely finalized. “At the recent Lochgoilhead trust AGM […]

Mar 15th, 2016

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Pipe into the Tailrace

The pipe has now been inserted underground into position ready to plug into the tailrace and covered over with some of the stones that had been dug out for the trench. Presumably this was what was making the very loud noise which was echoing over the valley all yesterday afternoon. I walked up to the […]