Islay Defib Challenge Update

Port Ellen public access defibrillator is now live.

Many thanks to Iain Woodrow for the installation of the enclosure and handing the unit over.

Solution to rugby pitch footpath

Over the past few days I have been answering emails and phone calls from concerned constituents about the recent building work in Bowmore which has seen a footpath being built over one side of Bowmore's rugby pitch.

McNeilly launches new school menu

Cllr Yvonne McNeilly, Policy Lead for Education, visited Lochgilphead Joint Campus today to launch a new school menu. Sitting down to her lunch of a delicious baguette made at the campus she admitted "I have the best job in all of Argyll and Bute as Education Policy Lead"

Footpath through Bowmore's rugby pitch criticised

The biggest issue I have been hearing about from my constituents on Islay are the proposals from McLeod Homes to make a new footpath through Bowmore's rugby pitch, which is also used for some of the youngsters to play football.

Post Offices important to local communities

I was happy to attend the latest West Kintyre Community Council meeting in Clachan recently, to hold another successful surgery in Tayinloan the following day and to leaflet and speak to local residents on the doorstep in Tayinloan and Musdale.

Speed enforcement needed to tackle concerns

I was back in Ballygrant yesterday putting out my latest survey, checking up on road repairs and speaking to local residents.

As ever, our infrastructure is raised time and time again, particularly concerns about the ability of Islay's road network to cope in the future.

Can infrastructure cope with growth?

I have been travelling to different corners of my council ward, putting out Ruth's surveys, attending meetings and visiting local residents.