ARGYLL & Bute Council have chosen a dozen events that will share £113,000 of funding aimed at increasing the appeal of Argyll & Bute as a ‘World Class Tourist Destination’.

Included in the payout in the ‘under £5,000 category’ are West Highland Yachting Week (£3,600) and Tarbert, Loch Fyne which hosts the CCC Scottish Series (£2,160).

Biggest beneficiary is the Cowal Highland Gathering (£49,107).