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Ferry boss to remain at helm

CalMac boss, Martin Dorchester, has announced that he will remain in post with the ferry operator.

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CalMac has launched its 2018 Travel Trade Product Planner aimed at helping coach and tour operators to discover the beauty of Scotlands west coast.

Ferry operator launches new planner for coach and tour operators

CalMac has launched its 2018 Travel Trade Product Planner aimed at helping coach and tour operators to discover the beauty of Scotland’s west coast.

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CalMac's new summer timetables were published on Tuesday.

MSP welcomes CalMac’s new summer timetables

Argyll and Bute MSP, Michael Russell has welcomed the publication of the new CalMac summer timetables.

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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

Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne is warning anyone planning to travel by ferry tomorrow and into Thursday that strong winds forecast may lead to possible ferry service disruption across the network.

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CMAL-owned Wemyss Bay Pier.

Fund to improve ferry accessibility

The second round of awards from the Ferries Accessibility Fund will see around £180,000 spent on projects to further improve accessibility on Scotland’s ferries, Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf has announced.

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Don't forget to check out amended transport timetables in place over the New Year period.

New year travel arrangements

Whether you’re staying at home for the bells or are planning to head to the mainland to see in 2017, don’t forget to check out New Year travel arrangements before you go.

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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

Concessionary travel card holders across Scotland are being urged to check their card type as some may stop working after December 31, 2016.

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MVs Bute and Argyle, pictured at Rothesay pier.

Give us a lift up!

A Port Bannatyne resident has spoken of his anger over disabled access to the ferry at Rothesay pier, claiming Argyll and Bute Council is failing to live up to its responsibilities.

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CalMac managing director, Martin Dorchester.

CalMac boss roughs it for homeless charity

A managing director of one of the country’s biggest ferry companies will be swapping rough seas for rough sleeping in a bid to raise money for homeless charity Social Bite.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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A technical issue with the MV Butes gearbox has resulted in the vessel being withdrawn from service.

One-ferry service on Rothesay route

Ferry operator CalMac is running an amended timetable to Bute to minimise disruption caused by the withdrawal of one of the island’s two vessels.

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Work began this week on an ambulance shelter at Rothesay Pier.

Ambulance shelter takes shape

Work on a shelter at Rothesay Pier, which will allow ambulance transfers to take place under cover, began this week.

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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CalMacs Customer, Sales and Marketing Director Graeme MacFarlan with the commendation for Ferry Operator of the Year.

CalMac receives commendations in transport awards

Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne has picked up two highly commended accolades at the National Transport Awards (NTA).

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Martin Dorchester has announced his intention to step down as managing director of CalMac Ferries Ltd which serves the island of Bute.

CalMac MD to step down

Martin Dorchester, managing director of CalMac Ferries Ltd, and Chief Executive of its parent company David MacBrayne Ltd, has announced his intention to step down from the company at the end of March 2017.

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The Argyll and Bute Transport Connectivity and Economy Study forms part of wider efforts by HIE and partners to help address population decline and improve economic performance in the area.

Report puts spotlight on Argyll and Bute transport links

A new report has put the spotlight on links between transport, the economy in Argyll and Bute and the potential for investment to support future population and economic growth.

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Police say attack was cowardly

Man arrested on Rothesay ferry

Following on from a similar incident last week, a 33-year-old man was arrested for causing a disturbance on a Rothesay-bound ferry on Thursday evening.

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CalMac has welcomed news it has won the bid to continue operating services on the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries Network.

CalMac wins ferry contract

Ferry operator, CalMac, has welcomed news it has been awarded the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services (CHFS) contract for up to eight years.

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