Tropical Gigha

Thanks to Alison Ralston for sharing this photo of her recent camping trip on Gigha. Alison said, “we’re blessed to live somewhere that looks so tropical.” If you’re out and about in Argyll and Bute, we would love to see your photos. Get in touch by emailing

Oban at night

Image shows a dramatic sunset in Oban

Thanks to our colleague Paul Evans for sharing this dramatic image, captured in Oban. Please keep sending your photos to We love sharing your images to help promote the area as a fantastic place to live and work.

May Cascade

Tighnabruich Pier

In this issue Tighnabruaich Pier by Peter Welsh Team of the Year Award A grand golf day out Register to vote Equality Forum AB Recognition Look after yourself Learn how to use iTrent, our new HR and payroll system Picture perfect Argyll and Bute LEON training  Appeal for volunteers Congratulations to the Comms Team Pictured […]

Councillor Robin Currie

Robbin Currie

With great sadness we learned this morning of the sudden passing of Councillor Robin Currie. Robin served his beloved Islay, and Argyll and Bute more widely, for almost 40 years as a councillor with Argyll and Bute Council, and Argyll and Bute District Council before that. He held different roles during that time, contributing to […]

Campbeltown lambs

Thanks to Aileen MacLennan in Comms, for taking this pic of lambs enjoying the spring sunshine, at her parent’s home near Campbeltown. Keep sending your Argyll and Bute photos to We’d love to share more.

Campbeltown sunrise

sunrise over davaar island

Gorgeous early morning shot taken in Campbeltown looking over to Davaar. Thanks to Aileen MacLennan from Comms for sharing. We would love to see your Argyll and Bute photos. Please send to

Tarbert harbour pontoons

Tarbert harbour

Thanks to Kim McKay from Planning for sharing this stunning image, captured in the early morning. We love seeing your photos of Argyll and Bute. Please keep sending them to

Better journeys photo competition winners

Cowal befrienders using trike

Making small changes to every day shorter journeys can make a big difference.   That’s the main message behind Argyll and Bute Council’s better journey campaign to try encourage more people to leave the car behind for shorter journeys where possible.   Around 60% of journeys, we take, between one and two miles are by […]

CEX update – campaigning for Argyll and Bute

Inveraray by Tim Berrall

Lobbying for support to meet Argyll and Bute’s particular needs is a theme that runs through the council’s priorities. And it has been in evidence this week – as you may be aware, the council secured more funding from the Scottish Government which means it is now in a position to consider freezing council tax. […]

CEX update – One Council, One Place

Carrick Castle

I’m sure, like me, you’re feeling the benefit of spring finally arriving along with longer lighter days.  It certainly makes life easier when you’re not walking the dogs in the dark. Part of Connect for Success is our ‘One Council. One Place approach’ where the focus is about partnership working with other public sector agencies […]