6th March 2015: 08.00] Weather. Roads. Ferries. Information sources.
Guinness World Records™ has awarded The Macallan the accolade of ‘most expensive whisky sold at auction’. Now the definitive world record holder, The Macallan M Imperiale 6-litre Lalique decanter sold at auction in Hong Kong for $628,000 in January 2014, breaking the previous record of $460,000 held by The Macallan in Lalique Cire Perdue, raising funds for a host of locally based charities. David Cox of The Macallan says : 'To achieve this record for a second time is an outstanding achievement for The Macallan and is testament to the appetite for such exceptional and special creations with our long standing partner, Lalique. 'M Imperiale is the largest decanter Lalique has ever made and the largest The Macallan has ever filled.
Brian Wilson, born in Dunoon in Argyll and Labour Minister of State from 1997-2003 in the Scottish Office, Foreign Office,
Islay 3×8: Unique Islay coalition suspends General Election campaign for one night onlyMarch 6th, 2015
On the very day the least predictable ever General Election campaign gets going, the Islay Gaelic College will host a unique Islay coalition.
BEAR Scotland: major programme of works for A83March 6th, 2015
Work to improve the A83 as part of Transport Scotland's on-going maintenance programme
Argyll & Bute planning applications for week to 6th March 2015March 6th, 2015
Blair trying to buy his way back into nationwide Labour favourMarch 6th, 2015
It was being reported yesterday that the Flying Dutchman of British politics, the ghost ship doomed never to be able to reach port,
Lysblink Seaways in Clyde, north of InverkipMarch 5th, 2015
A flotilla of tugs and anchor handlers are accompanying the Lysblink Seaways, the cargo boat that T-Boned
Full refurbishment for listed building, Dunoon Primary SchoolMarch 5th, 2015
Michael Russell, MSP for Argyll & Bute, has welcomed the announcement by new Education Secretary,
McGrigor raises Argyll & Bute maternity scanning services in ParliamentMarch 5th, 2015
Jamie McGrigor, Highlands & Islands MSP, raised the issue of local access to maternity scanning services in Argyll & Bute
Give the council and Oban Bay Marine some cool space to discussMarch 5th, 2015
We are aware that local concerns on Argyll and Bute Council's current attitude to the highly durable proposal for a walk ashore transit marina
BEAR Scotland update on A82, A85 and A828 worksMarch 5th, 2015
Following a decision taken yesterday, on weather grounds, to postpone from 5th March the planned resurfacing
Ascot to Scottish Tourism Week: Argyll and the Isles Tourism CooperativeMarch 5th, 2015
Scottish Tourism Week is up and running and representatives of Argyll and the Isles Tourism Co-operative
First March medevac for Oban LifeboatMarch 5th, 2015
At 5.15pm yesteday evening [Wednesday 4th March] Oban lifeboat launched to a medevac
Race is on for Cape Campbeltown: Russell tables parliamentary motion backing UK Spaceport for MachrihanishMarch 4th, 2015
Michael Russell, MSP for Argyll and Bute, has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament urging support
Scottish Enterprise and HIE now driving development in Scottish tourismMarch 4th, 2015
Future leaders of Scotland’s tourism destinations are benefiting from a unique programme by
SNP candidate for Argyll & Bute in major own goal?March 3rd, 2015
The SNP's candidate for Argyll and Bute, Brendan O'Hara from Helensburgh, said in his address to SNP party members
Campbeltown in the running to be UK spaceportMarch 3rd, 2015
With the Moray airbases now ruled out by the UK government as being too important to the country's defence requirements,
Resurfacing works for A82 on A86 junction at Spean BridgeMarch 3rd, 2015
BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, will be carrying out essential repair works on the A82 Trunk Road, at Spean Bridge.
Conservatives suggest new network of recovery centres to treat drunks outwith overpressed A&EMarch 3rd, 2015
The Scottish Conservatives have come up with a plan for separate recovery centres designed to receive and treat drunks, freeing up our crisis-ridden,
£137,234 pocket money for Argyll & Bute Council to improve work-based training for young peopleMarch 3rd, 2015
Argyll and Bute Council is to receive £137,234 of government support for assisting young people into employment.
Solicitor General announces review of agricultural crime prosecution policyMarch 3rd, 2015
The Solicitor General, Lesley Thomson QC, has today, 3rd March 2015, announced a full review of the way agricultural crimes are prosecuted
Campbeltown meetings on Ben Ghulean Community Woodland and community land rights in post-referendum ScotlandMarch 2nd, 2015
Campbeltown sees two important and consecutive meetings this week - one on Tuesday 3rd March and one on Wednesday 4th March - both at 7pm
Police Scotland Lochgilphead: police reports for week to 2nd March 2015March 2nd, 2015
Theft of vehicle Between 2pm and 3.30pm on 24 February a motor car was stolen from Duncholgen caravan site, Lochgilphead.
Tarbert Film Club: the new Le Carre – A Most Wanted ManMarch 1st, 2015
Ever since his early sixties novel. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, John le Carré’s books have made popular
Charles Greenlees: Solo Photographic ExhibitionMarch 1st, 2015
The Mid Argyll Camera Club's [MACC] third solo Photographic Exhibition
Young Scots encouraged to vote in Scottish Youth Parliament electionsMarch 1st, 2015
The Scottish Youth Parliament was set up in 1999 to provide a forum for young people. It brings together
BEAR Scotland’s plans for Argyll bridge improvements: A82 A85 and A828March 1st, 2015
BEAR Scotland will be beginning works on three Argyll bridges this month, March 2015.
Argyll and Bute planning applications for week to 27th February 2015March 1st, 2015
John Holt: Gildas Quartet at Kilmory Council ChamberMarch 1st, 2015
The Mid Argyll Arts Association [MAAA] - part of Argyll and Bute Concert Tours - hosted a concert by the Gildas Quartet
Scottish Labour Leader self-mutilating in coyness on parliamentary intentionsMarch 1st, 2015
Jim Murphy, new Leader of Scottish Labour and MP for East Renfrewshire, is tactically askew in his non-handling of the matter of his parliamentary intentions.
Common Weal Kintyre Book GroupMarch 1st, 2015
A new Book Group has been formed in Kintyre out of the interest in Common Weal ideas on changing
Cabinet Secretary responds to McGrigor on Crown Estate change concernsMarch 1st, 2015
Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, has told Jamie McGrigor, Highlands & Islands