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This page was last updated: Wed, 19/09/2018 - 15:52
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Overnight resurfacing works in Oban Last updated: 10 Sep 2018 - 16:25 (originally posted: 10 Sep 2018 - 16:25)

Roads Operations intend to carry out surfacing works in Oban between Sunday, 16 September and Thursday, 20 September.

To reduce traffic disruption the works will be carried out overnight.

The works will take place in Argyll Square, Soroba Road, Lochavullin Drive and Alma Crescent. Traffic management, including diversions, will be in place for the duration of the works.

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East Clyde Street in Helensbugh closed to traffic and pedestrians - update 24th August Last updated: 24 Aug 2018 - 14:58 (originally posted: 31 May 2018 - 11:19)

East Clyde Street in Helensburgh remains closed to traffic and pedestrians in both directions between Sinclair Street and Maitland Street due to concerns over the condition of a vacant building. The closure has been in place from 30th May.

Update - 24th August

On Friday 10th August Building Standards instructed a Council approved contractor to carry out the necessary works to make the gable of the building safe which would then allow the road and footpaths to be re-opened.

The contractor took possession of the site on Wednesday 15th August with a schedule to complete the works by week ending 21st September.

The works are progressing on site as per the schedule and the contractor advises that they are currently still on course for a completion date of Friday 21st September, following shortly thereafter by the re-opening of the road.

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There are no reported disruptions to schools.

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All of our servicepoints, libraries, halls, theatres and sports centres are currently open for business.

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Isle of Islay Limited Access Bin Collection Routes Last updated: Wed, 19/09/2018 - 15:52
(originally posted: Fri, 24/08/2018 - 12:23)

Due to adverse weather conditions and limited ferry services, we have been unable to transport our replacement bin lorry to Islay in time for recycling and refuse collections on our restricted access  routes on Islay, scheduled for 17th and 18th September.  It is hoped that the lorry will be able to catch up on missed collections by the end of this week or early next week.  Please leave your bins out for collection.

Disruption to green bin collections on Mull Last updated: Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:16
(originally posted: Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:16)

There was some disruption to green bin collections on Mull on Monday 17th September, and bins between Ulva Ferry and Salen were missed. Missed bins will now be collected on Friday morning, 21st September.

Iona Commercial & Recycling Bins Last updated: Tue, 11/09/2018 - 15:08
(originally posted: Tue, 11/09/2018 - 15:08)

Due to adverse weather conditions it has not be possible to collect Commercial waste and Recycling on Iona.

Recycling collection will now take place on Friday 14th September.

Commercial collection will now take place on Saturday 15th September.

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Greenlight administration Last updated: Mon, 03/09/2018 - 14:09
(originally posted: Mon, 03/09/2018 - 14:09)

PLEASE NOTE: In light of the news about Greenlight Environmental entering administration, we can confirm that we already have alternative plans in place and there will be no impact on our refuse collection service anywhere in Argyll and Bute.

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There are currently no reported disruptions to council run ferries.

You can get updates on ferry sailings on individual ferry operator websites

Caledonian MacBrayne (Calmac) Ferry Service Status.
Argyll Ferries -  Dunoon - Gourock ferry Service Status.
Western Ferries - Hunter's Quay (Dunoon) - McInroy's Point (Gourock) ferry service status

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There are no reported disruptions to our website and online services.