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Executive Head Teachers

Argyll and Bute Council has brought forward proposals to significantly change the leadership structure of schools throughout the county, which may well have far-reaching implications. In short, Argyll & Bute Council propose to group schools into ‘collectives’ led by Executive Head Teacher teams. The Community Council held a special public…

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Key Worker Accommodation

Mull & Iona Community Trust (MICT) has completed a survey of local organisations and businesses about worker accommodation, which has confirmed the urgent need for accessible accommodation on the islands.

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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee June 2022

The Lord Lieutenant has written encouraging communities to hold events celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and asking for information about events to be shared. Please see the letter from the Lord Lieutenant.

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National Planning Framework (NPF4)

The Scottish Government published for consultation a National Framework intended to guide local planning decisions and strategic investment across Scotland. Mull Community Council sent a considered response, see below. .

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Election Hustings

Candidates standing for election to Argyll & Bute Council at the election on 5 May will attend Zoom hustings for the Isle of Mull community on Wednesday 27 April starting at 7.00pm. Please check the MICT website for joining details. Gopi Ageer (Labour) | Henry Drummond Boswell (Lib Dem) |…

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Using the Bank Van

RBS operates the only bank van that continues to serve the island, although it does not presently visit the Ross. This useful service visits Mull on Tuesday’s calling at Dervaig (Bellachroy, 11.40-12.10) Tobermory Car Park (1345-1430) Salen Spar Shop (1455-1525) Craignure Ferry Terminal (1545-1615)

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Help with transport costs for medical appointments

The Highlands & Islands Patient Travel Scheme can provide financial assistance to all patients in the area who live more than 30 miles from the hospital they are attending, although patients have to pay the first £10 themselves.  The Scheme may also be able  to help with overnight stay costs where…

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Consultation on School Leadership

Argyll and Bute Council has brought forward proposals to significantly change the leadership structure of schools throughout the county, which may well have far-reaching implications.  In short, Argyll & Bute Council propose to group schools into ‘collectives’ led by Executive Head Teacher teams.   The Mull Community Council is holding a special Public…

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Meetings of the Community Council

Monthly meetings of the Community Council are currently held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7.00pm.  Due to Covid, meetings are currently held remotely via Zoom and livestreamed on Facebook.  The Community Council is a statutory body whose role is to channel the opinions of the local community…