Local News

Slap in the Face for our Armed Forces

Argyll and Bute Council has come under fire from Conservative Councillors after a visit from the Royal Marines in Oban was challenged.

Swift response to verge cutting

I was very pleased to see our council's roads department cutting the grass verges across many roads on Islay. Some of these areas particularly near the outlying farms have not had their verges cut in over five years.

Redman looking for best practice

Cllr Alasdair Redman travelled to Dumbarton today to take part in a joint valuation exercise with Argyll and Bute Council and West Dumbartonshire Council.

From the Chairman

The General Election on 8 June saw the Party here in Scotland generate a fantastic result, building on the resurgence which was clearly evident in the earlier Local Government election.

Backup vessel required

The recent problems with ferry sailings from Kennacraig to Islay highlight the need for a backup ferry on this run during the busy periods.