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  Argyll and Bute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Argyll and Bute (Earra-Ghaidheal agus Bòd in Gaelic) is both one of 32 unitary council areas; and a Lieutenancy Area in Scotland.
Argyll and Bute merged together the Argyll district and one ward of the Dumbarton district.
The council area includes most of the county of Argyll (Argyll minus the Morvern area, north of Mull, which became become part of the Highland region in 1975), part of the county of Bute (the Isle of Bute) and part of the county of Dunbartonshire (the Helensburgh and Lomond ward).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Argyll_and_Bute   (411 words)

 Strathclyde - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the region with the largest land area in the country, with a population in excess of 2 million and an area stretching from the Highlands to the Southern Uplands.
Strathclyde was a Brythonic kingdom, while Argyll was the heartland of the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata having been taken over, probably from Picts.
Bute and Arran were Brythonic until appropriated by Dál Riata, then by Scandinavians.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Strathclyde   (296 words)

 Bute - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Bute island in the Firth of Clyde, south-western Scotland, separated from the mainland by a narrow, winding strait called the Kyles of Bute.
Argyll and Bute (unitary authority), unitary authority, west-central Scotland, bordered to the north by Highland unitary authority; to the east by...
Argyll and Bute (parliamentary constituency), United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in western Scotland, bordered by Dunbartonshire West,...
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 umwelt-fuks Agenda 21 in Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute is an area of exceptional environmental importance - we have a combination of outstanding landscapes and the richest biodiversity in Britain.
Argyll and Bute is now among the leaders in Scotland in addressing this issue.
For example, the coastal waters of Argyll and Bute are a marine environment of great importance: it should be possible to manage this marine resource for the benefit of all coastal communities.
www.umwelt-fuks.de /dokuagendaargyll.html   (2916 words)

 Argyll and Bute Area Waste Plan
Approximately 0.5% of Scottish arisings of construction and demolition waste were generated in Argyll and Bute in 2000.
The estimated tonnage of waste tyres arising in 1999 in Scotland was 32,000 tonnes.
Arisings in Argyll and Bute were estimated to be 630 tonnes, which equates to some 57,000 tyres, or approximately 2% of the total.
www.sepa.org.uk /nws/areas/argyll_bute/awp/4.4.html   (1006 words)

 Argyll and Bute - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bute, island in the Firth of Clyde, southwestern Scotland, separated from the mainland by a narrow, winding strait called the Kyles of Bute.
Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 10th Earl and 1st Duke of
Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 10th Earl and 1st Duke of (1651?-1703), Scottish nobleman, son of the 9th earl.
encarta.msn.com /Argyll+and+Bute.html   (107 words)

 Argyll and Bute Scotland through time | Local history overview for the District/Unitary Authority
Argyll and Bute is a District/Unitary Authority in Scotland.
In 1801 Argyll and Bute's total population was 78,194.
The modern boundaries of Argyll and Bute shown on 19th and 20th century maps.
www.visionofbritain.org.uk /GBH_match_page.jsp?ons=Argyll+and+Bute   (264 words)

 Argyll & Bute Area Waste Plan
During 2004/05, Argyll and Bute Council joined the Glasgow Clyde Valley Strategic Options Group with the aim of partnership working with the neighbouring Waste Strategy Area Group to develop options for dealing with the residual waste stream in the Helensburgh and Lomond area into long-term strategic proposals to meet the Landfill Directive’s targets.
Recycling centres and points in Argyll and Bute have been branded with decals produced by SWAG as part of the national campaign to standardise signage at recycling centres and points.
Argyll and Bute Regional Environmental Educational Forum Fairs for 2004 were held on 7/8 May in Mull and 20/21 September in Dunoon.
www.sepa.org.uk /nws/guidance/annual_reports0405/argylbute/3.html   (3557 words)

 Visit Argyll & Bute
Argyll and Bute in the Highlands of Scotland is the perfect destination for a self catering holiday this year.
Argyll and Bute on the west coast of Scotland also has some great scenery and a fantastic range of self catering holiday cottages.
Argyll and Bute also has some wonderful mountains, fantastic seascapes and a glorious coastline, not to mention idyllic islands.
www.toadholidays.co.uk   (630 words)

