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Kintyre Way brings in extra miles and cash

Kintyre Way last section openedThe Kintyre Way is now worth £800,000 a year to the local economy, it has been revealed.

The Way celebrated the completion of its Kintyre 100 Project to give walkers an additional section from Dunaverty to Campbeltown.

See the Campbeltown Courier, March 27 2015 for the full story. Also available online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Delight as Mull of Kintyre cheese back on supermarket shelves

Mull of Kintyre cheese back on the shelvesMull of Kintyre cheese is back on sale in Campbeltown’s Co-op and Tesco for the first time in years.

And customers could not be more delighted.

Read the full story behind its reintroduction in the Campbeltown Courier, March 27 2015, also available online.

Records fall at Argyll Sports Hall Athletics final

sportshall athletics championsMore than 100 young athletes converged in Oban for the Argyll final of Sports Hall Athletics.

The county event was the last of five competitions held in Argyll over the winter months, promoted by Mid Argyll Athletic Club.

During four hours of intense competition at Atlantis Leisure, some Kintyre youngsters were among those who excelled.

See the full report in the Campbeltown Courier, March 27 2015, which is also available online from the same date.

Springbank toasts living wage

living wage at springbankStaff at Springbank Distillery were toasting some good news this week when it became the first distillery in Scotland to enshrine the living wage.

Distillery owner J andA Mitchell is also the first Argyll-based company to be credited under the scheme.

See more in the Campbeltown Courier, March 27 2015, also available online.





Mum saves family as room fills with smoke

Mother saves family from fireA family of four had a lucky escape when smoke filled part of their Campbeltown flat early on Sunday morning.
Jelena Manders woke dizzy and struggling to breath when the master bedroom she was sharing with her husband and son filled with acrid smoke.

Read more about their lucky escape in the Campbeltown Courier, March 20 2015, also available online.


Has Kintyre reached saturation point for wind turbines?

  • Yes (75%, 9 Votes)
  • No (25%, 3 Votes)

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