This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 8th December 2016 > Planning in Argyll and Bute is chaotic

Planning in Argyll and Bute is chaotic

Sir,

I was pleased to see the coverage given to the hugely important issue of town and country planning in The Oban Times.

However, planning chaos is nothing new in Argyll and Bute. It has been rampant since planning responsibilities were given to the council. And it is one of the things which ensures that Argyll and Bute Council will never win the respect of people whom it exists to serve.

We can see that prior to Argyll and Bute Council we had excellent planning in our town and villages. Those who took on the task at that time clearly approached planning from a position of respect and responsibility for both the people and the place.

With Argyll and Bute Council, the respect and responsibility have evaporated and the result is what we see all around us. Personally, I am sitting here watching so-called developers systematically exploit and ruin this village. And all with the enthusiastic encouragement of the planning department.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 8th December 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 8th December 2016
$1.49
Or 149 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.02 per issue
SAVE
32%
$52.99
Or 5299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.08 per issue
SAVE
28%
$27.99
Or 2799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Local news, leisure and sport

Other Articles in this Issue


HAY