Humza Yousaf with chamber of commerce members Murdo MacLeod (left), Jane MacLeod and Alison Hay (chair)
WORK ON upgrading the A83 trunk road is far from finished, a Scottish Government minister was reminded this week.
On a trip to Lochgilphead on Wednesday at the invitation of Mid Argyll Chamber of Commerce, transport minister Humza Yousaf outlined the latest developments, taking questions from the audience.
His visit follows the latest meeting of the A83 taskforce – a group comprising business managers, councillors, civil servants, engineers and others – in Arrochar last week.
Look for Part 2 of our 2017 Bride Guide in this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser, packed with ideas and services for the perfect wedding in the lead up to the Highland Wedding Show, to be held at Corran Halls in Oban on April 2! This week we look at 2017 wedding trends to watch and have a Q & A with the Church of Scotland.
A WARD at Mid Argyll Community Hospital in Lochgilphead has closed to new admissions after several cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.
A decision was made to close the Glenaray acute in-patient ward to new admissions today, after four patients were affected by symptoms, and two patients tested positive for norovirus.
The virus, which causes diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, spreads in the air where someone has had diarrhoea or vomited and is extremely infectious. I<span
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ARTHRITIS comes in many forms, and can strike anyone, any time – something that one young Mid Argyll woman knows only too well.
But the impact of the condition can be eased when good pals are around to help. And one good pal is about to jump out of a plane to fight arthritis. Support Ailsa Hatton’s fundraiser for Arthritis Care at www.doitforcharity.com/ailsah
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