As well as being a beautiful part of Scotland, the West Highlands also boasts a number of successful businesses catering to both residents and visitors to the area alike.
Calls have been made to close two police stations and officer accommodation in the Argyll and Bute area due to "disgraceful conditions".
This year's Royal National Mod is in full flow in Dunoon, with competitors from across Scotland gathering to celebrate Gaelic literature, music and culture.
The number of men taking part in solo singing competitions is at an all-time low, and steps are being taken by the organisers of the Royal National Mod to increase them.
With the Royal National Mòd now in full swing, we've selected our favourite photos from Scotland's biggest Gaelic cultural festival so far.
It was a time of gathering and remembering during the opening ceremony of Scotland’s biggest Gaelic cultural festival.
They came, they saw, they had a Mod.
A derelict Victorian-era wooden pier has been brought back to life after an investment by the local authority.
Police are hunting a masked gunman who threatened staff in an Argyll and Bute hair salon before fleeing with cash earlier today.
Building a prosperous future for Argyll and Bute and looking at ways of increasing the population will be the focus of an economic summit next week.
An Argyll nurse faces allegations that she lied about her whereabouts during a search for a missing care home resident.