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Rhu & Shandon Community Council

 Major ongoing issues: click on the links for more details

Masterplan for Rhu Marina/RNCYC

Update of felling in Highlandman and Torr Forests:/felling-in-highlandman-and-torr-forest

Local Plan 2/ldp2

 Battle for Alternate Route to Pier and Station Roads. The latest information is in the Update of felling above.  For Background/battle-for-alternate-logging-route 

Community Meeting on September 7th from 4pm to 8pm in Rhu and Shandon Community Centre organised by Scottish Woodlands.


The Community Council acts as your voice to

  • Argyll & Bute Council
  • Police
  • HM Naval Base
  • other public bodies.

The regulations govering the operation of Community Councils are contained in the following  documents:

There is  also a handbook for Community Councillors, published by A& B in March 2018 as a  supplement the above information.

These documents and other useful information can be found on the Community Councils page of the Arfyll and Bute website.


Under normal conditions, meetings, open to the public:     

  • take place in Rhu Village Hall
  • agenda and minutes are posted in
    •  Rhu Village Hall
    •  on this website.

 In addition to the members of the Community Council, the following are invited to attend

  • the three Councillors for Lomond North 
  • a representative of Police Scotland reports on local crimes:
    • phone: 101 for Helensburgh Office 
    • email:
  • an MOD representative who reports on Faslane activities. 

Our aim is to represent the views of the community.     

 If you have an issue you would like us to consider, you can 

  • use the Contact form below
  • contact a member of the Council
  • or better still, join a meeting

  Meetings for the year 2022-2023 be held at 7pm or 7.30 pm on: 

  •  August 9th 2023 at 7pm
  • October 11th 2023
  • December 13 2023
  • February 14th 2024
  • April 10th 2024 
  • AGM June 12th 2024: Rhu Village Hall- Start time 7pm
  • Regular Meeting June 12th 2024 immediately following AGM

We will continue to update the Newspage of this website and our Facebook page and send out Newsletters. If you would like to join the mailing list, please contact the Secretary

Contact Us

Webpages created for Community Councils

  • By Argyll and Bute
    • feedback on the content of this page to
  • By the Scottish Government
    • feedback on the content of this site to
  • There is also an independent website which has two associated Facebook pages, one for Community Councillors which is very active and another for anyone interested in the work of Community Councils. You can sign up to  these from the independent website link above.