Are rural areas under attack?

The Editor of the De tha Dol? asked me to provide an update, for this month’s edition,  about a variety of issues affecting the peninsula communities, It seems as though the rural areas in the West Highlands are facing many challenges, when it comes to the provision of vital public services. These are my thoughts on…

Corran Ferry Fares – Urgent Action Needed

On Thursday, councillors will discuss the final proposals for an inflation-busting increase of fares on the Corran Ferry. Although, it’s an improvement on the crazy proposals produced earlier this year, in reality it heavily penalises anyone who travels on the ferry on a regular basis. Those buying the book of 30-discounted tickets will be paying…