- Candidates Supporting ARSN Statement Published!
- ARSN issues communique to all Candidates at Local Council Elections
- Vote Treshnish for RSPB’s Nature of Farming Award 2011
- ARSN Represented on Rural Schools Commission
- PRESS RELEASE – ARSN Collaboration with Opposition Groups for 2012 Elections
- PRESS RELEASE: ARSN Statement Endorsed by McGrigor, Rice and Russell
- Candidates Asked to Endorse ARSN Statement on Schools
- PRESS RELEASE: Parents’ Disbelief at Council Decision on Rural Schools
- PRESS RELEASE: Argyll parents lodge formal complaint about Council decision
- PRESS RELEASE: Argyll schools facing closure angered by moving goalposts
Category Archives: News
The Argyll Rural Schools Network (ARSN) welcome the encouraging signs of change in the Council’s hard-line stance on school closures in their stated intention to consult with stakeholders as part of the consideration of alternatives to closure. The Council’s proposals around mechanisms for pre-consultation may also be a step forward, providing that a sufficient lead […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
The pink diamonds are now available for download here.
After a hectic day protesting the schools consultation, the ARSN website launches.