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Council launches education and vision strategy

Education
Maria Balshaw (centre), pictured with other members of the Rothesay Pavilion Charity's board.

Rothesay Pavilion board member will be first female director of Tate

Business
New statistics published by Visit Scotland show that tourism supports 6,500 jobs in Argyll and Bute.

Tourism jobs boost in Argyll and Bute

Business
The Scotsman reporters' room, 1948.

BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

News

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

News

Projects given a sporting chance

News

Review of health and care public holiday services

News

Physics businesses bring in over £15 bn to the Scottish economy

News
Consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January.

Scots spend £121 a month on broken New Year resolutions

News
Royal Voluntary Service has revealed over 432,000 people in Scotland aged 55 and over plan to volunteer in 2017.

Older people to boost workforce in 2017

News

MSP welcomes CalMac’s new summer timetables

Transport
CalMac has issued a warning there may be disruption to services across their network from Wednesday due to strong winds.

Warning over possible disruption to ferry service

Transport
CMAL-owned Wemyss Bay Pier.

Fund to improve ferry accessibility

Transport
Concessionary travel card holders are being urged to check they have the newest version of their pass to ensure it will work in 2017.

Don’t miss the bus with travel card renewal

Transport

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

Crime
A body has been found on Bute during a search for missing man, Gordon Straker, who was last seen on Hogmanay.

Body found in missing person search

Crime
Gordon Straker (49) was last seen on Hogmanay at Rothesay's Victoria Hospital.

Search for missing man on Bute

Crime
The scam offers fake vouchers in return for personal details.

Warning over fake Aldi vouchers

Crime

Council launches education and vision strategy

Education

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Education
Rothesay Academy's S5 cleaned up Guildford Square bus shelter in December as part of a citizenship project. (Photo by Hayley McGuire)

Rothesay Academy’s S5 roll up sleeves to clean up town shelter

Education
Scotland's school pupils are being encouraged to design a garden suitable for Scotlands Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Calling all Bute’s budding young gardeners!

Environment

Rothesay Pavilion board member will be first female director of Tate

Business
New statistics published by Visit Scotland show that tourism supports 6,500 jobs in Argyll and Bute.

Tourism jobs boost in Argyll and Bute

Business
CalMac's new summer timetables were published on Tuesday.

MSP welcomes CalMac’s new summer timetables

Transport

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

Business

Council launches education and vision strategy

Education
Bute Community Council will meet on Wednesday, January 18, at 7pm in the church centre of the United Church of Bute in Rothesay.

January meeting of Bute Community Council

Politics
Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

Press freedom in Scotland “at risk” from UK Government proposals

Politics 2
Rothesay Academy's S5 cleaned up Guildford Square bus shelter in December as part of a citizenship project. (Photo by Hayley McGuire)

Rothesay Academy’s S5 roll up sleeves to clean up town shelter

Education
Gales are expected to batter most of Scotland from Wednesday

Blizzards set to bring travel disruption across Scotland

News
Scotland's school pupils are being encouraged to design a garden suitable for Scotlands Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Calling all Bute’s budding young gardeners!

Environment

Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

Health
Breathing Space is a free helpline for anyone feeling down, depressed or anxious, where callers can speak to trained advisors in confidence.

Give yourself some breathing space

Health
Tips on beating the winter blues are available from the NHS online.

Help to beat the winter blues

Health
Jean Moffat and Jim Findlay at Argyll and Bute Council headquarters at Kilmory, Lochgilphead.

Rallying cry issued from local group to have your say at health plan events

Health
Haemodialysis patients typically spend four hours a day, three days a week, having their blood cleaned by a dialysis machine.

Kintyre dialysis unit’s success is welcome news for Bute campaign

Health