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It was confirmed yesterday (Friday) that six candidates will vie for votes in Argyll, Bute and South Lochaber at the July 4 general election. They were confirmed by the returning officer as: HAMPSEY, Amanda (Scottish Conservative and Unionist), Address in the Argyll, Bute and South Lochaber Constituency. HURST, Melanie (Reform UK), Address in the Argyll, […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: June 8, 2024, 10:44 am

CalMac’s current contract to operate the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services (CHFS) network will be extended for a year, Transport Scotland announced today (Thursday May 30). The Scottish Government’s preferred procurement route for the next CHFS contract remains a direct award to CalMac. While good progress has been made on the comprehensive due diligence work […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: May 30, 2024, 2:09 pm

An 81-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a collision involving his classic car in Hunter’s Quay. Emergency services were called to the A815 near Dunoon at about 1.40pm yesterday (Saturday). The man was driving a Morris 14, near the entrance to Hunter’s Quay Holiday Village, when the vehicle lost control […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: May 12, 2024, 3:41 pm

We are sad to report that former Argyll and Bute Council leader Robin Currie has died. A council spokesperson confirmed the news this afternoon (Thursday) , saying: “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 […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: May 9, 2024, 6:27 pm

Four men – three from Argyll – have been arrested in Yorkshire after half a tonne of cocaine worth £40million was found in a van. The National Crime Agency said the drugs are believed to have been brought to shore in a rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) after being transferred from a larger vessel off the […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: May 6, 2024, 11:48 am

While on political partnership broke up today, another – it seems – was formed as the LibDem group on Argyll and Bute Council joined the new SNP-led administration. The headlines may centre on Holyrood, but the drama in Kilmory was just as high – and the consequences potentially just as far-reaching. Argyll and Bute Council’s […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: April 25, 2024, 10:43 pm

COUNCILLOR JIM LYNCH ousted Robin Currie as Argyll and Bute Council Leader in sensational circumstances on Thursday morning – after a deck of cards decided the new direction that a perfectly split council would head. Mr Lynch (SNP) was sworn in as the new council leader in a special council meeting at Kilmory, ending Mr […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: April 4, 2024, 12:08 pm

COUNCIL chiefs will consider reversing the 10 per cent council tax rise in Argyll and Bute – nearly a month after it was set. The charge will now be subject to a special council meeting after successful talks between council officials and the Scottish Government – but an opposition councillor has warned it will cost […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: March 19, 2024, 11:35 am

Argyll and Bute Council set its budget today (Thursday) and, in a crucial decision impacting households across the region, a ten per cent increase in council tax has been confirmed following a tight vote in favour of the ruling group’s budget motion. The Argyll, Lomond and Islands Group (TALIG), comprising Conservative, Liberal Democrat, and some […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: February 22, 2024, 2:22 pm

MORTON BOSS Dougie Imrie hopes he’s found the next Dipo Akinyemi after the Cappielow side announced the signing of former Welsh Fustal international Jordan Davies on a pre-contract agreement. The 28-year-old striker will leave Cymru Premier League side Connah’s Quay Nomads at the end of the current season, having prenned a two year deal at […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: January 18, 2024, 5:00 pm

MORTON BOSS Dougie Imrie was delighted to sign off 2023 by extending his side’s unbeaten run as they battled ‘snow bombs’ and illness to take a point ifrom the Highlands. The result saw the Cappielow side finish the month of December unbeaten, despite dropping down to sixth in the cinch Championship – but Imrie says […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: December 30, 2023, 8:54 pm

DUNOON STAR Lewis Strapp has completed a sensational return to Greenock Morton – seven months after initially leaving the Cappielow side. The ex DYFL prodigy as penned a short-term deal with Dougie Imrie’s men until January after battling back to full fitness following a horror injury picked up against Celtic all the way back in […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: December 8, 2023, 11:37 am

KYLES ATHLETIC STALWART and newly appointed Scotland captain Roddy Macdonald says it’s time for the eleven new faces in Garry Reid’s Scotland squad to make their own history ahead of this weekend’s shinty-hurling international at Páirc Esler, Newry. Despite the efforts of Storm Babet, the new look national side will fly out to Northern Ireland tonight […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: October 20, 2023, 9:30 am

MORTON BOSS Dougie Imrie has managed to make a late addition to his backline ahead of this weekend’s trip to Dundee United by completing the loan signing of Tyler French from Sandeman Street neighbours Dundee. The 24-year-old defender has checked in on a season long loan from the City of Discovery after helping the Dark […]

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Author: Christopher Dodds
Posted: September 12, 2023, 11:05 am

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