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‘Charlie’s our wee fighter’

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Those who borrowed to fund their festivities expect to have paid it back by May.

Christmas costs expected to reach until spring

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Clydesdale Bank

Clydesdale Bank to close Rothesay branch

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Brendan O'Hara MP is given a crash course in how to make a trowel in Rothesay Academy's S1 technical class.

MP’s praise for island community

Politics

First Minister to address National Farmers’ Union AGM

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Warning over Netflix scam

Crime

Council launches education and vision strategy

Education

BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

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BTs new system aims to block millions of nuisance calls every week.

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

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Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell.

Projects given a sporting chance

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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

Warning over Netflix scam

Crime

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

MP’s praise for island community

Politics
Left to right: Ann Marie Knowles, Executive Director of Community Services, Neil McKnight, Head Teacher at Tarbert Academy; Councillor Rory Colville, Policy Lead for Education and Lifelong Learning; and Anne Paterson, Head of Education.

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

MP’s praise for island community

Politics
Left to right: Ann Marie Knowles, Executive Director of Community Services, Neil McKnight, Head Teacher at Tarbert Academy; Councillor Rory Colville, Policy Lead for Education and Lifelong Learning; and Anne Paterson, Head of Education.

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 3
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

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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

‘Charlie’s our wee fighter’

News

Scots can beat the blues with simple steps

Health 1
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