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Tobermory, and the wider community of Mull, will be relieved this week to hear that discussions around the controversial plans announced for Glen Iosal sheltered housing complex three months ago appeared to have had a positive outcome.

In July around 100 people gathered at the home to protest against proposed cuts to its warden provision. At that time the HSCP was looking to withdraw funding from the Trust Housing Association, the organisation that runs the care home which would have resulted in warden support at the 25-flat complex being cut from 35 hours to 25. Following this the Save Glen Iosal Steering Committee was set up and a petition that was launched which quickly garnered over 1000 signatures.

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