Local Origins Rural Network

working together to create a sustainable future in our North Argyll community

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Sue Stubbs is now a member of Local Origins Rural Network
Thursday
Jill Bowis posted an event

WW1 Commemoration Service and Parade at North Pier Oban

September 20, 2014 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Military veterans will join serving members of the armed forces, cadets and representatives from community organisations.The parade will follow the Queens Standard, Royal British Legion Scotland and other regimental colours in a parade of…See More
Tuesday
Carl Farmer posted an event
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Fungus foray at Strone Hill, Dalmally at Strone Hill

September 21, 2014 from 11:30am to 3:30pm
Fungal recording field trip with Dick Peebles, exploring the ancient oak woods of Strone Hill and the conifer plantations round about.  Meet at Strone Hill FC car park about 3 miles east of Dalmally on the A85, the car park is well signposted, on…See More
Monday
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LNHG field trip to Luing at Isle of Luing

September 13, 2014 from 10am to 3pm
Meet at 9.45 am at Cuan Ferry, Seil, to catch the 10 a.m. ferry to Luing.  We will not be taking cars over, the walk will start from the ferry terminal on Luing.  Plenty to see: birds, butterflies, plants and grassland fungi.  Bring packed lunch and…See More
Sep 12
Carl Farmer updated an event
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LNHG field trip to Luing at Isle of Luing

September 13, 2014 from 10am to 3pm
Meet at 9.45 am at Cuan Ferry, Seil, to catch the 10 a.m. ferry to Luing.  We will not be taking cars over, the walk will start from the ferry terminal on Luing.  Plenty to see: birds, butterflies, plants and grassland fungi.  Bring packed lunch and…See More
Sep 9
Carl Farmer updated an event
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CANCELLED - Talk: UAV's and Conservation at Seil Island Hall, Ellenabeich

September 9, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Regrettably this talk has been cancelled owing to family illness.Illustrated talk by Laken-Louise Hives on the amazing role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in wildlife conservation.  Free to members, £2 to non-members. Tea and biscuits after the talk. See More
Sep 9
Carl Farmer updated an event
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Fungus foray, Glencoe at Clachaig Inn car park, Glencoe

September 7, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Clyde and Argyll Fungus Group meeting in Glencoe led by Dave Genney and featuring the expertise of Dick Peebles and other mycological mandarins.  Meet at the car park outside the Clachaig Inn. (Grid ref NN 128567)  CAFG forays are for identifying,…See More
Sep 4
Carl Farmer posted an event
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Marsh Fritillary count at Ballachuan at Ballachuan SWT Reserve, Seil

September 6, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
All are invited to join in the annual count of Marsh Fritillary webs at the Ballachuan reserve which is managed for this species.  We will also see many other inhabitants of the reserve.  Meet at the layby opposite Kilbrandon Church, Seil.See More
Sep 3

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A very warm welcome to the Local Origins Rural Network Community

Welcome to a FREE space for everyone to share with others your interest in growing and eating locally produced food, supporting local skills, modern and traditional, valuing our local natural & historical environment, and working towards creating a more sustainable way of life here in North Argyll. It is free for all to join, there is a simple registration to keep it spam free.

Please show your support for all that Local Origins Rural Network is doing by joining as a member :Community : Affiliate : Enterprise

For Individuals ...

Explore the groups, create new ones, start conversations, upload photographs, join discussions, share ideas, information, experience, needs and activities with everyone here and most of all enjoy it.

Add any community events (eg gardening, skills, ecology, history, language, cultural, transition, sustainable) you know about*.

For Community Groups ...

Community organisations, who share and support the LORN aims, are invited to use this place to create their own group, put up events, and promote their activities.

In the first place please get in touch to discuss your ideas and how we work : ning@lorn.org.uk

For local businesses ...

Become a LORN Enterprise Member to advertise your business, produce, skills or services in this community*. Visit the LORN website to find out more.

 

Please invite others who might be interested to join in.

More about LORN

LORN is Local Origins Rural Network and relates to the geographical area of Oban and Lorn in North Argyll & south Lochaber on the West Coast of Scotland, from Loch Craignish to Loch Leven. 

Our over-riding aim is to create a sustainable local community in North Argyll and we will create and take opportunities that arise to achieve this by breaking down the social, environmental and economic issues into achievable activities.  

View our website for more information

Please Support LORN by becoming a member:

Online Member - FREE - join by logging on and using this online network

Community member 2013- for everyone who supports LORN aims

Community Membership benefits 2013

Enterprise membership form 2013 for primary producers and skills businesses.

Enterprise membership benefits 2013 for primary producers and skills businesses.

Affliate membership form 2013 - organisations and businesses who support the LORN aims but not eligible for Enterprise membership.
Affliate membership benefits 2013 - how we can help each other.

Further Information

If what you are looking for is not here, then start it - or ask for it. Let us know if you encounter any problems, we are learning! All offers of help will be gratefully received.

* note: only Full members of LORN can advertise or market their produce, skills or services in this community. Messages breaching this may be edited or deleted, and persistant offenders removed.
*A few groups are also for Enterprise Members only, as a place to develop ideas, and sort out issues affecting businesses.

How these communities can work

This Community Network is relatively new, if you want to see how well these communities can work take a look at successful ones :

ooooby ~ Hyperlocavore ~ Living History

Donate to LORN

If you would like to support the activities of LORN with a donation, we would be very grateful.

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Streetbank - Let's Get Sharing

Posted by Mairi Stones on March 8, 2014 at 17:31 — 1 Comment

The groups at the top are the ones with most recent additions.

Please join in the Groups below - find like-minded people, start conversations, ask and answer questions.

New groups are always welcome, especially from local community organisations. This is FREE !

LORN enterprise members : there are important groups to join about activities, promotion, markets, and events - follow the LORN flag.

Only LORN Enterprise members can advertise products and services, but sharing expertise is most welcome from everyone.

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