Council leader resigns
Last Updated on Monday, 13 May 2013 16:29 Written by Colin Cameron Monday, 13 May 2013 15:25
Councillor James Robb has this afternoon (May 13) resigned as leader of Argyll and Bute Council - after just three months in the job.
Cllr Robb (SNP) had been under pressure for some time as leader, but moves last week to recruit support from the LibDem and Conservative groups in forming a new administration proved the last straw.
COUNCIL CHAOS - suspensions, scheming and 'hypocrisy' claims
Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2013 14:11 Written by Colin Cameron Friday, 10 May 2013 13:09
SNP bosses are reported to have suspended seven Argyll and Bute councillors from the party, as the political situation at Kilmory descends ever deeper into farce.
And, according to one former SNP councillor, some elected members have demonstrated that they are "utterly untrustworthy".
DUNOON FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED
Last Updated on Friday, 10 May 2013 08:42 Written by Gordon Neish Friday, 10 May 2013 08:25
TICKETS for the Dunoon Film Festival go on sale today (Friday) after the programme was announced at a launch function in the town’s Burgh Hall last night.
The festival, which will take place at the Burgh Hall and the Studio Cinema, opens on Friday June 14 with a special event celebrating John Byrne’s legendary 1990 BBC TV series Your Cheatin’ Heart.
LIBS AND TORIES JOIN SNP COUNCIL ADMINISTRATION: ARGYLL FIRST GROUP QUITS
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 20:57 Written by Gordon Neish Thursday, 09 May 2013 16:18
COUNCILLOR James Robb, leader of Argyll and Bute Council, has announced today (Thursday) a significant change in the administration of the authority, the Dunoon Observer can reveal.
Work begins on new Argyll hydro scheme
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 20:22 Written by Colin Cameron Thursday, 09 May 2013 10:50
Construction work has begun on (arguably) the most significant-ever community renewable energy project in Argyll.
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