Council officers at Kilmory are to take sole responsibility for making £3.8 million-worth of cuts at Argyll and Bute Council –without first consulting elected members unless it has a direct impact on agreed council policy.
Read more about this shift in the balance of responsibility in the Argyllshire Advertiser,December 6 2013,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital.
Sleigh bells could be heard going through the streets of Inveraray when Santa arrived for a wee early appearance to help switch on the Christmas lights in the Royal Burgh.
See photos from the event in the Argyllshire Advertiser,December 6 2013,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A petition with more than 1,000 signatures has been handed in to Argyll and Bute Council by Lochgilphead based football referee Peter Laing,calling for an all-weather pitch in the town.
Find out more about the campaign in the Argyllshire Advertiser,December 6 2013,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
The Argyllshire Advertiser is moving while our normal Argyll Street office in Lochgilphead is refurbished.
We can be found in Stag Chambers,Lorne Street,Lochgilphead in the meantime. The phone number remains as 01546 602345 and our email addresses are still email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are still happy to see you in our office,temporary though it is,so if you have any adverts you want to place or stories to tell,please do drop by and see us.
And don’t forget the Argyllshire Advertiser will be available every Friday as usual –or on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Charities and social services in Mid Argyll are joining forces to tackle poverty in the area as it emerges families are struggling to feed themselves.
Find out more in the Argyllshire Advertiser,November 29 2013,also available on www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital