Education staff complete Mentors In Violence Prevention Programme

Well done written in chalk on a chalkboard

Well done to staff from Campbeltown Grammar and Oban and Tiree High Schools on completing the Mentors In Violence Prevention Programme (MVP). The MVP is a peer education programme that provides young people with the language and framework to explore and challenge the attitudes, beliefs and cultural norms that underpin gender-based violence, bullying and other […]

Christmas eCard competition winners

Red and green Christmas baubles sitting on garland

Thanks to everyone who sent in photographs for this year’s competition. We asked you to submit entries to help design three different eCards, for the Chief Executive, Leader and Provost.  The standard was really high which made judging difficult. Congratulations to Anita Goldie, Helen Brown and Kerry Mathers for their fantastic winning images. 

Inveraray Christmas Light Switch On

Decorated Christmas tree with gold wrapped presents with red bows underneath

Inveraray Christmas lights switch on Saturday 2nd December 2023. Parade leaving from Co-op car park at 6.30 led by Mid Argyll Pipe Band to Cross Green for lights switch on. Santa, funfair, burgers, bar and stalls at the Fire Station with live music. To book a stall call Linda Divers on 073881 65366.

Manse Brae team take part in squat challenge

Stand up to cancer

An energetic team from the council’s Manse Brae office in Lochgilphead are taking part in Stand Up To Cancer’s November Squat Challenge to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK. If you would like to sponsor them please visit Abbie’s Giving Page (

Yoga and Pilates at Helensburgh Civic Centre

yoga on beach

Did you know we host regular classes at the Civic Centre? See below for more details. Pilates with Carole Barrie Monday’s 5:30pm – 6:30pm Assembly Hall @ Helensburgh & Lomond Civic Centre Yoga – with West Coast Yoga Monday’s 6:00pm – 7:00pm / Wednesday’s 9:30am-10:30 Annex @ Helensburgh & Lomond Civic Centre West Coast Yoga […]

Women’s Health Staff Survey

scrabble pieces spelling women's health

Argyll and Bute HSCP is asking your help to develop and shape their approach to Women’s Health. If you live in Argyll and Bute, please take a few minutes to take a short survey – All answers are anonymous. The survey closes 31st August 2023 Many thanks for your help.

Street food pop ups at Helensburgh Civic Centre

Street Nights

Friday 11th of August – Hog Roast, BBQ & Burgers by Café at Kilcreggan Next on the Street Nights line up, we have the Café at Kilcreggan coming along to serve Hog Roast, BBQ & Burgers. Offering something for everyone, these guys are sure to start your weekend off right with a proper Friday night […]

Retire early, with more money

Man placing coin in pink piggy bank

As a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) member, you have exclusive access to a valuable employee benefit scheme that can help boost your pension pot – Shared Cost Join AVC Wise at their new webinar dates this summer to learn how you could potentially retire with more money, and earlier. Sign in or register to book your place […]

Save money at top attractions with your employee benefit scheme.

Edinburgh Dungeon

Did you know you can redeem a wide range of discounts from leading days out and attractions with our employee benefit scheme? Attractions include: 28% at the Edinburgh Dungeon 8% at following attractions:Stirling Old JailRoyal Yacht BritanniaThe Real Mary King’s CloseEdinburgh CastleLoch Ness ExplorerJacobite Steam Train Access your benefits by visiting and click on […]