 Festivals Guide - Argyll & Bute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argyll and Bute has a wide variety of festivals across the area covering all musical tastes as well as traditional dance, poetry, drama, puppetry and visual arts.
Argyll and Bute is one of the many areas in Scotland that takes part in the annual Puppet Animation Festival, featuring puppeteers from Britain and abroad performing in council venues, community halls and schools.
The Mid Argyll Festival advances, promotes and encourages generally by means of the performing and competitive movement the study and practice of the art of music, speech and dance in all its branches.
www.hi-arts.co.uk /festivals_argyll_bute.htm   (842 words)

 Argyll & Bute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She is the chair of Bute branch of the SNP and represents Bute Central on Argyll and Bute Council.
She is also a member of Bute and Cowal Area Committee, Education NPDO Project Board, the Housing Stock Transfer and the Public Service and Licensing Committee.
She is currently working to get Argyll and Bute Council to take on the Fairtrade agenda of a fair price for farmers for their goods.
www.alba.org.uk /nextge/argyll.html   (466 words)

 Mid-Argyll, Cowal & Bute area profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The island of Bute lies to the south of Cowal in the Kyles of Bute.
The combined population of the three areas is approximately 28,000 with the principal settlements being Dunoon (Cowal), the largest town in the AIE area with around 9,000 inhabitants, Rothesay (Bute) with a population of 6,000 and the contiguous towns of Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig in Mid-Argyll which have a combined population of 3,500.
Bute - In addition to the Victoria Hospital in Rothesay arrangements are in place for patients to receive hospital treatment in Glasgow as required.
www.hie.co.uk /aie/midargyll.html   (830 words)

 Argyll & Bute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argyll & Bute is practically unchanged since 1983 when the island of Bute was added to the old Argyll seat.
Argyll & Bute is that political rarity - a Liberal Democrat/ Scottish National Party contest where the two main London-based parties are trailing.
In the Scottish election of 1999, the new Liberal banner man in Argyll & Bute was George Lyon, a farmer on Rothesay on the isle of Bute who was President of the Scottish branch of the National Farmers Union.
www.alba.org.uk /scot03constit/h01.html   (2312 words)

 Argyll and Bute in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If you run a website that covers "Argyll and Bute in Scotland" and are based in Scotland you can submit your details for free in our Argyll and Bute in Scotland section.
Amalgamation of the former Argyll and Bute District Council, part of the former Dumbarton District Council, the old Argyll and part of the old Dumbarton sub-regions of Strathclyde Regional Council.
Argyll and Bute is represented by Liberal Democrats in Holyrood, Westminster, Europe and on the Council.
scotland-pages.me.uk /Scotland/Argyll_and_Bute   (340 words)

 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Scotland: Argyll and Bute
Argyll and Bute Council - Amalgamation of the former Argyll and Bute District Council, part of the former Dumbarton District Council, the old Argyll and part of the old Dumbarton sub-regions of Strathclyde Regional Council.
Argyll and Bute Liberal Democrats - Argyll and Bute is represented by Liberal Democrats in Holyrood, Westminster, Europe and on the Council.
Argyll and the Islands Enterprise - Local enterprise company which aims to support businesses and broaden the skills base of the area.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Scotland/Argyll_and_Bute   (342 words)

 Argyll and Bute holiday cottages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argyll begins at the outer limits of Glasgow, with part of Scotland's first National Park - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs.
Argyll is the birthplace of the Scottish nation - first established as the Kingdom of Dalriada in 500AD - with Dunadd Fort eventually crowning the first King of a unified country, Kenneth MacAlpine, in 843AD.
Argyll is also the birthplace of the Gaelic language in Scotland, through the people who came there from the north of Ireland to found the Kingdom of Dalriada.
www.cottagedirect.co.uk /cottage-holidays/16-holiday-cottages-Argyll-and-Bute.html   (529 words)

