Tag: risk

Funding call for final flood fix
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Funding call for final flood fix

Torrential rain combined with high tides to overwhelm pumps meant to keep floodwaters down, leaving Oban’s Lochavuillen car park and roads leading to surrounding businesses, including two major supermarkets, underwater and a no-go zone.

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Teachers balloted over covid risk dispute

Argyll and Bute Council rejected a request by the EIS  to move teaching and learning to remote online platforms for the pre and post-Christmas period to minimise the risk of spreading infection.

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Flood risk puts dampers on holiday development

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.

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Road slip risk needs urgent checks

The retaining wall close to Benderloch’s viewpoint was once for the former railway banking that is now topped by a Sustrans cycle path and the A828.

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School mum calls for pylons exclusion

Four of Lisa Beckett’s children are pupils at the village school which has the closest classroom to any pylon in the UK – just 60 metres away.