28 Dec 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 1st January, will be at 2.00pm, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

21 Dec 2016

Church Services

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

Christmas Services

The Christmas Eve service of lessons and carols will be at 4.00pm, and the Christmas Day service will be at 11.00am, both conducted by Rev. Fiona Ogg.

13 Dec 2016

PAT Testing Course

PAT Testing Course
Tutor: Jack Goodhall



Thursday 16th February 2017
9.30am - 4.30pm
Sunart Centre, Strontian
As of 1st December 2015 private landlords in Scotland are required by law to ensure that their properties are electrically safe. This covers: Any installations in the property for the supply of electricity; Electrical fixtures and fittings; any appliances provided by the landlord under the tenancy. Landlords must be able to prove that all of the above are in a reasonable state or repair and in proper working condition.  hse.gov.uk state that the person doing testing work needs to be competent to do it.

This course will advise you on the right equipment to do the tests, how to use and test equipment properly, and how to properly understand the test results. 

Course Cost £150

To book a place, or for more details, please contact Dale or Rachael at Kilchoan Learning Centre on 01397 874260 or Helen Tait at Strontian on 01397 874280 or by email to rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk or helen.tait.whc@uhi.ac.uk

25 Nov 2016

Events at the Learning Centre


To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

23 Nov 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

First Sunday in Advent. The communion service this Sunday, 27th November, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

19 Nov 2016

Christmas Card Design Workshop



To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Community Council Minutes

The draft minutes of Monday's Community Council meeting are available for download here.

16 Nov 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 20th November, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Jean Whitton.

15 Nov 2016

November Treat at MIngary Castle

Our November Treat is the perfect way to get you into this year’s festive spirit!

Catch up with friends over lunch in a spectacular setting…. or indulge your senses during our outstanding dinner service, which includes a delicious Tasting Menu created by our head chef and his sous-chef…. enjoy some pre-drinks and snacks….and unwind with some after-dinner drinks in our cosy lounge….

The choice is yours….and the Mingary Castle Team is here to provide you with a unique experience….

November Treat Offers:

Lunch at Mingary Castle

Starting a 1pm, this offer includes 3 course meal with 1 drink included in the price (house wine, soft drinks). The lunch is followed by tea and coffee in the lounge.

Price: £20 per person

Dinner at Mingary Castle

Starting at 6.30pm when the pre-drinks and homemade snacks are served in our lounge, the offer includes a 7 to 10 course Tasting Menu. After-dinner drinks are then available in our lounge until midnight. Drinks are not included in the price.

Price: £35 per person

Please note: We are currently only able to take cash payments. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Limited Availability!

Bookings and further information over the phone 01972 510 715 or at enquiries@mingarycastle.com

Ardnamurchan Geology

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Councillor Andrew Baxter Visit

Andrew's next Council Advice Surgery is in Kilchoan tomorrow (16th November) at the Community Centre from 12 noon to 1pm. If you have a Highland Council related issue you wish to discuss in person, please pop along for a chat. No appointment is needed.

9 Nov 2016

Remembrance Day Service

The service on Sunday 13th November will begin at 10.50am, to allow for the two-minute silence at 11.00, and will be conducted by Rev. Fiona Ogg.

8 Nov 2016

Kilchoan Learning Centre Manager

The post of manager at Kilchoan Learning Centre is available for January appointment. Full details are available for download here.

Upcoming Courses


To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

2 Nov 2016

Community Minibus Fundraiser


Crofting Talk

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 6th November, will be at 2.00pm, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

28 Oct 2016

Chainsaw Course

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

27 Oct 2016

Quad Bike Training


To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

26 Oct 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 30th October, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

24 Oct 2016

Pearl Mussel Project

Postponed to Wednesday 16th November, 6.30 - 9.00pm.

Do you like textile crafts? Have you ever wanted to learn how to needle-felt?

As part of our Freshwater Pearl Mussel project we will be running a felting workshop. During the day we will be working with the school pupils and in the evening we are running an adult workshop, though you are welcome to bring your children if you'd like, they can carry on making the felt background while the adults work on needle-felting details such as fish and pearl mussels.

The evening session runs from 6:30pm till 9pm. You are welcome to come for all or some of that time. There is no cost for the course which will be held at the Kilchoan Learning Centre.

The resulting felt tapestry will be on display in the community so you can all admire your work!

