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Three local heroes have been given the highest accolade for bravery.

The undoubted hero of the hour on November 1, 2015 was Terry Smith, who waded into the icy waters of the Clyde to rescue three young children trapped in a car upside down in the water.

 

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immediate action for A83

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Welcome news today as BEAR Scotland has announced further resurfacing investment of £1.5m to address trunk road surface deterioration.


And the A83 is one of the priorities, after a focus group’s reports of daily incidents of burst tyres and ongoing deterioration of the road surface along the route.

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LOCH FYNE SEARCH SCALED BACK FOR THE NIGHT

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THE search for two fishermen missing after their boat capsized in Loch Fyne has been scaled back, and is set to resume tomorrow (Saturday) morning.

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LOCH FYNE SEARCH CONTINUES

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A FULL search for two missing fishermen resumed at 8am this morning (Friday) after their trawler capsized and sank last night on Loch Fyne.

 

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Charity chief resigns after investigation

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altThe chief of a local charity has resigned after an investigation by its board, which reported ‘one of the most challenging years’ for its staff.

Argyll and Bute Third Sector Interface, which has offices in Dunoon, Oban, Bowmore, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown and Helensburgh, said ‘there have been ongoing investigations into some aspects of the management and governance of the charity’.

A statement added: "As the board of a charity and one funded by public money, we had a responsibility to ensure that the findings of these investigations were comprehensively reviewed, and as a result Argyll and Bute TSI disciplinary procedures were instigated."

 

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