Local News

Cameron Backs New Brexit Fishing Pledge

A new pledge calling on politicians from all political parties to support the Scottish fishing industry’s demand that “full control of UK waters be taken back from the EU”, has received backing from Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron.

The pledge asks politicians to;

Councillors working hard for Argyll & Bute

It was great to catch up with my fellow Conservative Councillors in Kilmory and to hear of the terrific work they have been doing for their constituents and the wider Argyll and Bute area.

Concern over drop in flu immunisation

The latest figures show that just 39 per cent of over 65s have been immunised, compared to 45 per cent at this point in 2017 and 51.7 per cent in England.

The SNP government has had all year to get ready for this, and still we’re having to raise very serious concerns.

Skipness broadband remains wanting

I had a very successful surgery in Skipness where I heard from and spoke to many of my constituents about pressing local issues.

Remembering the fallen

On the one hundredth anniversary of Armistice Day, members joined in with local commemorative events across the country.

Tree planting in Bruichladdich

I was delighted to join in with the tree planting in Bruichladdich on the 3rd November.

It was great to work alongside the Woodland Trust and numerous local volunteers.

I'm looking forward to working with the Woodland Trust in the future.

Cllr Alastair Redman

Direct flights to Edinburgh welcomed

Loganair will be introducing a new direct air connection between Islay and Edinburgh in 2019.

Much like our ferry service, regular fights from Islay are not a luxury, they are an essential lifeline service.