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This page was last updated: Wed, 26/02/2020 - 15:48
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B8025 Crinan Moss Keills Road Closure Last updated: 20 Feb 2020 - 10:44 (originally posted: 18 Feb 2020 - 13:18)

The closure will be from the turning head on the north side of the Island Add Bridge, to the junction with the U18 Drimvore to Crinan Ferry Road. The closure will be from midnight on Wednesday 19th February 2020 to midnight on Sunday 23rd February 2020, when indicated by signs. 

This closure is to allow for emergency road repairs, a road culvert has collapsed and is being replaced. 


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Temporary closure of Tweedale Street and Buchanan Terrace car park in Oban Last updated: 18 Feb 2020 - 14:39 (originally posted: 18 Feb 2020 - 14:39)

Tweedale Street and Buchanan Terrace car park in Oban will be temporarily closed on 2 March for five days.

A816 Lochgilphead Last updated: 5 Feb 2020 - 16:34 (originally posted: 5 Feb 2020 - 16:30)

The traffic lights positioned at the junction of Bishopton Road and the A816 will remain insitu for approximately 2 months. This is to allow for works to continue in the creation of an additional footpath.

 Please allow extra time when planning your journey

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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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Glass Bins Last updated: Wed, 26/02/2020 - 15:48
(originally posted: Wed, 26/02/2020 - 15:48)

Commercial Glass Dunoon Area - Please leave out any bins that were due for collection this week and we will catch up at the weekend.
Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Bin disruption - Cowal area - Wed 26/02/2020 Last updated: Wed, 26/02/2020 - 14:56
(originally posted: Wed, 26/02/2020 - 14:55)

Due to operational difficulties there will be no collection of recycling bins that were due today.

Areas affected are Kilmun Court, Lochview, Graham's Point, Johnstone Avenue (Kilmun) Dunselma Brae, Brae Cottages, Dunselma Court (Strone) Stronchuilin Farm, Ardenfield, Swedish Houses, Glenfinnart Caravan Park (Ardentinny).

Unfortunately these bins will not be collected until the next scheduled date which is Wednesday 11th March.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused - regards Cowal Back Office

Bin disruption - Innellan/Bullwood Mon 24/02/2020 Last updated: Mon, 24/02/2020 - 14:37
(originally posted: Mon, 24/02/2020 - 14:35)

Due to operational issues recycling bins that were due for collection today - Monday 24/02/2020 will be unable to be uplifted.  If customers could be advised that we aim to to a catch up collection on Friday 28/02/2020.

Areas affected are from Miller Avenue, Innellan incroporating various addresses on Shore Road, Innellan to and including the Bullwood area.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.  Regards - Cowal Back Office 

Commercial Bin Collections - Isle of Gigha - Thursday 20th February Last updated: Thu, 20/02/2020 - 16:44
(originally posted: Thu, 20/02/2020 - 16:44)

Due to weather conditions, we were unable to collect commercial bins on the Isle of Gigha on Thursday 20th February.  The next collection will be on Thursday 27th February.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Easdale ferry service updates - Last updated: Tue, 25/02/2020 - 12:20
(originally posted: Tue, 18/02/2020 - 12:42)

The Easdale ferry is now back to normal service, as per the timetable.


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