Driving forward changes to reduce emissions in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute continues to lead the way in its approach to tackling the climate emergency, according to the council. At a meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee, the council’s Climate Change Board provided an update on some of the recent activity aimed at ensuring Argyll and Bute meets its Net Zero targets. A […]

Council successfully wins fund for “cleaner, greener” fleet

Argyll and Bute Council has been successful in securing almost £100,000 of funding for electric vehicle chargers at council offices, depots and schools. Transport Scotland invites local authorities to bid for funding through its competitive Switched on Fleets initiative. The fund is designed to enable the transition of older petrol and diesel vehicles to cleaner, […]

New proposals to link Helensburgh and Garelochhead in Argyll and Bute

Providing a safer route for walkers, cyclists and wheelers between Helensburgh and HMNB Clyde, as the first phase of the route to Garelochhead, is another step closer with new proposed plans unveiled. Following extensive community engagement, Argyll and Bute Council has included feedback from the community and created new proposals for the active travel route. […]

£684,000 active travel investment for Campbeltown

Investment of over £684,000 to widen pedestrian routes, build a new cycleway and improve bus stops will make it safer and easier for pedestrians, cyclists and bus users to travel between Ralston Road and Meadows Avenue in Campbeltown. Work starts this week to construct the new cycleway linking Ralston Road, Campbeltown Hospital to Limecraigs Road, […]

£8m roads improvement programme for Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Council’s Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee has endorsed an £8m roads improvement programme for the area. This sum includes an additional £2.6 million, approved at last month’s budget meeting. The overall budget is divided `based on the area of road network. For example, there is a greater road surface area in Oban, […]

Roads a significant part of Argyll and Bute’s budget

Roads, schools, bins, public toilets and the local economy – all benefit from investment in the budget set today by Argyll and Bute Council for 2022/23. Council Leader, Councillor Robin Currie said: “We listen to our communities. This budget invests in what people tell us matters most to them. “We are increasing investment in our […]

New £770,000 funding puts wheels in motion on active travel in Argyll and Bute

Communities across Argyll and Bute are set to benefit from a host of active travel projects following the announcement of new Scottish Government funding. Argyll and Bute Council has received an award of £771,900 from the Places for Everyone programme to deliver ambitious regeneration projects through design stage to construction. Places for Everyone is a […]


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