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Take a weekly screenshot of your online energy account

MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has urged households to take a screenshot of their online energy account now in case their provider goes bust. His warning comes after six energy suppliers ceased trading this month as the price firms pay for gas and electricity soars to new highs. https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2021/09/martin-lewis–screen-grab-your-energy-account-before-the-firm-go

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Discussing Accessibility in Argyll & Bute

Disability Equality Scotland is looking for new members for Access Panels in Argyll & Bute, to promote inclusive design and accessibility in the area. In this meeting, they hope to attract new members and discuss a plan for the year ahead. They will provide a more in-depth overview of the…

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Virtual Islands Summit

The Virtual Islands Summit was held this year focusing on Climate Action Post-Pandemic Recovery Blue Economy Clean Energy Transition Circular Economy Diversity & Inclusion ‘Sharing Knowledge For Resilient, Sustainable And Prosperous Islands Worldwide’  

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Read the open letter to Crofting Commissioners

A member of the Community Council has been involved in this project.

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PAID POSITION – we urgently need a Minutes Secretary!

Mull Community Council has a vacancy for a Minutes Secretary. This is a paid position, £50 per meeting and we meet once a month by zoom, so no travelling required. Meetings are at 7pm on the first Wednesday of every month. There’s a wide range of important local topics covered…

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Energy Efficient Scotland

The Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme is available to eligible households in our area. The scheme is funded by the Scottish Government and is facilitated by Argyll and Bute Council.  The scheme offers insulation measures to make homes warmer, reduce energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. Measures are installed…

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Argyll and Bute – the UK’s first net zero region?

Plans are progressing for local events that will support the aims of the global climate change conference planned in Glasgow later this year. Included is an event in Helensburgh that will raise the question – what do we need to do to make Argyll and Bute the UK’s first net…

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Outdoor learning in Argyll and Bute

Hobbit houses, campfires and water walls are just some of the fun outdoor learning activities that children will get to experience as a result of Argyll and Bute’s new Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings and the ongoing expansion of an existing unit on Mull. Willowview in Oban and Silverbirch in Dunoon, both run by Argyll…

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Argyll and Bute loves local business

Local businesses are being encouraged to find out how a new gift card scheme, approved by Argyll and Bute Council today, could help them. The aim of the Argyll and Bute Loves Local Gift Card initiative is to encourage local shopping, drive footfall to community businesses and keep spend local…