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The paddle steamer Waverley sails into Rothesay Bay.

Waverley appeal underway

An appeal to raise £2.3 million was launched last week to return the Waverley to service in 2020, ensuring that a unique piece of maritime heritage linked to Bute stays alive.

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L-R Gordon Gillespie, Tony Gregor, Jean McPhee, Lynne Simpson and Iain Gillespie.

Bute in Bloom banner

Bute in Bloom have unveiled their new fundraising banner and are hoping it will help drive forward further donations to keep the town looking ‘bloomin’ beautiful’.

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Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O'Hara (SNP).

Trump deal warning from SNP

The SNP has warned Scotland’s NHS is under threat from a Tory-Trump trade deal – that could leave the Scottish Government without a veto over a post-Brexit deal that “sells Scotland out”.

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Contacts down due to technology

Contacts down due to technology

Improvement in customer care by the council’s roads and amenity service has decreased the number of times residents have had to phone or contact the council via the website or social media.

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Bute Shinty Club were one of the recipients.

Joy for island projects

A total of 75 projects across Argyll and Bute will receive funding from the council’s Supporting Communities Fund after councillors approved their applications for support.

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