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Weather: Argyll and Bute braced for heavy rain 11 Oct 2012 | 12:03 pm
Argyll and Bute is expected to be one of the areas hit hardest by heavy rain which is forecast to affect much of Scotland on Thursday.
Church keeps alive Bute’s veteran support traditions 11 Oct 2012 | 01:15 am
This fascinating photograph shows a group of volunteers making papier-mache artificial limbs for veterans of the First World War at St Paul’s Church Hall in Rothesay - where the congregation of 2012 i...
Funding boost for Bute-based Homeland project 10 Oct 2012 | 08:30 pm
The Bute-based Homeland Argyll and Bute project has received a financial boost courtesy of a £10,000 grant award from the Scottish Government’s Talking Science programme.
MSP adds voice to Hydro price rise anger 10 Oct 2012 | 07:20 pm
Rhoda Grant, Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands, has taken up the cause of a growing number of constituents angry about forthcoming rises in the costs of electricity.
Government’s Euro appeal over ferry contracts 9 Oct 2012 | 05:35 pm
Scottish transport minister Keith Brown has appealed to the European Commission to relax restrictions on the length of contract the Scottish Government can award to ferry operators.
Bute furniture on show at Glasgow exhibition 9 Oct 2012 | 01:34 pm
WORK by a Bute furniture-maker has gone on display at a prestigious exhibition at a Glasgow art gallery this week.
Court proposal ‘short sighted madness’, says retired Rothesay sergeant 9 Oct 2012 | 10:05 am
A recently-retired Rothesay police officer says proposals to close the town’s sheriff court and transfer all Bute civil and criminal business to Greenock are “short-sighted madness”.
Court: Rothesay teens fined for attacks on police 8 Oct 2012 | 11:30 pm
Two Rothesay teenagers were hit in the pocket at the town’s sheriff court on Monday for their parts in separate incidents in which two police officers were assaulted in the execution of their duty.
Lauren hopes to star in Open Mic finals 8 Oct 2012 | 11:01 pm
Former Rothesay Academy pupil Lauren Stirling has been given a big thumbs up in a nation-wide search for the UK’s best vocalists.
Rothesay man jailed after cannabis find 8 Oct 2012 | 08:47 pm
A ROTHESAY man was jailed for eight months at the town’s sheriff court this week after 20 bags of herbal cannabis were found at his partner’s home.