Cuthbert Spencer of Tighnabruaich

Updated February 2019 New addition to the Heritage Centre from Geoff Newton. A look at Cuthbert Spencer of Tighnabruaich, Gardener, Photographer and Lad o’Pairts. Anyone who spent holidays in Tighnabruaich during the first half of the C20th would have been familiar with the photographic postcards sold in the shops to send home to friends and relatives. There were local views, some including houses and people could say, ‘This is where we stayed’; many were of steamers in which visitors might have sailed. There were also photographs of local Regattas and notable yachts. Some cards were by Valentines of Dundee but some carried the initials CS or the name Spencer and a number. I was told the ini

Kyles Community Broadband - Grant Success

KCB have a £2.5M grant and have gone out to tender for suppliers. The offer is to provide a 30Mbs service to the 624 properties in the Glendaruel, Colintrieve, Bute, Ardlamont, and Portavadie. The offer is essentially Fibre to the property and 100% coverage. The cost will be pegged to BT level. Go to for more information

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