The large, 96 tonne crane required to construct the turbines at Lochcarnan Community Windfarm will arrive off the Lochboisdale ferry this Sunday evening. It will leave Lochboisdale at approx 6.30am Monday morning with it’s own escort and should arrive at Lochcarnan within an hour. It will not have police escort. The crane will not be able to stop on the main road and it won’t be able to pull in to passing place
The current schedule for tomorrow’s vehicle movements is the transportation of the turbine blades from Lochmaddy to Lochcarnan – 1 convoy of 3 lorries/blades at 9am and 1 convoy of 3 lorries/blades at 2pm. Please be aware these times are approximate and are subject to change.
These loads are abnormal loads – each lorry will carry one blade giving a total load length of 38 metres. These loads w
Slightly later than expected, BBC Holland is due alongside Lochmaddy pier at 12 noon today. It will begin unloading the turbine parts until around half past 3 when it will need to move out from the pier to allow the Calmac ferry in. It will start unloading again from approx 6pm. The parts will be taken to the DR MacLeod depot in Lochmaddy ready to start being transported to Lochcarnan from tomorrow.
We are very excited to announce the 3 Enercon E70 wind turbines have commenced their journey from Emden in Germany on board the cargo vessel ‘BBC Holland’ and will be enroute to Lochmaddy after a short stop in Malmo, Sweden!
We anticipate the vessel will arrive in Lochmaddy during the evening of Monday 6th August. ETA is not yet confirmed as the ship’s journey may be affected by weather or any other factor a
The Askernish Open Golf Weekend 2012 will take place on Friday 24th, Saturday 25th, and Sunday 26th August 2012.
Friday 24th – Mackenzie & Ebert Quaich (18-holes, Stableford)
Saturday 25th – Askernish Open Championship (18-holes, Strokeplay)
Sunday 26th – Gordon Stollery Memorial (18-holes, Texas Scramble)
* All competitions in the Golf Weekend are Open to Men, Ladies, and Juniors (aged 13+) with prize
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