Monthly Archives: December 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Council misled by schools closure dodgy dossier.

Argyll & Bute councillors were deceived prior to their vote on their schools closure plans. One of the documents provided to them by officials had been “sexed up” to bolster the weak case for school closures. The paper quoted two studies to back the closures, but their authors have denied that their work came to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Fatal flaw in school closure plan

Released tonight, ARSN’s latest Press Release:
“Argyll & Bute Council’s plans to close 25 schools to save money contain a £9 million fatal flaw. The Scottish Government’s budget for 2010-11 offered council’s a reduced cut of 2.6% if they agreed to protect teacher’s jobs and pupil-teacher ratios in Primary 1, 2, and 3 classes.
“Argyll & Bute’s […]

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The weather outside is frightful. The snowmen are delightful!

Short of campaigners? Make some more to join the cause.
These new members joined us by the A83 holding our placards for passing motorists. We started getting reactions (tooted horns) before we’d even finished.
Excellent morale booster and got lots more people actively involved – with a huge snowball fight to finish.

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