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Union in action and it is delivering for Scotland

Recent GERS figures show the value of the Union in the face of SNP failure. Under the separatists, Scotland’s total deficit has been £183.9 billion - larger than a year of the entire Scottish economy.

Dunoon Bandstand enhancement work well underway

Specialist contractors are on site and work is well underway on the £200,000 project to upgrade the lighting, including additional performance lighting, around Dunoon bandstand.

Council approves Education Plan for 2020/21

Education staff, pupils and parents across Argyll and Bute were today praised for their commitment and ability to adapt to change during lockdown, when the council’s Community Services Committee approved the annual Education Plan for 2020/21.

Pledge on Gaelic “summit” sought by Cameron

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has today urged the Deputy First Minister John Swinney to join him and other elected representatives at an urgent summit to secure the future of Gaelic.

Communities “exasperated by lack of grip” on ferries and roads

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has said that communities across Argyll and Bute and the West Highlands are completely exasperated by the failure of Scottish Government ministers to get a grip on vital transport infrastructure projects.

Start Up Loan Scheme passes 75,000 mark

The UK Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.

Much needed maintenance

It's great to see hardworking teams out cleaning our bus shelters today. The poor condition of some of our bus shelters has come up at numerous occasions on the doorstep.