Argyll And Bute

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Proposals to upgrade the electricity transmission network in Argyll and Kintyre have taken a major step forward following recognition by the energy regulator, Ofgem, that there is a clear need for the investment required to enable the forecast growth in renewable electricity generation across the re

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Renewable energy company Drax is progressing plans to increase the generating capacity of its existing iconic ‘Hollow Mountain’ Cruachan Power Station. The project, which is separate from the company’s proposals to build a brand-new underground power station at the site, could see

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Work is progressing to deliver a £15.5 million programme of investment for Argyll and Bute Council’s ports and harbours in 2022/23. A report to today’s meeting of the Harbour Board provides an update on these infrastructure and passenger-service improvement initiatives.

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Ongoing regeneration across Argyll and Bute is helping to attract more people and jobs and make towns and villages more attractive places to live, work and visit, the local authority has said. Argyll and Bute Council is delivering a programme of investment across 18 large-scale projects worth £

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A new public square, improved car parking and additional seating are just some of the benefits Ardrishaig residents and visitors can look forward to as improvement works start from 29 August. The Ardrishaig development works include a new lochside viewing area with additional seating and art wo

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Lochgilphead’s Front Green opened to the public last weekend following a £1.5 million investment by Argyll and Bute Council. Designed by ERZ, the transformation includes a new public square, play park, additional seating, new walking and cycling facilities and drainage and land

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Helensburgh’s new £22 million state-of-the-art leisure centre is now complete. The main contractors for the project, Heron Bros Ltd, officially handed the building over last week, on time, despite the global construction challenges faced during Covid.

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An opening ceremony marking the completion of a development worth more than £2 million of ten modern and energy efficient affordable homes has taken place on the isle of Jura. People who live and work on Jura or have strong connections to the island have taken up the opportunity to reside in t

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A Scottish boutique hotel, No. 17 The Promenade, has reopened under its new owner, unveiling a grand renovation.

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Argyll and Bute Council has appointed Dawson WAM as the principal contractor for the Campbeltown Flood Protection Scheme (FPS) – part of the £15.215 million scheme that will see a range of improvement works carried out to reduce the risk of flooding in the town.

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Argyll and Bute Council has approved nearly £600,000 investment in projects aimed at revitalising town centres across the area. The funding comes from the Scottish Government’s Place Based Investment (PBI) Programme, and Crown Estates Fund. Projects include:

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Work to construct a new terminal building at Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal is underway following the completion of the new pier and increased marshalling area earlier this year. The new terminal building is the final stage of the multi-million-pound upgrade project at the harbour.

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Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has completed 10 hew homes for rent in Inveraray. The development was built by Mull based construction company, TSL, and officially opened by Councillor Robin Currie, leader of Argyll and Bute Council. He was accompanied by the children of Inveraray Primar

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