Any questions please get in contact with me (details below) or to book a place on the course please get in touch with Rachel Kidd rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk



Lucy Ballantyne
Lochaber Fisheries Trust
PH33 6SW
Tel 01397 703728
Mob 07796 445651
http://www.lochaberfish.org.uk

20 Oct 2016

WACC Minutes

Draft minutes of last week's Community Council meeting are available for download here.

19 Oct 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 23rd October, will be at 2.00pm, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

16 Oct 2016

Apple Day

From Gill Blease:
Come along to Apple Day at the Community Garden on Saturday 22nd October 2-5pm. Join us to play games, sample apple produce and celebrate the end of the growing season. We look forward to seeing you there.

13 Oct 2016

Clare Holohan Visit

Clare Holohan has appointments available at the Kilchoan Learning Centre on Monday if you wish to book.

Clare Holohan, BSc (Hons) MNIMH
Medical Herbalist, Massage & Aromatherapist

The Manse,
Lochaline,
Morvern,
PA80 5UU
07903 922781
www.westhighlandherbal.com

12 Oct 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 16th October, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Keith Mac.

11 Oct 2016

Community Development Company EGM

An EGM of the Community Development Company will take place at 7pm this Thursday, 13th October, in the Learning Centre.

The main purpose of the meeting is to change the company's Articles so we can proceed with our intention to establish a community right-to-buy on the shop.

10 Oct 2016

Community Bonfire materials wanted




Any Old Wood, Furniture or items that can be burned required



Bonfire night is nearly upon us and we would greatly appreciate any help in donations of materials to build it.
If you have any scrap wood or anything that we can burn on the community bonfire, please contact us to arrange collection or alternatively items can be dropped off in Rosie's field beside the Fire Station.
If you are able to help with the construction, speak to Hughie or Bert. 

Many Thanks in advance. 

Contact Gael on 07920752742 or
             Hughie on 07428 119238

5 Oct 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 9th October, will be at 2.00pm, and will be conducted by Rev John McPake.

Andrew Baxter Surgery

Highland Councillor Andrew Baxter will be holding a surgery in the Community Centre tomorrow (Wednesday) between 12 noon and 1.00pm. No need for an appointment.

4 Oct 2016

Clare Holohan Visit

Clare's next date for massage and herbal medicine treatments at the Kilchoan Learning Centre will be Monday 17th October. Please get in touch if you would like to book an appointment.

Clare Holohan, BSc (Hons) MNIMH
Medical Herbalist, Massage & Aromatherapist
07903 922781
www.westhighlandherbal.com

29 Sep 2016

Meditation Class

Learn Meditation & Mindfulness

Tuesday Evenings
Kilchoan Community Centre
7pm - 8pm

Cost £4

All Welcome

Meditation and mindfulness are simply tools we can use to better understand ourselves, which in turn can lead to an improved life experience.

For more information please call
Helen on 01972 510 738

28 Sep 2016

New Telephone Directory

Jim Caldwell is compiling a new version of the local telephone directory. There will be notices with blank forms at both the shop and the Community Centre by Thursday in order to allow everyone to log their name, address and 'phone number. Otherwise you can contact him by email on jimcaldwell1@btinternet.com.

WACDC Minutes

The DRAFT minutes of the recent directors' meeting of the community company are available to download here.

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 2nd October, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev John McPake.

27 Sep 2016

21 Sep 2016

Sunday Service



CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 25th September, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev John Shields.

20 Sep 2016

Want to Put on a Play or Panto?

If any one is interested in doing a play or a panto in Kilchoan please contact Suzanne on 07768 343 929. If there's enough interest we'll arrange a meeting to discuss it. 

19 Sep 2016

Lichen Walk

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Community Council Minutes

The DRAFT minutes of last weeks' Community Council meeting are available to download here.

14 Sep 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 18th September, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev John Shields.

12 Sep 2016

Upholstery Workshop

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

31 Aug 2016

Church Services

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 4th September, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

The Harvest service on Sunday 11th. September will be at 11.00am and will be conducted by Rev. Mary MacLauchlan. A bring and share lunch will follow the service.

