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Margaret celebrates 30 years at Glenbarr PO

post office glenbarr margaret sinclairMargaret Sinclair has completed 30 years working behind the post office counter in Glenbarr.

She also runs the village store business with husband Peter and it’s been in his family for more than 50 years.

Read Margaret’s story in the Campbeltown Courier,April 25 2014 –also on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Countdown to Viking invasion!

viking longship loch fyne festivalThe countdown is on for the first-ever Loch Fyne Viking Festival with the imminent completion of Mid Argyll’s first Viking longship.

Read more about the festival and the events planned in the Campbeltown Courier,April 25,2014 –also available on line at  www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Glenbarr farmer tells of monitor benefits

Duncan MacalisterAlthough the Kintyre monitor farm has completed its three-year term,monitor farmer Duncan Macalister of Glenbarr Farms is determined to continue to develop the initiatives that were introduced.

Mr Macalister admitted that being the monitor farmer for the area had given him ‘a right good boot up the backside’.

Read more about what he has achieved as a result of being a monitor farmer in the Campbeltown Courier,April 25 2014 –also available on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Record entry for Kintyre ultra-marathon

Kintyre WayThe annual Kintyre Way Ultra-Marathon has attracted a record breaking entry this year with numbers up by more than 50 per cent on last year.

Saturday,May 10 will see 145 runners attempt the tough challenge on the varied terrain of the Kintyre Way running from the north to the south of the Kintyre peninsula.

Read more about the race in the Campbeltown Courier,April 25 2014 –also available on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Building a better way of life in Gambia - Campbeltown Grammar report

gambia campbeltown grammar schoolEach week the Campbeltown Courier has published a  report on the recent Gambia trip by students and staff at Campbeltown Grammar.

In the Campbeltown Courier April 18 2014,teacher James Farren tells of the success of the building work carried out to improve the studying environment for young Gambian children:

‘Having completed all their previous tasks,the CGS students set off up country to Kalaji district,a journey of about two and a half hours into the heart of the continent,to tackle their final big project –the construction of some structures for the children of Kalaji primary school and district.’

Read the full report and others in the Campbeltown Courier,out every Friday and available on line at www.campebltowncourier.co.uk/digital


Has enough been done to ensure the A83 stays open,given the landslide risks?

  • No (91%,92 Votes)
  • Yes (9%,9 Votes)

Total Voters:101

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