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08/07/2019

Funding Boost For Argyll And Bute Projects

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Three projects across the Argyll and Bute region have been boosted with funding from the Scottish government.

The schemes were awarded a share of £1.2 million under the government's Town Centre Fund.

Oban's Rockfield Centre will be allocated £90,000, while £44,000 has been earmarked for the Oban Town Centre interpretation signage. A further £150,000 was approved for the first phase of the Tobermory Harbour and Public Realm enhancements in Mull.

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Councillor Elaine Robertson, Chair of the Oban, Lorn and the Isles Area Committee, said: "We have considered fully how best to use this funding for the OLI area and all members of the area committee have agreed that these three projects should be awarded the funds that they need. This is great news for the OLI area and I look forward to seeing the work come to fruition. Going forward, we will look to identify other potential sources of funding for enhancements to Oban's Mossfield Stadium."

This announcement follows last month's news that eight other projects across Argyll and Bute have also been allocated a share of the fund.

(CM/JG)

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