DEPUTY First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced today (Thursday) that MV Coruisk will be deployed on the Dunoon Gourock town-centre ferry route once again this winter.
A Western Ferry diverted yesterday (Sunday) to help the Helensburgh lifeboat deal with an incident off Strone.
A pipe band from a small Argyll town and formed just a decade ago has just become not only the best in Scotland - but the second-best anywhere.
Inveraray and District Pipe Band, the current European Grade One champions, pushed Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band all the way in the World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green to come a close second to the multiple world champs from Northern Ireland.
The Scottish Government and First Minister Alex Salmond have been challenged to save the last remaining shipbuilder on the lower Clyde.
THE pipe band draw for this year’s Cowal Highland Gathering was announced today (Wednesday) - and 24 bands will compete for prizes at the games.
FERRY and rail services at Gourock were disrupted yesterday evening (Tuesday) after a fishing vessel reported what appeared to be an explosive device in its nets.
However, when the army’s Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD) examined the object this morning it was found to be harmless.
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