Council states which services will be affected by tomorrow’s strike action

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Argyll and Bute Council have announced which of the authority’s services will be affected by the strike action in protest at the Government’s proposals to change public sector pension, taking place tomorrow (Wednesday, November 30).

Routine road maintenance will not be carried out; staff will be available to deal with any emergencies, including winter road treatment if required. Street cleaning will not take place

Strike action by Rothesay Pier has not yet been announced, but you can keep up to date by checking the ferry service status on

All three of the island’s primary schools and Rothesay Academy are closed to pupils.

The council expects that no bins will be collected on Wednesday, November 30. Bins not emptied will be collected on the next scheduled collection date.

All customer service points, telephone centre and registrars will be open, although operating with reduced staff.

Rothesay Library will also be closed, and although four members of pool staff are striking, Rothesay Leisure Pool will be open.

Public toilets will be closed.

* For a full list of which services will be affected, go to