Join­ing forces to fix roads

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

ARGYLL and Bute Coun­cil is to join forces with other lo­cal au­thor­i­ties on a pro­ject aimed at im­prov­ing roads main­te­nance.

The deal will see eight coun­cils work to­gether and could in­clude shar­ing staff, equip­ment and prop­er­ties.

The aim is to use shared re­sources to en­hance the coun­cil’s re­pair and main­te­nance ser­vice for the ben­e­fit of lo­cal res­i­dents, busi­nesses and visitors, and to re­duce costs.

It is to be called the North­ern Roads Col­lab­o­ra­tion Fo­rum and will in­clude Aberdeen City, Aberdeen­shire, An­gus, Comhar­lie nan Eilean Siar and Mo­ray coun­cils.

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