Resident and Luing Stores owner Norman Bissell said he believed Storm Aiden had been the worst in living memory on Luing.
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.