Community Development Officer Vacancy

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The post is fixed term for 12 months working in the Chief Executive’s Unit. This is a great opportunity for anyone who wishes to gain experience in a  Community Development role (LGE10), perhaps as a secondment. The role sits in the Community Planning and Development service. The team works closely with community groups and organisations […]

Help keep infection rates low – take a test

Covid test

Help stop the spread of Covid-19 in Argyll and Bute. Around 1 in 3 people with coronavirus don’t show any symptoms. With cases rising in the area, it’s more important than ever to volunteer for a test – even if you don’t have symptoms and you have already been vaccinated. There are a number of […]

Congratulations to ICT colleagues on achieving ITIL 4

Well done

TIL 4 is an ICT industry standard designed in large parts as a framework for service management, providing an operating model for ICT professionals to deliver technology enabled products and services and their ongoing support. It is utilised within the ICT department to deliver a consistent level of support for our customers and is a […]

Keep Covid infections low – take a test

Coronavirus

Help stop the spread of Covid-19 in Argyll and Bute. Around 1 in 3 people with the virus don’t show any symptoms. With cases rising in the area, it’s more important than ever to volunteer for a test – even if you don’t have symptoms and you have already been vaccinated. It’s easy to arrange […]

Campbeltown Grammar hosts mini Olympic Games

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S1 pupils at Campbeltown Grammar School marked the end of their year-old interdisciplinary programme last week when they hosted a mini Olympic games. Interdisciplinary classes combine lessons in different subjects around a common theme. Young people worked with specialist teachers in various subjects over the last 12 months to explore gender stereotypes and produce a script and […]

Have you ever considered becoming a childminder?

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Argyll and Bute Council is running a campaign to recruit new childminders, particularly for children aged 0 to 3 years in rural areas. Full support is available and the council’s early years team will help guide potential candidates through the whole process, from the initial enquiry, to registering with the Care Inspectorate. Financial assistance is […]

Self-service fuel station for aircraft at Oban Airport

A plane at Oban airport

Oban Airport is now providing AVGAS fuel via a self-fuel station located at the south side of the Main Apron. The current price is £1.81 per litre, including VAT. Pilots can pay at the external card reader next to the pump. Any updates on the price of fuel will be posted on the Airport’s website, Home […]

Flood study for Rothesay

Rothesay

The council has commissioned a flood study for Rothesay to further investigate and understand the flood risks. The study will include a review of the existing flood protection scheme, which will investigate how water seeps and pools behind the seawall. There will also be consultation with Scottish Water about how their local systems operate. We […]

Contracts awarded for Salen and Port Charlotte improvement works

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Plans to refurbish Salen and Port Charlotte Primary Schools are moving ahead, with the contract for the works being awarded to two Argyll and Bute companies. TSL has been awarded the contract for the £1.3million project at Salen Primary on Mull, while MacLeod Construction Ltd will undertake the £450,000 project at Port Charlotte Primary on […]

Aileen MacLennan’s million step challenge

Did you know someone is diagnosed with diabetes every two minutes? This might just seem like another statistic but for our family it’s much, much more than that. You see, recently my gorgeous 7-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, totally out of the blue. This has obviously had a life-changing impact on him, […]