Cameron on council funding controversy

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has expressed dismay after Finance Secretary Kate Forbes dismissed concerns over when the Scottish Government will deliver £155million of extra cash from the UK Government direct to local authorities.

Reassuring message to parents

Argyll and Bute Council's Policy Lead for Education has issued a reassuring message to parents, urging them not to put too much pressure on themselves while trying to home-school during lockdown.

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.