Colonsay’s annual Food & Drink Festival

Next festival is on 9th to 23rd October 2019.

Colonsay Gin Tasting at the Colonsay Festival of Food and Drink
Offering cooking classes from renowned experts; whisky, gin and wine tasting; foraging for a delicious lunch; bottling and preserving; bread baking and talks from local food and drink producers. The programme had something for everyone including talks, guided walks, and children’s baking and craft workshops.
 
2018 was another delicious year for our food & drink festival and to get a taste for events on offer, see the full two week 2018 programme at www.colonsayfoodfest.co.uk

Scalasaig Land Purchase Milestone Reached

Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is delighted to announce that the purchase of two sites in Scalasaig from Colonsay Estate is complete and CCDC now own the land to provide new housing and business space.
This has been many years in the making and many people from our community have contributed both time and effort to work to secure the land that we have so desperately needed for so long. It is fantastic to be able to have got to this point and we would like to thank all that have been involved. 
 
The land is to provide affordable housing and business space, we are planning to build 1 x 3 bedroom and 3 x 2 bedroom for affordable rent, 1 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom Low Cost Ownership, as well as offering 3 serviced, low-cost plots for self-build opportunities. There will also be 2 x business units, possibly one for workshop and one for shared studio space.
 
We are asking that you complete an Expression of Interest form if you would like to register your interest in any of the housing or business units options or both. Click on the link https://ccdc.wufoo.com/forms/z16w4zqv1aw9kxn/ to complete an online form.
 
Please go to the Colonsay Community Development Company page for further details: https://colonsay.org.uk/our-community/community-development-company
 
 
Scalasaig housing development site