Tag: argyll and bute council

Councillor expenses plummet

The amount paid out to the authority’s councillors had already fallen for four years on the trot before the Covid-19 pandemic led to meetings being staged remotely.

Police call time on playpark pests

Recent complaints about noise, drinking and mess at public spaces have led to Oban Police stepping up patrols in affected areas while the local authority says that the lack of prohibitive notices is no defence for breaking bylaws.

Council air concerns over population decline

A report put before the policy and resources committee suggests that the area’s population is projected to fall by nearly six per cent from 2018 to 2028 – compared with a predicted increase of 1.8 per cent for the whole of Scotland.