27 Aug 2016

24 Aug 2016

Herb Walk

To book a place, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 28th August, will be at 2.00pm, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

22 Aug 2016

Courses in Late August





To book a place on any of these, pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

19 Aug 2016

Map & Compass Skills Course



Some of the details on the recent poster about the Hill Walking course were incorrect. It will be from 10am – 4pm on Wed 24th Aug. Please contact Dave Kime directly for any further information at druimnich@btinternet.com

To book please email either Dale or Rachael - dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk / rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk

17 Aug 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 21st August will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

15 Aug 2016

Upcoming Course at the Learning Centre




To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

14 Aug 2016

Community Council Minutes

The minutes of last week's Community Council meeting are available for download - click here.

10 Aug 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 14th August will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Gordon Weir.

8 Aug 2016

Upcoming Courses

THIS THURSDAY (Places still available)

Pete Holmes has carefully prepared this workshop to be an entertaining and highly informative day for all the family. Learn about bushcraft (for those of you not sure what that is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bushcraft ) possibilities of seashore and ancient woodland - acquire fire-making, shelter-building and foraging skills!

You are advised to bring if you can: walking boots, a handkerchief, a packed lunch, waterproofs, a pocket knife, and a compass.

Head down next Wednesday to the Community Garden to enjoy a truly wholesome day learning about plant propagation and getting your hands dirty with Head Gardener Gill Blease. Find out more about West Ardnamurchan Community Garden on their blog: http://wacg.tumblr.com/about - an inspiring place to be and join in. Messy clothes advised.

Pete Holmes will be teaching how to build your own will plant climber. Pete will provide local natural willow and all of the other materials needed for the day. Leave the workshop with your very own sweet-pea-climber, runner-bean-frame, or sculptural-garden-obelisk!

Due to last month’s highly successful Seashore Identification and Foraging Walk, another one is well due. Discover the treasure-trove of our coasts, fill your pockets and open your mind to an often unseen world. A brilliant day out for everyone.

To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email Dale.meegan.whc@uhi.ac.uk or rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

6 Aug 2016

Fungi Walk

Sadly, the walk has had to be cancelled.
But I'm leaving Rachael Kidd's poster here for people to enjoy/

Andrew Baxter Surgery

Highland Councillor Andrew Baxter will be holding a surgery in Kilchoan on Thursday 11th August at the Kilchoan Community Centre between 12 noon and 1pm. Any resident wishing to raise a council-related issue with him is very welcome to pop in for a chat. No appointment is necessary.

3 Aug 2016

Sunday Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 7th August, including holy communion, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

2 Aug 2016

Algy Book Signing Event

WACC August Meeting - date change

The August meeting of the West Ardnamurchan Community Council has been moved to Tuesday 9th August, 7pm, in the Community Centre.

The agenda is available for download here.

1 Aug 2016

Clare Holohan Visit

The next date for treatments at the Kilchoan Learning Centre will be Monday 15th August. Please get in touch to book if you haven't already.

Clare Holohan, BSc (Hons) MNIMH
Medical Herbalist, Massage & Aromatherapist

07903 922781
www.westhighlandherbal.com

Pram Race


28 Jul 2016

Holiday Cottage/Caravan Wanted

"Wanted: Holiday Cottage for week beginning 30th July 2016.

If anyone has a cottage / caravan available for this week coming that would accommodate one adult and two children at late notice please would they get in touch with the Kilchoan Diary. My husband is doing DIY and we need to escape!"

If anyone can help, contact the Diary at kilchoandiary@btinternet.com

27 Jul 2016

Wildlife Photography


To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Porcelain Talk


To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Tree Identification Walk


To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Fossil Walk


To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Community Council Minutes

The draft minutes of July's Community Council meeting are available for download here.

Church Service at Sanna

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 31st July, will be at the Sanna Mission Hall at 2.00pm for Sanna Praise, and will be conducted by Rev Fiona Ogg.

23 Jul 2016

Community Development Company Minutes

The draft minutes of the AGM of the West Ardnamurchan Community Development Company held on 12th July are available for download here, and the draft minutes of the meeting of the directors held on 19th July may be downloaded here.

20 Jul 2016

Church Service

CHURCH of SCOTLAND

Kilchoan

The service this Sunday, 24th July, will be at 11.00am, and will be conducted by Rev John Thomson.

Dog Training Classes

To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Wild West Bushcraft

To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.

Herb Walk

To book a place pop in to the Kilchoan Learning Centre,
or call 01397 874 260, or email rachael.kidd.whc@uhi.ac.uk
or visit us on Facebook at Kilchoan Learning Centre.