Local News

Concern over rural buses

Two local politicians are raising concerns about the impact on rural communities of a reduction in bus services.

Campbeltown deserves better

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that Campbeltown deserves better than to lose its ferry service until 2021.

Freedom of speech is a fundamental right

Humza Yousaf has admitted to getting a basic part of his own Hate Crime Bill and completely wrong. The wording of the proposed law is wider than the SNP Justice Secretary claimed in the press and in Parliament – meaning more people’s words potentially being labelled criminal.

Dunoon Grammar wins UK awards for fourth year running

A group of pupils from Dunoon Grammar have won at the Apps for Good UK awards 2020 for the fourth year running – beating off stiff competition from schools from across the UK, Portugal and the USA.

MSP urges rethink on ban on church services

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that he would like the Scottish Government to rethink its decision to allow pubs to re-open while refusing congregations permission to come together for religious worship.

Commitment to food standards welcomed by MSP

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has welcomed a commitment by the UK Government to maintain the highest food and animal welfare standards in any future trade deals.

Decent broadband is essential for the economy

Sturgeon must get a grip of the broadband rollout.

The SNP already broke their manifesto promise to bring superfast broadband to every part of Scotland by 2021. Now even the revised timetable is under threat thanks to legal incompetence from separatist Ministers.

Cameron seeks ferry explanation

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has written to CalMac seeking an explanation for the suspension of the Ardrossan to Campeltown ferry service. He has also lodged questions in the Scottish Parliament demanding answers from the Scottish Government.