Consult with the community now, urges harbour campaigners

Plans recently published by Argyll & Bute Council regarding the proposed
development of a municipal port for Oban have been broadly welcomed
by OCHDA but the group wants to see the council engaging with the community as soon as possible.

Prospective councillors told to get up to speed with harbour issues

The next few weeks will see campaigning by would-be councillors to join Argyll & Bute Council and it essential that the significance of the future of Oban Harbour is fully recognised by the candidates as the election approaches, says Oban Community Harbour Development Association

Council ‘u-turn’ on Oban Bay

Argyll and Bute Council has voted to become the harbour authority for Oban Bay and its approaches, over a bid by CalMac’s national owner CMAL, and says it will ‘keep the door wide open’ for a Trust Port

CMAL looks set to take full control Oban Bay

A controversial bid by CalMac’s nationalised owner to control Oban Bay looks set to succeed, as a report advises the council’s Harbour Board today to reject an independent Trust Port – for now

SOS call for urgent harbour meeting

The community council is now adding its weight and will be writing to Argyll and Bute calling for a meeting to move the matter forward and put a time-scale on it.