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Controversial wrasse hatchery set for second public exhibition

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Marine Harvest have arranged another public meeting in a bid to further explain their decision making behind the proposed new factory at Lossit Point.

Read the full story in the May 27, 2016 edition of the Campbeltown Courier.


CalMac awarded contract - but Kintyre service continues to flounder

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Campbeltown ferry cancellations continued for another weekend, despite CalMac winning the west coast contract.

Read the full story in the May 27, 2016 edition of the Campbeltown Courier.


Town comes together to remember 50th anniversary of Quesada tragedy

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Services marked half a century since the tragic sinking of the Quesada, which included the remaining survivors unveiling a memorial cairn which was fund-raised for by the community.

Read the full story in the May 27, 2016 edition of the Campbeltown Courier.


CalMac wins £900M ferry contract

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Caledonian MacBrayne has won a new £900million contract to continue operating the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Network until 2024, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
State-owned CalMac and the private firm Serco had been competing to run the routes between the west coast mainland and the islands.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: ‘I’m very pleased to announce CalMac Ferries Ltd as our preferred bidder for the next Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services contract. ‘CalMac

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Campbeltown physio helps Leicester win premiership

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THE HEAD physiotherapist at the newly crowned English Premier League champions took his first steps in Campbeltown.

Read the full story in the May 13, 2016 edition of the Campbeltown Courier.




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