This page was last updated: Fri, 24/03/2023 - 11:09
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There are no reported disruptions to schools.

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Craignure glass collections Last updated: Thu, 23/03/2023 - 15:09
(originally posted: Thu, 23/03/2023 - 15:09)

Glass collections in craignure that were missed on Wednesday 22nd March will now be collected on Friday 24th March

We apologise for any inconvenience 

Islay recycling Last updated: Thu, 23/03/2023 - 09:47
(originally posted: Thu, 23/03/2023 - 09:47)

Due to an ongoing issue with our recycling vehicle there are delays to the collection of blue bins on Islay

All commercial premises will be missed today and we are aware that household collections were missed in Port Charlotte and the west earlier in the week 

We will update our website once a new collection date is available

We apologise for any inconvenience 

Bute recycling collections Last updated: Tue, 21/03/2023 - 12:48
(originally posted: Tue, 21/03/2023 - 12:48)

Due to ongoing operational issues there will be delays to the collection of blue bins on the Isle of Bute this week.

The collections that will be affected are below, please leave your bin at its collection point for crews to attend


Albany Road


Ardencraig Lane


Ardencraig Road


Ascog Main Road


Bishop Terrace


Bogany Road


Canada Hill


Craigmore Road




Crichton Road


Eastlands Farm


Fauldtrees Road


Grosvenor Road


Leopold Road


Montford Terrace


Riding School


Riverside Drive


Roseland Caravan Park

Wellpark Road


Westfield Grove


Balmory Road


Church Lane


Colbeck Place


East Princes Street


John Street


King Street


Ladeside Street   Tax office

Mill Street


Union Street


The Watergate





Academy Road


Academy Terrace


Adelaide Place


Ardbeg Road (Argyle Place to Thompson Fountain)

Argyle Place


Argyle Street (to Pavilion)


Argyle Terrace


Chappelhill Carpark


Chappelhill Road


East Princes Street


Ferfadd Road/Court




Hawthorne Lane


Mackinlay Street


McNabbs Brae


Pier & Mid-Pier


The Watergate


Victoria Street


West Princes Street


York Terrace


Rothesay Pier & Mid Pier


Russell Street




Domestic General & Recycling Uplift - Helensburgh Last updated: Mon, 20/03/2023 - 14:10
(originally posted: Thu, 16/03/2023 - 15:08)

Due to an issue with the Awkward access vehicle, we were unable to uplift from Areas within Helensburgh on the 9th and 10th March. Next collection will take place 23rd & 24th March 2023.

We apologise for the issues regarding the uplift and thank you for your continued patience. Any excess waste will be uplifted if it's bagged and left beside the bin on the next collection date. 



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Electrical Vehicle Charger faults Last updated: 24 Feb 2023 - 15:46 (originally posted: 28 Jun 2022 - 12:17)

We have a number of faults with EVC chargers across Argyll and Bute at the moment, please see info below. Please visit ChargePlace Scotland | Scotland's Public EV Charging Network for full EVC status

  • The Avenue Car Park, Inverary
  • Lorn Street, Lochgilphead
  • Manse Brae, Lochgilphead
  • Alexandra Parade, Dunoon
  • Loch Long Car Park, Arrochar
  • West Clyde Street, Helensburgh

 We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Smiddy Lane Lochgilphead Last updated: 22 Dec 2022 - 12:11 (originally posted: 17 Aug 2022 - 08:02)

There will be no access from Colchester Square to Smiddy Lane (up to Icon Hairdressers) from 28th August 2022 to 30th June 2023, or until works are completed, whichever is earliest.

The rest of Smiddy Lane will be accessible through the entrance on Lorne Street.

Alternative routes will be signed appropriately

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Ardrishaig Bus Stop Closure Last updated: 1 Dec 2022 - 09:38 (originally posted: 1 Dec 2022 - 09:38)

As part of the ongoing works at Ardrishaig the bus stop is closed, a temporary bus stop is located approximately 100m south of the original bus stop adjacent to the southern car park.

Ardrishaig North car park closed from 29th August Last updated: 9 Aug 2022 - 12:11 (originally posted: 9 Aug 2022 - 12:11)

Due to the Ardrishaig Public Realm regeneration works, the north car park in Ardrishaig will be closed from 29th August 2022 to April 2023.

The south car park should remain available and unaffected during the works.

Access to the public toilet and North Hall will also remain during the period of works and pedestrians should follow any safety signage in these locations.

The Argyll Kayak Trail launch point will be closed but alternative access to the shore can be found south of Ardrishaig Harbour.

Further information can be found at Ardrishaig Public Realm

B8001 Skipness to Claonaig road Last updated: 23 Mar 2022 - 16:47 (originally posted: 12 Mar 2021 - 16:56)

The B8001 Skipness to Claonaig is open.

The road had previously suffered some damage which has been temporarily repaired.

The road will ultimately need to be realigned – survey and design work is currently ongoing.

B8001 road disruption location map

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East Abercrombie Street - Helensburgh Last updated: 16 Feb 2023 - 11:14 (originally posted: 16 Feb 2023 - 11:14)

We are aware of ongoing lighting faults on East Abercrombie Street in Helensburgh.

Our team will continue to carry out further investigation work to determine the fault 

Mull - B8035 Through Salen From A848 Junction To Kennedys Garage Last updated: 28 Oct 2022 - 09:41 (originally posted: 28 Oct 2022 - 09:41)

We are aware o f faults on the B8035 Salen.

We require the assistance of SSE for a new connection. We have requested a quote for this work and once this has been accepted we will provide a further update advising of a target completion date 

Lynn road Last updated: 28 Oct 2022 - 09:37 (originally posted: 18 Feb 2022 - 18:14)

** Due to the volume of traffic at this location this work has been scheduled for January to minimise disruption as much as possible 

After further innvestigation the streetlighting on Lynn road requires a new supply connection. We have requested this from SSE and will provide an update to this notice once we have a target completion date from them 

Kind regards

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Oban streetlights Last updated: 2 Nov 2022 - 13:31 (originally posted: 2 Nov 2022 - 13:31)

Dark lamps in Oban will be attended to as part of the ongoing LED replacement scheme 

Please do not report dark lamps until the LED scheme has completed. 


The scheme is scheduled to complete in 3 weeks and we will update our page when this has finished.

Dark areas such as afull street will still be attended to

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Gartbreck landfill site Last updated: Fri, 24/03/2023 - 11:09
(originally posted: Fri, 24/03/2023 - 11:08)

On Wednesday 29th March there will be a power outage at Gartbreck landfill site on Islay.

The site will remain open however our weigh bridge facility will not be in use. This means that any commercial waste customer visiting the site will be charged the maximun carrying capacity of the vehicle used to take the waste to site

We advise that all commercail waste customer hold on to their waste until power has bee restored 

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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.
Western Ferries - Hunter's Quay (Dunoon) - McInroy's Point (Gourock) ferry service status

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