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Sailing club redevelopment

There was a discussion at Campbeltown Community Council (CCC) about the Kintyre Seasports Project (KSP).

On Tuesday of last week, the chairman Alan Baker, revealed that KSP had asked CCC to apply for planning permission, on its behalf, as the charge would be 50 per cent cheaper.

Members agreed to write a letter to KSP supporting its proposals for the redevelopment of the sailing club site.

Tearoom plans for tourist office

Tom Grant Architects of Longrow has applied for change of use permission for the former Visit Scotland tourist information hub on the Old Quay.

The plans, for a Land Ownership certificate B, were submitted on behalf of client Caroline Colville of Cairnmor, New Peninver, Campbeltown.

Flower boat restoration

The Dellwood supplied refreshments to eight ‘weed warriors’ led by Catherine Dobbie, working on land at the entrance to Campbeltown opposite the hotel on Tuesday of last week.

Campbeltown Cross renovation

The Campbeltown Community Council scheme to renovate the 1380 Cross carved, probably in Iona, has received funding of £11,500.

The funding came through an Historic Environment Scotland process. The money will pay for scaffolding, benches and an interpretation board.