Council ports and harbours on track for national good practice status

Aerial shot of Dunoon harbour

Argyll and Bute Council is on track to achieve a national good practice standard for its ports and harbours that few others in the UK have secured. The Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC) sets out a national safety standard covering different aspects of running ports and harbours. The current list of 230+ ports, published by […]

Multi-million pound works planned for council ports and harbours

Ferry approaching Rothesay harbour

A £15.5 million programme of investment is planned in 2022/23 for Argyll and Bute Council’s ports and harbours. A report to today’s meeting of the Harbour Board outlined various marine services projects being progressed by the council now: Craignure Long Term plan for a new terminal and marshalling area. Rothesay Harbour Pontoons in the inner […]

Multi-million pound works planned for council ports and harbours

Ferry approaching Rothesay harbour

A £15.5 million programme of investment is planned in 2022/23 for Argyll and Bute Council’s ports and harbours. A report to today’s meeting of the Harbour Board outlined various marine services projects being progressed by the council now: Craignure Long Term plan for a new terminal and marshalling area. Rothesay Harbour Pontoons in the inner […]

February Cascade

A wedding on a beach

The latest Cascade is out now. In this edition, read all about Oban Airport’s ‘shocking’ lightning statistics, find out what it means to be a Registrar in Argyll and Bute and catch up with the Council’s Heads of Education about their priorities for the year ahead. We also celebrate Pancake Day with an easy recipe […]

Two Argyll schools win at prestigious film awards

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Two schools in Argyll and Bute are celebrating after winning at this year’s prestigious FilmG Awards. Pupils from Sandbank Primary School’s Gaelic 5-7 class scooped Best Film Production in the under 12 category, while Islay High School’s entry won Best Film (Learners). FilmG is an annual event organised by MG ALBA, which celebrates Gaelic screen […]

Welcome to Your Vote

A finger pointing at a touchscreen with the words register now.

Thursday 10 March is #WelcomeToYourVoteDay – and the Electoral Commission is encouraging everyone aged 16 or over, and resident in Scotland, to register to vote so that they can take part in the council elections in May. Recent changes in the law in Scotland mean that many new Scots will have their first opportunity to have […]

Council to host third Gaelic Gathering

Argyll and Bute Council is encouraging people to book their places for the third Gaelic Gathering, which takes place virtually via Zoom on Saturday 12 March. The event is free and provides an opportunity for organisations, community groups and individuals to meet with national organisations and share ideas on how they can work in partnership […]