Jim Halfpenny, of the West Dunbartonshire EIS branch, said: “Extensive and regular cleaning of schools will be absolutely crucial for the health and safety of pupils and staff.
Brendan O’Sullivan, Scotland TranServ’s area manager, said: “The A82 is an essential route connecting Glasgow and the Central Belt with Dumbarton, Loch Lomond and the North. As such it is used by emergency services, freight, retail and delivery traffic as part of their essential working.
He said: “I was nervous like other people who have cancer on what the delay meant. But going into hospital, my mind was taken off the COVID situation. Everyone from the support staff right through to the nursing team and surgeon made me feel safe and never felt at risk.”
Many of the violent incidents are triggered by refusal of sale when a customer cannot prove their age when purchasing age-restricted products like alcohol or tobacco.
Some believe singing isn’t the problem – but rather, the close contact. Fluid mechanics expert, Professor Christian Kähler, of the American Military University, conducted a study of droplet spread at concerts and found singing to be “quite safe”.
The Leader of Argyll and Bute Council, Councillor Aileen Morton, said: “We are committed to creating a sustainable future for Argyll and Bute and we are working hard to deliver the Climate Change (Scotland) Act and enhance the area’s contribution to addressing this global issue.