Is­lands event is hailed a suc­cess

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

A SPE­CIAL event that brought to­gether Ar­gyll and Bute’s is­lands com­mu­ni­ties was a real suc­cess.

Around 70 peo­ple at­tended Is­land Con­nec­tions – or­gan­ised by Ar­gyll and Bute Coun­cil – which was held on Seil Is­land, to share best prac­tice and learn how com­mu­ni­ties are ad­dress­ing is­sues that can af­fect is­land life.

Del­e­gates heard from the Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment, High­lands and Is­lands En­ter­prise, the Scot­tish Am­bu­lance Ser­vice, Health and So­cial Care Part­ner­ship, the Scot­tish Fu­tures Trust and the coun­cil.

Speak­ers in­cluded the Mull and Iona Com­mu­nity Trust, Ar­gyll and Bute Coast and Coun­try­side Trust, Bute Is­land Al­liance, and Ross of Mull and Iona Com­mu­nity Trans­port Scheme.

All the pre­sen­ta­tions will be made avail­able on the coun­cil’s web­site.

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