Argyll and Bute Council



Argyll and Bute Council hails work of Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan

Supporting tenancies, making houses more homely and providing immediate help in emergencies were just some of the real benefits that Argyll and Bute Council's Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP) funding offered people in vulnerable situations in 2020/21.

Published 9 September 2021

Private sector grant helps fund home improvements in Argyll and Bute

More vulnerable people have been able to remain independently in their homes throughout Argyll and Bute and much-needed improvements have been made to existing private housing stock, thanks to the council-managed Private Sector Housing Grant (PSHG).

Published 8 September 2021

Development opportunity as former Bridge of Orchy school for sale

Argyll and Bute Council is looking for a buyer for the former Bridge of Orchy Primary School and Schoolhouse.

Published 6 September 2021

ACHA goes on site with new homes in Tarbert

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just confirmed that it will be building four new homes for affordable rent in Tarbert.

Published 12 July 2021

Campbeltown Flood Protection Scheme progresses

Argyll and Bute Council has detailed the progression of the Campbeltown Flood Protection Scheme.

Published 4 June 2021

Argyll and Bute Council welcomes additional funding to help tackle fuel poverty

Argyll and Bute Council has received an additional £2.3 million from the Scottish Government’s Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme Programme to help reduce fuel poverty in the area.

Published 12 May 2021

Argyll and Bute Council secures funding to fight against fuel poverty

Argyll and Bute Council and Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) have welcomed the investment of £1.23 million from the UK Government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Demonstrator (SHDFD) project.

Published 26 March 2021

Argyll and Bute announces Council Tax freeze in 2021/22 budget

Argyll and Bute Council has set a budget that freezes Council Tax in 2021/22 and invests millions in helping local people, businesses and the area as a whole to move on from the impact of COVID-19.

Published 26 February 2021

Taylor Wimpey to host online public consultation for Helensburgh Golf Club development

Taylor Wimpey West Scotland is preparing to host an online public consultation event before it submits a planning application for a new development at Helensburgh Gold Club.

Published 16 February 2021

Affordable housing provision a key element of new £70m rural growth deal for Argyll and Bute

A £70 million investment in economic growth for Argyll and Bute will be used to fund affordable housing for key workers with the formal signing of the area’s rural growth deal today.

Published 11 February 2021

Portincaple housing plans rejected by Argyll and Bute Council

Proposals to build 12 new homes in the small hamlet of Portincaple have been rejected by Argyll and Bute Council after thousands of objections were raised online.

Published 5 February 2021

Argyll and Bute Council prepares to meet £6m funding gap

Argyll and Bute Council has published an update on its preparations to meet an estimated funding gap of more than £6 million next year.

Published 7 December 2020

Argyll and Bute Council agrees plan to build 900 homes in five years

Argyll and Bute Council has approved a new housing strategy that sets out plans to build over 900 affordable homes over the next five years.

Published 1 December 2020

ACHA launches £6m energy efficiency programme for 633 homes

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has launched a £6 million energy efficiency programme for 633 homes in a funding partnership with Scottish and Southern Energy, the Scottish Government and Argyll and Bute Council.

Published 14 October 2020

Robin Currie takes the helm at Argyll and Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council has appointed Councillor Robin Currie as its new leader following Councillor Aileen Morton’s decision to move on from the role.

Published 29 September 2020