A convoy system is in place and Bear said it would be open round-the-clock “subject to weather conditions”. Drivers are also being advised that ferry options are also available via Western and CalMac Ferries.
The report noted that progress had been made in St Andrews and Edinburgh despite “difficult circumstances”, including the prior management of the diocese by Cardinal Keith O’Brien. Cardinal O’Brien stood down in February 2013 after admitting sexual misconduct and was replaced by Archbishop Leo Cushley.
The hospital’s Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit (IPCU) has gained the Quality Network for Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit. Patients in the unit have severe and complex mental illnesses.
More than 90 young people from across Oban and Lorn had an informative and fun day out when they attended an ‘Under the Sea’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) event at The Ocean Explorer Centre in Dunbeg.
Responding to the SIMD research, Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell said more than £1.4bn had been invested in helping low-income households in 2018-19, with ministers also set to bring in the new £10-a-week Scottish Child Payment for poorer families from the end of 2020.
“It really was a frantic couple of hours. We did our very best to retrieve the money. At the end of the day Tony and I saved the day for an old pensioner and it made us feel good.”