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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

Outrage as Whitehouse wind farm decision overturned

freasdail wind farmThe Scottish Government’s decision to grant planning permission for a controversial wind farm –originally rejected by Argyll and Bute Council –has left people questioning the democratic process.

Government ministers gave the go-ahead to the proposed Freasdail Wind Farm,near Whitehouse,despite it being rejected by councillors and vehemently opposed by the local community.

To read more about the decision and reaction,see the Campbeltown Courier,April 18 2014,also available on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Act of kindness tackles Campbeltown eyesore

Petals campbeltown stone cleaningAn eyesore on Campbeltown’s Main Street has this week been removed after a retailer in the town was offered a helping hand to improve the look of her shop front.

Petals,a second hand store,has been given a facelift after Campbell Stone,the company currently repointing the Royal Hotel,offered to strip the layers of crumbling paint from shop’s exterior walls.

See the Campbeltown Courier,April 18 2014,for the full story –also available on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Tarbert AFC player-manager sets new goal scoring record

JamesPrenticeTarbert AFC enjoyed a thumping victory over Millerstone Thistle in a league fixture that saw player-manager James Prentice score eight goals in one game –a record for any Tarbert player.

For the full match report see the Campbeltown Courier,April 18 2014,also available on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Selling your items in the Campbeltown Courier just got better

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  • No (91%,92 Votes)
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