Council to host Education Climate Summit next month

Climate friendly Argyll and Bute logo

Schools, voluntary organisations, charities and businesses from across Argyll and Bute will come together next month to host Argyll and Bute Council’s first ever Education Climate Summit. The event will take place via an online platform on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 October – a week before COP 26 – and will see a range […]

Lime Mortar Free Training Course

A brick wall with lime mortar

A free lime mortar course is taking place at Hermitage Park Helensburgh from 28 September to 1 October. The course, delivered by the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, is open to anyone with an interest in traditional skills, building conservation or maintaining their property. Lime mortar is more sympathetic to older buildings than cement based mortar. […]

New Argyll and Bute (Love Local) Gift Card to aid business recovery

The Love Local gift card being used to pay for goods

A new gift card is coming soon, designed to help ongoing Covid recovery for businesses and encourage local spending. Recipients of the Argyll and Bute (love local) gift card will be able to enjoy a range of fantastic local products, services and experiences on offer from across the area. They include: Hotel stays Local gifts […]

Brenda’s Fire walk for Erskine

Hot coals

Brenda Nicolson who works in Development Infrastructure Services is literally walking over hot coals to raise for Erskine Veterans charity. She’s taking part in a fire walk on 22 October. Erskine is a great charity looking after veterans in several care homes, cottages for families and supported apartments for those struggling with the change to […]

Helping our young people and competitive golf

Oban Bay

This week I’m sitting in for Pippa as she attends a training course. As I write this, it’s dark and grey outside. I’m hanging on to the final days of summer as we move at lightning speed into autumn. Someone reminded me recently that there are only 100 days left until Christmas – apologies if […]