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Redundancy volunteers wanted as axe hangs over council jobs

councilEVERY Argyll and Bute Council employee, other than teachers and certain social care workers, is being asked to apply for voluntary redundancy.

Read the full story in the August 28, 2015 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser by clicking here.



Vandals target resource centre

vandalsUSERS of the Lochgilphead Resource Centre were shocked to find that vandals had targeted the centre on the night of August 20.

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ACHA told to review governance by Scottish housing watchdog

AA_logoArgyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is to commission a review of its governance after the Scottish Housing Regulator identified weaknesses in its performance.

Read the full story in the August 28, 2015 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser by clicking here.



Auditors look on as council aims to improve ‘member behaviour’

councilAs a public sector watchdog continues to scrutinise the activities of Argyll and Bute Council, the authority has tightened up its management systems – but the level of control has gone too far for some.

Read the full story in the August 28, 2015 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser by clicking here.



Power to the people - pride as Cairndow hydro scheme opens

hydroA hydro power scheme near Cairndow which could produce enough power for over 800 homes each year has been officially opened.

Read the full story in the August 28, 2015 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser by clicking here.




Polls

Do you think Mid Argyll has reached saturation point when it comes to wind turbines in the area?

  • No (57%, 4 Votes)
  • Yes (43%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 7

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