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The Strathcarron Artisan Dairy Project. Background; West Highland Dairy is run by Kathy and David Biss, is located around 10 miles from LCDC’s main base. They produce a variety of cheeses and other dairy products for sale via their farm … Continue reading
Lots of progress is being made in Kirkton Wood, the Harvesting is well underway. It currently doesn’t look as desolate as some harvested commercial plantations can look, as the scotspine, hardwoods and some other trees have been left. It is … Continue reading
Research Report into the future development of the Smithy Community Hub Compiled and written for Kirkton Woodland & Heritage Group by Fergus Hendry. January 2015 Introduction to the Project Kirkton Woodland & Heritage Group (KWHG) is a community organisation operating … Continue reading
On Tuesday 12th three representatives from KWHG were given a guided site visit to the Allt a Chonais hydro project near Craig, Achnashellach. This scheme takes water down a pipe from a remote glen, and will generate 2MW of power … Continue reading
Formation of permanent vehicular access, ‘Bellmouth Junction’ Planning permission has been granted for the formation of a vehicular road access onto the A896. From Land North of the School house, lochcarron. In the short term the access will allow timber to … Continue reading
available from late June, to Heritage/Craft/Environmental OR Culturally based businesses/groups. Each workshop 12m x 8m (96m2) of timber construction. Full details of proposed use, the likely levels of job creation and a business plan will be required. Closing date for applications May 25th. … Continue reading
A stunning Mayday sees another big jump in the appearance for the workshops. The roof trusses have been put on, showing the final profile of the buildings.