A row has erupted over a lighting scheme for a historic island village which has been described as second-rate by some residents.
Argyll and Bute Council
A community group has vowed to challenge a council decision to introduce a £9-per-day parking charge.
Projects in Oban and Tobermory are to benefit from £1.2 million of cash set aside by the Scottish Government to improve town centres.
Organisers of Argyll’s biggest annual outdoor live music concert have announced they will not be hosting the event next year amid a dispute with the local authority.
Councillors have backed plans to roll out an unpopular parking charge that will hit islanders making essential journeys to the mainland.
Calls for better payments to foster carers across the north have been made after it emerged that Highland Council is the lowest provider of allowances across the nation when it comes to children under the age of 11.
Work on a brand new visitor experience on Islay as part of a wider multi-million-pound investment is to get underway in the coming weeks after planners gave the development their seal of approval.
One school has been shut down in a north or north-east community every two months on average during the public spending squeeze in the last decade.
Local authorities in the north and north-east will soon be raising more than £1 billion each year in extra revenue as they hike charges and fees to help plug funding gaps.
In the first part of this week’s P&J series on local government finance, Calum Ross today finds out how council workforces have shrunk in recent years.
The only Catholic primary school within an 80-mile radius of Oban could soon expand its catchment area.
The site of a council roads depot which burned down in Oban is to be vacated to make way for new development.
The roads infrastructure on the isle of Mull is to receive a £1 million facelift.
The design and build of a new flooding scheme to protect homes and businesses in Oban could get under way in 2022.
A burst water pipe at one of the last greenfield areas in Oban has shown the site cannot cope with a new housing development, objectors have claimed.
Lifeline flights from Oban Airport to the Argyll isles are in jeopardy, signalling “disaster” for fragile island communities.
Increasing the council tax by the maximum possible of 4.79% is just one of the measures that Argyll and Bute is proposing to meet its budget gap of £7.9 million.
A study aiming to find a long term solution to a Highland coastal town’s flooding problems has begun - and is expected to be completed later this year.
Community representatives on Mull and Iona have written to Argyll and Bute Council demanding it take action over the poor condition of Craignure Pier.
Work on a road which is to serve 600 new houses being built at near Oban has been condemned.
Popular Inveraray Castle festival is pulled because of a lack of funding from Argyll and Bute Council
A popular festival has been cancelled, with its hostess The Duchess of Argyll criticising the local authority for its lack of funding.
Councils across the north have said they are facing multi-million pound funding shortfalls as a result of the annual grants announced by the Scottish Government this week.
A man has been charged after a spectator was allegedly attacked at a children’s shinty tournament.
Councillors in Argyll yesterday heard that the Scottish Government funding allocation for local government could increase the council's funding gap for 2019/20 to around £9 million.
A standalone Gaelic Medium Education school for Oban is not a viable option, Argyll and Bute Council decided yesterday.
A total of 56 jobs at Argyll and Bute Council could go in the next financial year as it prepares to consider a list of savings options.
The owner of a popular seafood eaterie was furious yesterday when a council placed a row of commercial bins in front of his restaurant windows.
Talks have taken place between the Oban business community and council representatives after a new parking regime threatened to chase away tourists.
More than £12,000 has been awarded to light up Oban and Tobermory this Christmas.
Burial and cremation fees will no longer be charged for children and young people under 18 in Argyll and Bute from next month.
A £2.5million funding gap for next year is being tackled by Argyll and Bute Council.