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Councillors set priorities for transport

Councillors have agreed Argyll and Bute Council’s top transport priorities, aimed at promoting economic growth and social inclusion.

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MVs Argyle and Bute at Rothesay pier

Infrastructure talks on track

Council leader Ailleen Morton and Transport Minister Humza Yousaf have agreed to set up a group to look at transport infrastructure.

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Police Scotland.

Travel with caution advice for drivers

Drivers across Scotland are advised to travel with extra caution, as the latest weather warnings for the country are announced.

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MVs Bute and Argyle pictured at Rothesay pier.

Ferry disruption

CalMac Ferries are reminding passengers of the latest disruption information to their services.

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Ferry board sets sail for communities

Ferry board sets sail for communities

The independent Community Board set up to provide an insight into the issues affecting island and rural communities for ferry operator CalMac met for the first time recently and agreed how it will operate.

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Zero tolerance scheme on ferries

Zero tolerance scheme on ferries

Ferry operator CalMac is launching a new campaign to reinforce its zero tolerance policy on unacceptable behaviour.

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Work taking place on the west end of Wemyss Bay pier during the work. (Pic courtesy of Brian Sydney)

National accolade for Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has picked up a national accolade for its refurbishment project at Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal.

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Ferry and train at Wemyss Bay.

Rail link not ferry good

Frustration has been voiced regarding the rail link via Scot rail to Wemyss Bay and the onward journey to Bute via the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry.

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Brendan O'Hara, MP with Mr Uni Danielsen, Managing Director of Nordoyatunniln .

MP’s tunnel vision call

Argyll & Bute MP Brendan O’Hara (SNP) believes his constituency could learn a great deal from the road tunnel network in the Faroe Islands.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrail's passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

The date has been revealed when the Queensferry Crossing will open to traffic.

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Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Drivers have been warned to expect “significant delays” over Easter with more than 20 million cars expected on the roads between Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday.

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CalMac managing director, Martin Dorchester.

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 Scotland's 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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