Bear Scotland, who manage the road, said a large landslip around 200m above the carriageway occurred after the heavy rain created a “fan effect” down multiple water channels some of which reached the roadside.
Thousands of patients have had their operations cancelled, chronic pain clinics are closed and people are losing hope of ever getting their health back, according to Jackie Baillie MSP for Dumbarton, Vale of Leven and Helensburgh.
The company, which has 1,500 UK outlets, including a number in West Dunbartonshire and Argyll and Bute, said it did not expect customers to return in the numbers seen before the Covid-19 pandemic.
WH Smith, which has a busy store in Helenbsurgh, said revenues plunged by 85% as the coronavirus lockdown resulted in a “significant hit” to trading.
‘Even in the darkest moments, when people would have been forgiven for having no hope, John made peace visible for others’
A public conservation body which has received millions of pounds to restore Scotland’s peat bogs is allowing commercial peat extraction on its own land, The Ferret can reveal.