Pippa Milne, Chief Executive, Argyll & Bute Council

For me, Argyll has to be the best place to have been in lockdown. Needless to say I had to keep working but to do this from a fantastic location, often sitting outside with my laptop and being able to walk the dogs at 6am every morning along the Crinan Canal and not even having to think about social distancing helped a lot.

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Emma Glenegedale

Emma Clark, Islay

Owner of Glenegedale House shares her special story about the Islay community spirit. During lockdown, I worked as part of the ‘recovery group’ which supported the Isle of Islay in coping with the pandemic. As travel providers weren’t going to be taking anyone who showed corona symptoms, we had to, as a business, think of ways we could deal with it on the island.