The prospective owners of the Castle Toward estate have submitted a masterplan to Argyll and Bute Council’s planning department – although the sale of the estate has yet to be finalised.
The plan, available to view on the council’s website, shows fewer new-build houses than originally mooted, but these seem to have been replaced by the development of a lodge house for housing.
Dunoon’s two sparring bands could soon smoke the pipe of peace and play in harmony.
For years there has been huge rivalry, often bordering on a standoff between Cowal Pipe Band and Dunoon Argyll Pipe Band.
However, over the past couple of years’ circumstances have seen both with fast dwindling numbers until they have too few experienced players to form a full competing band.
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