Community councils are required to be established by local authorities. They are the most local tier of statutory representation in Scotland. They bridge the gap between local authorities and communities and help to make public bodies aware of the opinions and needs of the communities they represent.
Administrative Areas used by Argyll and Bute Council for administering services. The council area is divided into four administrative areas: Bute and Cowal; Helensburgh and Lomond; Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands; Oban, Lorn and the Isles
Electoral Wards in Argyll and Bute Council - the divisions of the area used to elect local councillors. Each ward has three or four councillors