A lesser man than Stuart Underwood might have waved the white flag and retreated in the floods but he refused to give up on his animals
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.
Pumps had been working until rapidly rising water affected the control cabinet. The damaged panel is now being repaired, says council.