Council plugs into funding for charger programme

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Work is under way at Lochgilphead’s Lorne Street car park to install a third Argyll and Bute Council electric car charging point.

A council spokesperson explained: ‘We are installing a new 22 Kva fast charger in the car park as part of the 2018/19 Electric Car Charging programme, funded by Transport Scotland to the tune of £210,000.

‘Additional chargers will be installed in Inveraray, Tarbert, Bowmore, Craignure and Helensburgh.’

The spokesperson continued: ‘We secured a further £150,000 for 2019/20 which means more chargers will be installed in Manse Brae office car park, Lochgilphead, along with rapid charger on Tiree and Coll.’