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Media Coverage

The "Save Castle Toward" campaign has been well supported in the media. Have a look or listen to the recent media coverage of the SCCDC's proposed bid to buy the Castle Toward Estate in Argyll and Bute.
All media enquires to Derek McIntyre

Television Coverage.

BBC Alba News Story

BBC Alba news coverage of community buy out.​​

Courtesy of BBC Alba

Independence Live Events

Watch the Castle Toward cross party public debate and community rally as broadcast live from Dunoon by Independence Live Events, footage courtesy of David McDowall.

Click picture to watch debate

BBC Reporting Scotland.

News of the collapse of the community buyout was reported nationally on BBC One Scotland

Saving Castle Toward

The Documentary

During the 16 month long community buyout process, fly on the wall filming took place to record aspects of the process for public record. These short videos where never collated into a finished film but the unedited footage still exists and could eventually surface in the future.

The unfinished documentary had the working title "Saving Castle Toward" Here is a short clip.

Printed Press coverage.

The Castle Toward Campaign has been covered extensively by The Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Standard. For their archive story section visit the website


Castle Toward has also featured in national press publications such as The Herald and also regular coverage in The National newspaper and The Buteman.

Radio Coverage

The Castle Toward community buyout story featured weekly on local radio station 97.4 DCRFM and radio news coverage from Clyde1, Clyde2, Radio Scotland, Bute Fm and YourRadio FM.

Here are few examples of National and local radio coverage of the SCCDC proposed community buy out of Castle Toward.

Online Coverage

Castle Toward has been covered on several media websites and forums such as BBC Scotland News, The Scotsman and local issues site ForArgyll

Social Media

The Castle Toward story can be followed on a Facebook pages set up by supporters of the community buyout Save Castle Toward.

On Twitter Castle Toward has its own official feed @CastleToward

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