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November 2005

Friday, November 11, 2005

Rothesay Academy Library given special Council award - Webmaster @ 11:39 GMT

A video-conferencing project initiated by Rothesay Academy Library, and involving seven Argyll and Bute high schools where pupils were participating in the Carnegie ‘shadowing’ programme, has received special recognition in the Internal Council Awards Scheme promoted by the Argyll and Bute Council. In a special school assembly, Rothesay Academy’s Librarian received a special plaque in recognition of initiating the video-conferencing project which, for two successive years, has enabled pupils from the participating schools to share their thoughts in a joint discussion forum. Also at the assembly, participating Academy pupils received certificates acknowledging their having read all six of the books on the short list for the annual Carnegie Medal Book Award.

Monday, November 07, 2005

Success for local young piper - Webmaster @ 10:06 GMT
Isle of Bute junior piper Neall Sinclair has won, for the second successive year, the Intermediate Category at the Army Cadet Force Piping and Drumming Competition held at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh, and involving cadets from right across Scotland. The Buteman

New Isle of Bute housing development approved - Webmaster @ 09:48 GMT
A private sector housing development comprising 20 detached houses, 4 blocks of six flats each, and a caretaker's home, has been given planning permission by the Bute and Cowal Area Committee of the Argyll and Bute Council. The Buteman

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