Local News

Windfarm trusts support Kintyre food bank

Kintyre Food Bank, which is currently operating from Campbeltown Town Hall, has amended its opening hours.

It is now open from 10am to noon on Tuesdays and Fridays and, for the time being, no referral is needed.

Politicians demand minister passes extra cash to Council

Local politicians have expressed concern that Argyll and Bute Council stands to lose out financially as the Scottish Government refuses to confirm that it will pass on extra funding from the UK Government to local authorities.

Care homes need support now says Cameron

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has urged the Scottish government to ramp up its support of care homes, after it emerged they have now overtaken hospitals in terms of Covid-19 deaths across Scotland.

Oban High teachers make PPE for local community

Caring teachers from Oban High School’s Business, Design and Technology Department have now made more than 400 protective face visors for use in their local community.