Eat out to help local businesses

Two local politicians are encouraging local eateries, and their customers, to take advantage of the Government’s new “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme.

The scheme offers a discount to diners every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, of up to 50% of the cost of their meal.

Please take your litter home!

Two local elected representatives have expressed concern about a growing problem with littering in some parts of Argyll and Bute after receiving complaints from constituents.

Sunak delivers a Plan for Jobs

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a number of unprecedented measures, and an extra £800 million for the Scottish budget.

Rishi Sunak's Plan for Jobs: Speech in Full

Our plan for jobs is about supporting people to find the jobs that are out there, creating new jobs through investing in our infrastructure and housing, and finally protecting jobs by revitalising the hard-hit sectors upon which many jobs depend.

Tourism VAT boost welcomed by Cameron

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has welcomed the UK Government’s VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sector describing it as “significant boost” for the economic  prospects of Argyll and Bute which is heavily dependent on tourism.