A promise of large amounts of parking for tourists and additional passing places will make the lives of locals much easier come tourist season.
Requests for safer cycling routes and bike stands in town have also been put forward
Islanders are refusing to work with the council’s internal inquiry into the parking charges because the same council officials and specific councillors responsible for the ‘flawed’ management exercise would be carrying out a review of their own work.
A call at last week’s Oban, Lorn and Isles Area Committee for an independent inquiry was defeated by just one vote.
Argyll and Bute Council’s Chief Executive apologised unreservedly in a letter to both remote communities for a flawed parking-management exercise but campaigners want to hear it in person.