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Workers given economic security

The Chancellor has given millions of workers across Scotland economic security right through until October with the extension of the furlough scheme by four months.

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has given a very warm welcome to the announcement.

Three Argyll finalists in Scottish Education Awards 

Three members of our Argyll Education Staff are finalists in the 2020 Scottish Education Awards.

David Mitchell, of Dunoon Grammar, is amongst the three finalists in the Head Teacher of the Year category.

Parents share tips

Parents from around the county are sharing tips on the challenges they face, and the solutions they are using, to keep the whole family happy during the current situation.

Focus must be on care home testing

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that the fight against the coronavirus must be focused on protecting staff and residents in care homes.

Cameron on council funding controversy

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has expressed dismay after Finance Secretary Kate Forbes dismissed concerns over when the Scottish Government will deliver £155million of extra cash from the UK Government direct to local authorities.

Reassuring message to parents

Argyll and Bute Council's Policy Lead for Education has issued a reassuring message to parents, urging them not to put too much pressure on themselves while trying to home-school during lockdown.