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Bequest sees £1m given to Campbeltown causes

CampbeltownPupils at Kintyre park

Campbeltown Pupils at Kintyre Park, which benefited from the fund

£1 MILLION of a bequest has been shared among numerous groups and organisations in Campbeltown in the past year.

The windfall has proved a vital lifeline for some and a wonderful, unexpected boost for others.

It has also left the firm of solicitors disbursing the money feeling like a ‘secret millionaire’.

Read the full story and see which organisations have benefited in the Campbeltown Courier, January 23 2105, also available online.

Driver stuck on icy hill for eight hours

graham nisbetTaxi driver Graham Nisbet will never forget the hill coming out of Saddell.

He was trapped on its snow and ice-covered slope for around eight hours from last  Friday night into Saturday morning.

Found out what happened to the Kintyre taxi driver in the Campbeltown Courier, January 23 2015 also online.

Snow cancels games on 'all-weather' pitch

Campbeltown all-weather pitchCampbeltown footballers suffered a fixture blackout, or rather a whiteout, on Saturday January 17 2015  as a snowbound ‘all-weather’ pitch at Kinloch forced two games to be called off.

For more on the 3G pitch see the Campbeltown Courier, January 23 2015, also online from the same date.

Row erupts over money to prevent A83 landslides

a83-landslide-020812A row has broken out over news of a further £3 million to be spent on work to keep the A83 free of landslides.

Argyll and Bute MP Alan Reid has questioned whether it is actually new money or ‘a re-announcement’ of money allocated last summer.

See the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, January 23 2015, also online from the same date.

Kintyre food bank thanks public for support

kintyre food bankKintyre Food Bank has been overwhelmed by public support since it opened at the beginning of October.

It has needed that backing – with volunteers left in no doubt about the demand for such a facility.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier, January 9 2015, also available online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital




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