THERE is a challenging winter ahead for Argyll Ferries as the Gourock - Dunoon service will have to share Gourock Ferry Terminal with the Rothesay Ferry.
ONE local councillor has been ejected from Argyll and Bute Council’s ruling administration group, and another has left in support.
DOUGIE Campbell, his brother Graham and the famous Mr Ian, sailing the Piper OD Tamarind, took the top trophy for best overall performance at this year's Polaris Regatta, held earlier this month.
THE Scottish Land Fund has today (Tuesday) announced a £750,000 boost to plans for community ownership of the Castle Toward estate.
Police have warned that a number of housebreakings and thefts from dwelling houses, garden sheds and garages have occurred over the course of the weekend (September 18 to 22).
Argyll and Bute followed the national trend and voted ‘No’ to independence – but all sides agree that the result proves there is a pressing need for political change.
With just minutes to go before the polling stations close at 10pm, voter turnout appears to have been high for the historic Scottish referendum on independence, held on Thursday September 18, 2014.
Argyll and Bute's 72,000-strong electoral roll for the referendum includes within it - for the first time ever - 1,800 young voters aged 17 and 18.
The Argyll and Bute result is expected around 3.30am on Friday September 19.
Votes will be counted and verified across each of Scotland's 32 local authority areas before an overall tally of votes is undertaken at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston, near Edinburgh.
An announcement of the Scotland-wide result by the Chief Counting Officer Mary Pitcaithley is expected around breakfast time on Friday, barring any recounts, challenges or other delays.
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