28-12-10 2010 Argyll Community Award
From the For Argyll website.Vote for your favourite community,unfortunately Carradale not on the list.

Online voting started on the 25th December 2010 and runs until midnight on 31st December to decide the winners of the FOR ARGYLL Community Award 2010.

The communities with enough nominations to make the cut to go to the final stage of online public voting are:

» Bowmore (Islay)
» Isle of Bute
» Campbeltown (Kintyre)
» Colintraive and Glendaruel (Cowal)
» Dunoon (Cowal)
» Easdale Island
» Luss (Lomond)
» Ormsary (Kilberry peninsula)
Anyone can vote but each person can vote only once.

Keep an eye out today for the appearance of the VOTE box and help give your community a boost.

Start voting. Start recruiting votes. And watch for the quarter-past-midnightly updates on the pattern of voting.

Some people have asked to know why each of the places was nominated so we’ve picked some random nominations to give you a flavour of why nominators want to see each community win.

» Bowmore: Whisky. The Ileach. The Round Church. Lovely Lochindaal’. ‘The McTaggart Pool and the wildlife on the loch’.
» Bute: ‘The island is really one community with a great sense of belonging’.
» Campbeltown: ‘Because all it needs is people to believe in it’.
» Colintraive and Glendaruel: ‘Real ambition in a small and united community’.
» Dunoon: ‘Too important a place to be allowed to run through the fingers.’
» Easdale: ‘Envy’. ‘Great blend of individualistic and organised’.
» Luss: ‘Determined to stay a living organic community’. ‘God help anyone who lays a finger on Luss school.’
» Ormsary: ‘Just moved here and love the way the community is fighting to save its school’. ‘There’s nowhere like this place. You know where you are but not what time you’re in.’


To vote click HERE.

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