Welcome to East Kintyre!
Home to the beautiful villages of Carradale, Peninver, Saddell and Grogport, our location on the east coast of the Kintyre peninsula is famed for its natural beauty and warm hospitality.
With views out over the Kilbrannan Sound and the Isle of Arran, there’s a whole new world waiting to be discovered among the hills, woodlands and coastline.
We hope you also enjoy exploring our dedicated website and learning more about our fascinating history . . . and what’s going on right now in our vibrant community. Click on all the buttons above and below to find out more.
During these unusual times with everyone observing social distancing and shielding; our strong community are around to assist you where required. East Kintyre Community Council and Carradale Surgery will be working closely together in the coming months to assist the community in dealing with the fallout of COVID-19. A local Facebook page Covid-19 Support: Carradale & East Kintyre Community Council Area has been set up. If you are not on Facebook or wish to find out more please contact the following phone numbers to get you to our “points of contact” who have a list of volunteers who may be able to assist you during self isolation:
CATRIONA TROTT (TEL: 01583 431115 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
MALCOLM TROTT (Tel: 07801416134)
ELAINE BATCHELOR (Tel: 01583 431533)
Other Local Websites/ Facebook Pages providing useful information and local contacts are:
Coronavirus MAKI Community Contacts: https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/…/community-contacts-mid-arg…
Kintyre Community Resilience Group: https://www.facebook.com/KintyreCommunityResilienceGroup/
Argyll and Bute Caring for People Helpline
Wind Farm Funds
East Kintyre CC Windfarm Trust is currently open for applications with a closing date of 23 April 2020.
The Cour Community Fund is currently open for applications with a closing date of 30 April 2020.
Open Day Report
East Kintyre Renewable Energy Group (EKREG) were tasked by the Carradale Community Trust with researching new and/or proposed renewable energy developments that will impact on East Kintyre.