An area of Argyll that gets more than its share of negative publicity by being prone to landslides, is gearing up to cash in on its motorsport heritage.
Rest and Be Thankful
A new bus stop at the famous Rest and Be Thankful hill pass in Argyll which will benefit walkers is a step closer.
Police are appealing for witnesses after dozens of tourists were injured in a bus crash at the Rest and Be Thankful yesterday.
Walkers will benefit from a new bus stop at the famous Rest and Be Thankful hill pass in Argyll.
An extra £3million has been announced to deal with landslides at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.
An emergency diversion route is on high alert ready to be put into action after heavy rain in Argyll sparked landslide fears.
Work is continuing on the clear up and reinstatement of a debris fence following the worst landslide yet at the Rest and Be Thankful.
Heavy rain overnight has led to disruption on roads throughout Argyll.
An emergency diversion route on a landslide-prone Argyll road will remain in place until at least 2pm tomorrow.
An emergency diversion road will be used on a landslide-prone route today as forecasters warn of heavy rain.
The clean-up after bad weather in Argyll continued yesterday with the reopening of a lifeline route which had been closed due to landslides.
The Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll reopened at 7.30am today.
A remote north community was marooned by a landslide and flooding as the Highlands were battered by more downpours.
The A83 has reopened today following a major landslide at the Rest and Be Thankful, but it will close again this evening and will remain closed overnight.
The diversion around the landslide at the Rest and Be Thankful on the A83 remains in place today while the clear-up operation continues.
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The emergency diversion route will still be in use at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll at the weekend.
BEAR Scotland have released dramatic pictures showing some of the estimated more than 2,000 tonnes of material which came down the hillside adjacent to the A83 on Tuesday.
It is expected that the closed section of the A83 Tarbet to Campbeltown road at the Rest and Be Thankful will reopen before the rush hour tomorrow evening.
Work is underway to clear the Lochcarron to Kyle road in Wester Ross after it was blocked by a large landslide at Stromeferry and it is hoped that it will reopen later today
The Old Military Road (OMR) A83 diversion is due to open by 3pm this afternoon offering drivers a route past the severe landslips at the Rest and Be Thankful.
It is hoped that the Old Military Road can be opened this afternoon to provide a route around the severe landslips that occurred on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful overnight.
Commuters across the north of Scotland are still experiencing problems, with difficult weather conditions affecting journeys on road, rail and sea.
Works to prevent landslides on a notorious Argyll road will be discussed at a conference next month.