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Oban hospital staff pay ballot
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Oban hospital staff pay ballot

Depending on pay, the offer could represent a rise of between four and over five per cent for some, backdated to December 1 2020.

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MSP warns A83 fix will still take time

‘What is clear is that this solution will take some time to put in place and meantime we are stuck with a route that is closed more often than open.’

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New measurements on deer management

The proposals include phasing out the use of lead ammunition to cull deer, modernisation of existing deer legislation, the development of robust deer management plans and enhanced monitoring of deer numbers. 

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A83 fix lacks timeline, says MSPs

Labour and Conservative candidates both said the latest announcement provided no clear timeline for delivery of a permanent fix for the route.

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Superfast broadband plan to islands

Surveys ships will be spotted off Colonsay, Iona and Lismore this summer as preliminary work starts to connect the islands to superfast broadband.

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Farming support delivered ahead of target

News that vital Scottish Government funding for farmers and crofters to keep Scotland’s food production moving during the pandemic has been delivered ahead of schedule has been welcomed by Argyll and Bute’s MSP Michael Russell.