Emergency grant for the arts welcomed

A new £1.57 billion package of emergency grants and loans for the arts has been announced by the UK Government with an estimated share of £97M for Scotland.

Visitors urged to use official campsites

At this critical stage in the Scottish Government’s roadmap to further ease restrictions, it’s important that communities and visitors work together to avoid a second wave of COVID-19 and a return to lockdown.

Help in paying council tax

As it continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Argyll and Bute Council is highlighting the importance of council tax in delivering council services, and thanks the vast majority of residents, who continue to pay their tax, for playing their part in keeping vital services going.

Welcome for re-opening of public toilets

The first re-opening of public toilets by Argyll and Bute Council has been welcomed by local elected representatives.

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron said: “The re-opening of public services, so long as it can be done safely, is very welcome.

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.