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£315k to help open towns safely during COVID-19

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded £315,000 funding from the Spaces for People Programme, to deliver temporary infrastructure to make it safer for people who choose to walk, cycle or wheel for essential trips and exercise during Covid-19.

Helensburgh Waterfront Contract Awarded

A £22m contract to give Helensburgh a high quality swimming pool and leisure centre has been awarded to Heron Brothers Ltd. The contract will also deliver strengthened flood defences and improved public meeting space for residents and visitors.

Over 9000 people wrongly advised to 'shield'

The SNP’s ‘shielding’ of vulnerable people has been shambolic. 9,221 people were wrongly advised to isolate themselves completely during the pandemic. With 3,361 of these people told to ‘shield’ unnecessarily as a result of misidentification of cancers.

Kick-starting the economy in a safe way

Kick-starting the economy, in a safe way, is of utmost importance to us.

In recent weeks we have worked closely with town centre groups, businesses, Police Scotland and Transport Scotland to put measures in place that will make a practical difference at this crucial time.

Give tourism a helping hand

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is backing a new £3m promotional campaign by VisitScotland which aims to support tourism businesses. The campaign includes an emotive film welcoming back Scottish tourism.

Postponed maintenance now needs to be addressed

With lockdown starting to ease many of my constituents are increasingly raising concerns about local and trunk road conditions, grass verges that need cutting, ditches/culverts and drains that are becoming overgrown and flooded and the need for long overdue maintenance at our many graveyards and