 Rural Housing Service - Case Study: Argyll & Bute
Bute HA also suggested Dunoon, Lochgoilhead and Tighnabruaich as areas with poor housing conditions and high elderly populations.
Bute Housing Association and Bute Community Links also emphasised the concentration of poor housing conditions on Bute in the private rented sector and in tenemental properties.
The Argyll Islands Housing Study suggests that Mull has a serious problem with BTS and housing in disrepair with a particular concentration of BTS in the Ross of Mull.
www.ruralhousingscotland.org /case/argyll/page3.htm   (759 words)

 Argyll and Bute Council - TODAY IN ARGYLL AND BUTE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each week we publish the best photographs of Argyll and Bute that we have been sent in.
The Tarbert youth group in partnership with the Tarbert village hall committee are holding a Tunnock’s Teacake eating challenge to help raise funds for the refurbishment of the village hall and to build a dedicated youth premises for the young people of Tarbert.
Argyll and Bute Council is not responsible for the content of external websites
www.argyll-bute.gov.uk   (418 words)

 Argyll & Bute SNP - Jim Mather MSP - Scottish National Party
Argyll and Bute SNP - Jim Mather MSP - Scottish National Party
A country where the senior citizens receive a just and fair pension, where our young people are able to live and work in their country of birth, where education is free for everyone no matter what your background and a country that is welcoming to all regardless of ethnic origin, colour of skin or religion.
The Argyll and Bute Constituency Association is affiliated to the Scottish National Party
www.argyll-snp.com   (155 words)

 Category:Argyll and Bute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is Argyll and Bute.
There are 14 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
[+] Mountains and hills of Argyll and Bute
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Argyll_and_Bute   (89 words)

 Argyll and Bute Council - Education
At secondary school level, Argyll and Bute has an impressive average of over 90% of pupils achieving at least five standard grades at foundation, general or credit level and an average of over 20% of pupils achieving three Higher grades or more.
National test results place the schools in Argyll and Bute at the top end of Scottish attainment.
Childcare in Argyll and Bute is available in many forms from childminders, playgroups, nurseries, afterschool clubs and parent and toddler groups.
www.argyll-bute.gov.uk /content/education/?s=797&a=0   (302 words)

 ARGYLL AND BUTE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argyll and the Western Isles, HMSO - This series provides an introduction to the archaeological heritage of Scotland, detailing the story of one part of the country.
The county of Argyll covers a huge area of land and sea.
The Isle of Bute (Pevensey Island Guides), Norman Newton - Designed for the discerning tourist and island devotee, the "Pevensey Island Guide to Bute" describes everything the visitor needs to know about the island's heritage, landscape, climate, flora and fauna.
www.bestwalks.com /argyll_other.htm   (599 words)

 Argyll & Bute
Argyll and Bute covers a wide and dramatic area of the west of Scotland embracing a vast coastal scenery, high peaks and some lovely islands.
Many tourists to Scotland miss out on Argyll and Bute because they head for some of the better known destinations such as Fort William, Inverness and Aviemore.
If you are able to visit Argyll and Bute outside the summer peak period you will feel as if you have the whole place to yourself.
www.toadholidays.co.uk /html/argyll___bute.html   (168 words)

 Glorious Gardens of Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Himalayan primulas do well in Argyll and can be seen in large drifts in many gardens.
We owe a great debt to David Douglas who botanized in North America and sent back seed which was to change the face of Britain.
Also on Bute is a fine collection of cacti at Ardencraig.
www.gardens-of-argyll.co.uk   (566 words)

 Self Catering Lodges Cabins Scotland Dunoon Argyll
Yet Argyll, Cowal and Bute offer you the most populated area of lochs and walkways, spectacular scenery, botanic gardens, castles and wildlife in Scotland and, because it is off the beaten tourist track, a very peaceful and relaxing place in which to stay.
The Cowal peninsula and Argyll Forest Park, some 54,000 acres, offer you a wide range of sporting activities including golf, fishing, various pleasure cruises, mountain-biking, cycling, organised horse riding and of course sailing and other water-based sports.
Captivating Bute, once the island retreat of Scottish kings, lies at the heart of the Firth of Clyde, and is the favourite destination of the famous 'Waverley', the last seagoing paddle steamer in the world.
www.whistlefieldlodges.co.uk   (2110 words)

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