Oban's parking woes are likely to be a major topic at a public meeting to discuss the town's development next week.
Oban Community Council
A former fire fighter says traffic problems at an Argyll housing estate could have turned a recent blaze into a "nightmare" if it had been one flat further into the scheme.
Two main roads in Argyll which lead to the central belt could be in for major development as the council makes a multi million pound bid to the Scottish Government.
A 20mph speed limit in Oban town centre would be "of no real benefit", according to the local community council.
Oban residents have voiced concerns over plans by the local council to lease the public toilets and an area of land at the town's popular beach.
Parents of children with special needs battling to stop cuts to classroom support have won the backing of Oban Community Council.
Residents and businesses in Oban are taking on a national coffee franchise which hopes to open an outlet in the town.