There are just a few weeks left for residents in Argyll and Bute to give their views in a national consultation to help shape how we protect homes and businesses from the risk of flooding
Despite more than 50 shows of support and a one in 200 year chance of flooding, a public hearing yesterday was due to hear how councillors have been advised to refuse Argyll Properties’ plans for a retail unit, visitor centre and three self-catering units at land next to Taigh Solais and fire-gutted MacGochans.
Central government funding could be available from 2022 to help protect Oban from floods.
Council’s new flood prevention measure is as helpful as a plaster on top of a major wound, says worried Hugh Carmichael.
Sandbags and mound of earth make a start on cutting flood risk near Black Lynn footpath.