Argyll and Bute



'Half of jobs under threat' at Europe’s largest granite quarry

More than half of the staff at an Argyll quarry face losing their jobs following the award of a new contract, according to a workers’ union.

Published 14 July 2017

UK Award handed to Campbeltown restoration project

An Argyll and Bute Council project to save an historic Campbeltown tenement from the brink of demolition has received a UK National Empty Homes Award for the work.

Published 26 June 2017

Islay tidal energy park approved by ministers

Ministers have granted planning consent for a 30 turbine tidal park situated off the south-west coast of Islay.

Published 21 June 2017

Link Group’s Dunbeg ‘masterplan’ of 600 affordable homes approved

Argyll and Bute Council has approved Link Group Ltd’s 'Dunbeg Development Corridor Masterplan' of 600 new homes.

Published 2 May 2017

Regeneration of Hermitage Park gets underway with turf-cutting event

A successful turf-cutting event has signalled the start of construction work to regenerate Hermitage Park in Helensburgh.

Published 13 February 2017

Dunbeg ‘masterplan’ of 600 affordable homes revealed by Link

Link Group has submitted plans to Argyll and Bute Council to transform the Dunbeg Corridor area with a development of 600 new homes.

Published 18 January 2017

Work starts on UK’s first offshore wind tower factory

Work on the UK’s first offshore wind tower factory will officially start in Argyll today.

Published 7 July 2016

Design team sought for £17m Helensburgh Waterfront Project

Councillors have agreed to appoint a design team for the £17 million Helensburgh Waterfront development in Argyll and Bute.

Published 17 June 2016

Development boost for Mid-Argyll as Kilmory Park masterplan agreed

Lochgilphead is in line for new industrial, tourism and community developments after councillors agreed a strategic masterplan for Kilmory Park.

Published 27 April 2016

Repairs needed at Argyll schools

Published 14 April 2016

Argyll and Bute Council signs contract for £9m primary school

Fresh after the signing of contracts for new schools in Campbeltown and Oban, Argyll and Bute Council has completed the contract for a £9 million new primary school in Kirn.

Published 11 April 2016

Morrison signs £60m Argyll and Bute schools contract

A £60 million scheme to build new secondary schools in Campbeltown and Oban is set to start construction in July after the contract with project partners was signed last week.

Published 30 March 2016

Planning approval provides housing boost for Argyll and Bute

Progress was made towards a new Argyll and Bute housing development yesterday.

Published 17 March 2016

Contractor sought to redevelop Helensburgh’s Hermitage Park

Argyll and Bute Council is to issue a tender for a contract in the region of £2 million for the major redevelopment of Helensburgh’s Hermitage Park.

Published 26 February 2016

Plans lodged for new £8m whisky distillery on Islay

Glasgow-based Hunter Laing & Company has submitted an application with Argyll and Bute Council to build the first new distillery on Islay in a decade.

Published 21 January 2016