Argyll and Bute


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Argyll and Bute

a council area in W Scotland on the Atlantic Ocean: in 1975 the historical counties of Argyllshire and Bute became part of Strathclyde region; in 1996 they were reinstated as a single unitary authority. Argyll and Bute is mountainous and includes the islands of Bute, Mull, Islay, and Jura. Administrative centre: Lochgilphead. Pop.: 91 300 (2003 est.). Area: 6930 sq. km (2676 sq. miles)
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The singer said Argyll and Bute Council "ought to be ashamed" over their decision to sell residential school Castle Toward, near Dunoon.
But he didn't tell his new employers about the suspension or reveal details of the financial scandal at Argyll and Bute NHS Trust.
Local MP Ray Michie said: 'The people of Argyll and Bute will be shocked to hear of the untimely death of the Duke.
We are pleased to be able to provide the Argyll and Bute Council the framework required to access information at a faster rate and serve their communities more effectively.
He said: "We had nine road traffic collision fatalities last year in Argyll and Bute.
He said that 254 of their 294 public phones in Argyll and Bute run at a loss but BT will retain any box if the council split the pounds 1000-a-year upkeep.
While drinkers might toast the results of the survey, Argyll and Bute Council officials were not so cheery.
Argyll and Bute Council, as Harbour Authority, is accountable for the operation of several ports, harbours and pier facilities around Argyll and Bute; these include the principal ports of Campbeltown, Oban, Rothesay, Dunoon, Port Askaig and Craignure; plus over thirty smaller ferry terminals, piers and slipways.
Anyone aged 12-25 who normally lives in Argyll and Bute can apply for a Young Scot Card.
Future Contract Opportunity: This is a market test exercise seeking responses that indicate interest in contributing to a prosperous future for the Argyll and Bute region, and that provide initial stage recommendations on how marketing can best support our ambitions for the area, and at what level (s) of financial investment.
IF Argyll and Bute director of education Archie Morton were a pupil, he would be in the special needs class.
Yesterday it emerged that Argyll and Bute Council plans to demolish the ancient building on the Isle of Bute.