A standalone Gaelic Medium Education school for Oban is not a viable option, Argyll and Bute Council decided yesterday.
Argyll and Bute Council
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.
An attempt is being made to put a stop to a massive 800% increase in parking charges at the site of iconic Argyll mountains.
Concerns have been raised after new figures exposed a “vast disparity” in the number of classroom assistants in schools across Scotland.
Residents of an Oban estate have been plagued by an “unbelievable stink” as piles of rubbish bags were left on pavements in the wake of three-weekly bin collections.
Nestled in beautiful Oban Bay, Kerrera has all the joys of island life, yet it is just a short trip to the mainland.
A major development which will help Oban to grow was approved by Argyll and Bute Council's planning committee yesterday.
A major planning application to build 300 new affordable houses on the outskirts of Oban has been recommended for approval.
A plan to enhance Argyll and Bute’s accessibility and appeal as a location for filming has been agreed by councillors.
A council yard in Argyll was cordoned off yesterday after a gas cylinder exploded on the premises.
Concerns for the safety of air traffic at Oban Airport have been raised after 40 golf balls were aimed at the runway.
A light aircraft crashed as it attempted to take off at Oban Airport yesterday, nearly ending up in the water.
Emergency services have been called to Oban Airport where an aircraft has crashed.
A review is being carried out of the air services between Oban and the isles of Coll, Colonsay and Tiree, with changes to timetable and frequency to be part of the discussion.
The biggest vessel yet to call at Oban’s new pontoons - a super yacht owned by a billionaire hedge funder - has berthed in the town.
Slowly but surely the familiar red bricks of the old Oban High School building have been coming tumbling down this week.
People in Oban are being asked for their views and experiences of flooding in an open consultation session to be held next week.
An island is on the verge of crisis as it rapidly runs out of plots in which to bury its dead.
With its stunning sandy beach, Ganavan at Oban was once seen as the jewel in the crown of the popular seaside town.
Oban’s new pontoon development for visiting yachts and cruise ships has become such a success that it is being considered for expansion.
A Scottish council is recruiting its first ever Arabic language teacher after Syrian refugees settled on an island.
Around 200 protesters gathered in one of the last greenfield sites in Oban at the weekend to object to developer’s plans to build houses.
Public opposition to a plan to build houses on one of the last greenfield sites in Oban is mounting.
Expectations and excitement were high when Oban pupils spent their first day in the brand new £36million high school yesterday.
Oban’s new £36million high school will officially open its doors to pupils when they return from their Easter break next week.
Councillors are preparing to make a "morally correct" decision to grant planning permission to an Oban businessman who built a boat hut to take his disabled wife sailing.
North councils are facing a demographic “ticking time bomb” that could accelerate cuts and make vital services unsustainable within a few years, according to a new report.