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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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Meeting with Cllrs Morton, Hay and Colville

[ November 30, 2010; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] There will be a meeting at Southend Primary School with Cllrs Morton, Hay and Colville where they probably hope to unveil their strategy for explaining why they voted to take all the schools to “consultation”. We’ll submit a report as a news item after the event.

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ARSN Members can now submit News and Events

Simply click on the News button and options to submit news or events appear. Click on the appropriate one, and fill in the form. The submission will be moderated, and then published.

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ARSN Meeting [CANCELLED]

[ December 8, 2010; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Meeting in Lochgilphead, venue to be announced.

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Badges for Print and Web on ARSN.org

The pink diamonds are now available for download here.

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ARSN website launches

After a hectic day protesting the schools consultation, the ARSN website launches.

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