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Southend Highland Games cancelled

gamesOrganisers of Southend Highland Games were forced to cancel this year’s event after the village games field was turned into a construction site. The hugely popular showcase of athletics, piping and Highland dancing from Kintyre and beyond, due to be
held on Saturday, July 25 this year and stretching back to the 1930s, has been wiped from the Kintyre calendar. Huge
tyre tracks have been left across the games field from construction lorries heading to and from the nearby Dunaverty Village Hall.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, May 22, 2015. Also available online.

Green light for Sunday flights

sundayflightsAir passengers in Kintyre can look forward to a Sunday link with Glasgow for the second summer running.
One return flight from Campbeltown Airport to Glasgow International Airport will operate every Sunday from mid-June until the
end of September, in keeping with last year’s summer service.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, May 22, 2015. Also available online.

Spirits are high at Glen Scotia Distillery

glenscotiaA Campbeltown distillery is aiming to put itself back on the world whisky map – and the man in charge cannot wait to see it unfold.
Iain McAlister, manager at Glen Scotia for the past eight years, believes the distillery has a bright future under the Loch Lomond
Group, which took over the brand in March last year.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, May 22, 2015. Also available online.

Clean up sees town 'spring' into life

cleanupA group of volunteers swept through Campbeltown Sunday ahead of a bustling week for the town. Fifteen hardy volunteers
took part, collecting eight bags of rubbish, numerous sandbags, traffic cones, and even a fridge in a bid to clean up the town just days before the Campbeltown Malts Festival and week before the 10th annual Mull of Kintyre Run.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, May 22, 2015. Also available online.

 

Six of the best as 'Dale lift league cup

carradalevsinchinnanvalleyCARRADALE are on the treble hunt after a storming league cup victory of rivals Inchinnan Valley.

The East Kintyre side travelled to Shettleston FC’s ground in the east of Glasgow knowing they had already secured a trophy after finishing on top of their league split.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, May 22, 2015. Also available online.




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