Argyll and Bute Council



Housing minister praises Link’s Dunbeg development

Representatives from Link, Argyll and Bute Council and West Highland Housing Association (WWHA) welcomed the minister for local government and housing for Scotland, Kevin Stewart, to a sod cutting event at Link’s Dunbeg development in Oban this week.

Published 22 January 2019

Councillor cuts sod for new ACHA homes in Kilmartin

Councillor Donnie MacMillan BEM cut the turf to start Argyll Community Housing Association’s new build development in the village of Kilmartin in Mid Argyll.

Published 16 January 2019

Funding approved for Argyll and Bute energy efficiency improvements

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded funding to help residents make energy efficiency improvements to their properties, such as external/internal wall insulation, underfloor insulation, cavity wall insulation and loft insulation.

Published 16 January 2019

Argyll and Bute empty homes officer wins prestigious award

Argyll and Bute Council's empty homes officer, Kelly Ferns, has been named Outstanding Individual at the Howdens Scottish Empty Homes Champions of the Year Awards for her commitment and dedication to empty homes work.

Published 29 November 2018

Local schools assisted by Argyll Community Housing Association initiative

A panel made up of staff from Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) and Argyll and Bute Council has completed an evaluation of applications from Argyll and Bute schools for an award from ACHA’s Schools Award Scheme.

Published 31 October 2018

BBC Scotland’s Glenn Campbell opens ACHA’s 350th new home

Argyll Community Housing Association’s (ACHA) 350th new home was officially opened on Islay by BBC Scotland personality Glenn Campbell.

Published 8 October 2018

Link gets green light to deliver 300 affordable homes in Dunbeg

A major development of 300 affordable homes in Dunbeg has been approved by Argyll and Bute Council’s planning committee.

Published 29 August 2018

Argyll and Bute housing service exceeds annual targets

Argyll and Bute Council’s housing services team brought a total of 55 empty homes back into use last year – double the annual target.

Published 29 August 2018

£1.6m energy efficiency grant secured for Argyll and Bute residents

Argyll and Bute Council has secured a grant worth around £1.6m to help make energy efficiency improvements in local homes.

Published 23 July 2018

Views sought on Simplified Planning Zones for Argyll and Bute

Residents are being invited to find out more information and submit their views over plans to introduce Simplified Planning Zones (SPZ) in Argyll and Bute.

Published 1 June 2018

Work begins to protect businesses and create homes in Campbeltown

It will be business as usual for some of Campbeltown’s best-known shops and businesses as a £0.5 million refurbishment project, facilitated by Argyll and Bute Council, begins.

Published 27 April 2018

Argyll Community Housing Association reveals 2018/19 investment plans

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has announced plans to invest £24.5 million in its existing stock and its new build programme during 2018/19.

Published 29 March 2018

Argyll and Bute public information event to give advice on housing issues

A public information event is being held by Argyll and Bute Council to give advice on housing issues.

Published 9 February 2018

Council completes sale of former Hermitage Academy site in Helensburgh

Construction work to deliver 95 new homes at the former Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh is to start within the next few weeks after the site was sold to a national housebuilder.

Published 6 December 2017

Funding boost for Argyll and Bute housing development

Argyll and Bute Council has been awarded £1.9 million from the Scottish Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund to upgrade Kirk Road.

Published 5 December 2017