Argyll and Bute Council



Oban masterplan approval paves way for new affordable homes

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) is planning to deliver new affordable homes in the Glencruitten area of Oban after a development masterplan was approved by the local authority.

Published 27 January 2020

Argyll Community Housing Association opens first homes in Kilmartin

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed its first new build development in the village of Kilmartin, just north of Lochgilphead.

Published 20 January 2020

ACHA completes new homes in Connel

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed the final phase in a 32-unit new build in the village of Connel, north of Oban.

Published 13 January 2020

New chief executive appointed at Argyll and Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council’s executive director for development and infrastructure services Pippa Milne has been appointed as the local authority’s new chief executive.

Published 28 November 2019

Argyll and Bute Council holds consultation on public priorities for council services

Argyll and Bute Council is asking members of the public about their priorities for council services as it prepares to bridge an estimated £9.2 million funding gap in 2020/21.

Published 1 November 2019

Argyll and Bute agrees 900-home strategic plan and proposed LDP

More than 900 new affordable homes look set to be built in Argyll and Bute over the next five years as part of the local authority’s revised Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP).

Published 27 September 2019

Cleland Sneddon appointed as South Lanarkshire Council's new chief executive

South Lanarkshire Council has appointed Cleland Sneddon as its new chief executive.

Published 24 September 2019

Argyll and Bute signs Make a Stand domestic abuse pledge

Argyll and Bute Council has reaffirmed its commitment to preventing homelessness arising from domestic abuse.

Published 6 September 2019

Argyll Community Housing Association opens new homes in Helensborough

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has opened 32 new homes for rent in Helensburgh.

Published 27 August 2019

£1.7m grant to make Argyll and Bute homes more energy efficient

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded a grant of more than £1.7 million from the Scottish Government's Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS).

Published 16 July 2019

Argyll & Bute residents urged to have their say on housing needs

Residents living in Argyll & Bute are being urged to give their opinion on the area's housing needs.

Published 26 June 2019

Funding for Argyll and Bute community groups

A total of 75 projects across Argyll and Bute will receive funding from the council’s Supporting Communities Fund after councillors approved their applications for support.

Published 12 June 2019

Argyll and Bute Council publishes new HMO guidance

Argyll and Bute Council has published new guidance to help with assessing applications for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) across the council area.

Published 22 May 2019

Council brings more empty Argyll and Bute homes back into use

A total of 37 empty homes were brought back into use in Argyll and Bute from April through to December last year – exceeding Argyll and Bute Council’s annual target of 25.

Published 15 March 2019

Investment budget approved by Argyll Community Housing Association

The Board of Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has approved a budget for 2019/20 which will see an investment of £15.8 million in the Association’s stock of 5,100 homes.

Published 6 March 2019