Thursday May 23
Political future still unclear at Argyll and Bute Council
The future political shape of Argyll and Bute Council remains uncertain ahead of a meeting of all 36 members of the authority later this week.
SNP lifts suspension on council members
THE suspension of the 11-strong SNP group on Argyll and Bute Council has been lifted by the party, but the group leader has stood down following a row over a new coalition.
Toward wind turbine application withdrawn
In a letter to Argyll and Bute Council planning officer Brian Close, Stephen Waters from VG Energy, agents for the applicant, David Mundell, advises: "The proposal is to be re-assessed and [the] council's advice will be sought for any potential future application." The application had attracted 14 public comments before its withdrawal, most of them ... (more)
French firm brings 294 new jobs to Glasgow
Management services company Webhelp TSC is also creating 30 jobs in Kilmarnock and 76 in Larbert near Falkirk a total of 400 new jobs.
Row over ferry performance
Campaigners seeking improvements to a Clyde ferry service that receives a subsidy of 1.7 million a year, say new figures disprove official claims it achieves near-100% performance.