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Dunbartonshire and Argyll & Bute

Eight months on, still no advert for Kilcreggan GP post

Eight months after the last contracted GP on the Rosneath Peninsula resigned, the post has ...

By Julian Calvert, The Lochside Press

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A Red Squirrel Gnawing a Conifer Cone

£1million boost for red squirrel conservation

Over £1m in new funding has been announced to aid red squirrel conservation efforts in ...

By The Lochside Press

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Trash to treasure - eco warriors

Trash to Treasure Eco-Warriors

Armed with bin bags and litter pickers, a group of young people with additional support ...

By Caroline Finn

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Arrochar is seen as a particular blackspot for litter

Shocking increase in plastic litter on beaches revealed

The amount of plastic litter found on beaches in Argyll and Bute has almost trebled ...

By The Lochside Press

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Magic Scales - and author Paul Murdoch

How one author set out to change perceptions of asthma through stories

“At four years old I remember rolling down a grassy hill on a summer’s day. ...

By Mary Irvine, The Clydesider

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Provost ‘horrified’ by Argyll and Bute Council’s poor road maintenance

Long-awaited flood prevention works in Kilcreggan now look set to be finished two months late, ...

By Julian Calvert, Lochside Press

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Photo of Hedgehog Resting on Person's Hand

Hogwatch Dumbarton: providing lifesaving care for hedgehogs

Hedgehog numbers in the UK have dropped from an estimated 30 million in 1950 to ...

By Katie Kennedy

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Person Signing Document Paper

Bank closures in Islay create concerns in community of being left behind

The recently announced impending closure of the Shore Street, Bowmore branch of the Bank of ...

By The Ileach

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The preferred ‘option 4A’ for Kilcreggan Harbour

£9.6m Kilcreggan Harbour plan rejected by almost 75 percent

£9.6m plans for ‘Kilcreggan Harbour’ were rejected by nearly three-quarters of the people who took ...

By Julian Calvert, Lochside Press

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Faslane on the Gareloch, seen from the Peaton Hill

The Secret Seven – a few things that public servants in Argyll and Bute kept private in 2023

The start of year is always a time for lists, so as 2024 begins, we’re ...

By The Lochside Press

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A panel of The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry with stitchers in Islay

Stitching the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands

Some of the beauties and spirit of Islay and Jura have been captured for posterity ...

By Carolyn Ferguson, The Illeach

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Food bank use in West Dunbartonshire | Photo by Caroline Finn

Scotland communities rally to support increasing number of people requiring food assistance

The Trussell Trust charity recently revealed that they had distributed 128,490 emergency food parcels in ...

By The Scottish Beacon Reporters

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