Inveraray Community Council

Published: 1st March 2022
Last updated: 4th May 2022

The next Inveraray Community Council General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 at the Loch Fyne Hotel at 7.00pm


  1. Welcome
  2. Apologies for Absence
  3. Declarations of Interest
  4. Approval of previous Minutes
  5. Treasurer’s Report
    Including Grants applied for and review of micro/An Suidhe applications received
  6. Inspire Inveraray
  7. Police Report
  8. Correspondence
  9. Licencing Applications / Planning Applications
  10. Fundraising
  11. Any other competent business
  12. Phone box – defibrillator
  13. Inveraray Pier
  14. Date of next meeting

Inveraray Community Council

General Meeting held on Wednesday 2nd February 2022 at 7.30pm in the Loch Fyne Hotel


Linda Divers  – Convener                                                  Temma Tierney-Clerk
Jacqui MacDonald
Julie Hendry  (Secretary)
Alistair Rodden
Arend Goodheir
Tracy Boyce
Alyssa Stewart
Archie MacColl-Smith
Cllr Dougie Philand
Alison Mackay
Lindsay Young
Adrian Nation
Rhuaridh Mackay
Carl Naisby
Mark Naisby
Sandra Naisby
Miroslava Skryjova,
Jacqueline Kerr

  1. Welcome
    Linda Divers welcomed all to the meeting.
  2. Apologies for absence
    Councillor Donnie MacMIllan, Councillor Sandy Taylor, Hugh Nicol
  1. Declarations of interest
    None intimated.
  1. Approval of previous minutes
    Jacqui approved, Linda seconded.
  1. Treasurer’s report
    General Account Balance £25,230.74, this includes income from: Mini Bus £2,306.62 Pier Fund £19,795.76 Microgrant   £781
    Balances:  Clachan windfarm  £14752 Events & Displays £3569.93 Bonus Savings £10.47
  1. Police Report
    Submitted by PS Matthew Shaw.
  1. Correspondence
  1. Licencing/Planning applications
    Nothing of note.
  2. Inspire Inveraray
    Alistair Rodden provided an overview.
  3. Fundraising
    Valentine’s raffle, tickets still available, £1 each from Oh Sugar, Beauty Bee, Tipsy Laird & Co-op.
  1. AOCB
  2. Defibrillator in phone box – Linda to take forward
  3. Cllr Philand advised that Argyll & Bute Council are still running a consultation on Education – Empowering our Educators and that we should respond.
  • Linda suggested that a shed be placed on the swing park for use by the youth of Inveraray, this would become their space to decide what they want it to look like.
  1. Bill Nelson, First Aid 4 Gambia has replaced the pads in the defibrillator at the Barn Brae and the Shinty Club, Linda thanked him for this work.
  2. Donald McDonald has arranged for further work on the pier, cleaning out and replacing of grouting.
  3. Jacqueline Kerr asked if lights could be added to the top section of the Avenue, Aly advised that we are in the process of arranging a survey and applying for grants for this.
  • Sandra Naisby advised that the street lighting is out of sync, lights are lit during the day and out at night – Dougie Philand will enquire with the council.
  • Residents who live in the area where RCE are applying to instal a windfarm explained that they have accepted that there will be a wind farm in some shape or form they believe that Inveraray should benefit financially, to a large degree, from the windfarm. Linda explained that Geaspar Byrne owns the pier and has agreed to sell it to Inspire Inveraray for £55,000.  Ridge Clean Energy (RCE) are helping Inspire and the Community Council to apply for grants to raise funds to buy the pier, they have not donated any money to Inveraray.
  1. Date of next meeting

Wednesday 2nd March 2022 at 7.00pm in the Loch Fyne Hotel.