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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Helensburgh and Lomond cycleways: SPT have awarded Au175,000 for the continued development of a cycleway linking Helensburgh and Dumbarton.
Bus infrastructure improvements: SPT have awarded Au100,000 to the rolling programme of improvements to bus stops within Helensburgh and Lomond.
Grants to be awarded are : A Healthy Outlook at Cardross Primary School Au3,610; Cove and Kilcreggan Youth Cafe Au30,000; Helensburgh and Lomond Carers Au6,500.
In Argyll and Bute the current household waste recycling figure is around 35%, with the figure increasing to 40% in Helensburgh and Lomond.
Argyll and Bute Council s Policy Lead for Amenity Services, Councillor Ellen Morton, said, At present, Helensburgh and Lomond is the only area of Argyll and Bute where we carry out food waste recycling collections, and last year we sent almost 600 tonnes of food waste for recycling which produces energy and compost.
In recent months Argyll and Bute Council has engaged in general patching and potholing of the road network in Helensburgh and Lomond, as well as gulley cleaning and major work on the Helensburgh Cycle Way, which runs from Helensburgh to Cardross.