Are you eligible for School Age Payment?

Do you have a child born between 1 March 2017 and 28 February 2018? You may be eligible for a one-off payment of £267.65. The payment is to help at a key stage in a child’s life and can be used for anything from a new pair of shoes to books. School Age payment is […]

May Cascade – out now

Boats at Campbeltown by Nicole Docherty

The latest issue of Cascade is out now. In this issue: A special Primary School award Discover a colleague’s love of cycling Vintage fun and wartime planes Team tips across the services Introducing our new digital receptionists If you would like to contribute to the next issue of Cascade, please get in touch via workingtogether@argyll-bute.gov.

LEON update

Quick access (from a networked device)For an automatic log in to LEON, click LOGIN via Azure. To access LEON from a personal device please us the username and password that was emailed to you or reset your details in LEON PodcastsDid you know LEON hosts a range of short podcasts on a variety of topics? […]

Leader, Provost and councillor roles announced

The Leader is Councillor Robin Currie and the Depute Leader is Councillor Gary Mulvaney. The Provost is Councillor Maurice Corry and the Depute Provost is Councillor Liz McCabe. Council Leader Robin Currie said: “I am grateful and honoured to hold this role. It will be with all councillors working together, to address challenges and deliver […]

Keep on track with Microsoft Planner

As part of the rollout of Microsoft 365, we have already introduced you to OneDrive and Teams. Next, I would like to introduce you to Planner. For those of you not familiar, this handy tool makes allocating team tasks easier and keeps you on track with your own tasks. The great thing about Planner is […]

Working from home update

You may be aware that Argyll and Bute has been experiencing an increase in confirmed Covid cases. It’s a reminder that we still need to exercise caution to keep each other safe. Returning to offices All covid rules and restrictions have been lifted, but the virus has not gone away. The Scottish Government advice is […]

April Cascade out now

Chris and Sandra celebrating 70 years at the council

The latest issue of Cascade is now available. In this issue: A special couple celebrate 70 years with the council Colleagues recommend hidden gems for perfect picnics Find out why James loves being a council mechanic We need your photos!

Network access issues – update

Images shows a man at a desk using a laptop and mobile phone

Our internet provider SWAN has advised that services have been restored and appear stable, but they will continue to monitor incase of further issues.  Our ICT service has restored our corporate internet services back to Kilmory. If there are any further updates or changes that may impact restored service, we will let you know.  

Update – Covid guidance

A Scottish Government advert showing a man holding a face covering with the words Change to use of face coverings below.

The Scottish Government has announced that you are no longer legally required to physically distance or wear a face covering in most indoor settings. This now becomes guidance rather than a legal requirement. The new guidance still strongly recommends wearing a face covering indoors in crowded spaces. Whilst this is an encouraging sign, we continue […]

March Cascade out now

Images shows huskies pulling a sledge over snow in the Arctic

The latest issue of Cascade is now available In this issue, find out more about: How a colleague’s broken leg led to her love of kayaking The teams delivering £9 million of business support grants Shonna Derrett’s 250km Arctic challenge The latest savings with the Employee Benefit Scheme The role of the Community Planning team […]