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No solution to Machrihanish menace

Machrihanish goatFeral goats are roaming Machrihanish village and helping themselves to plants and grass.

But villagers have been told they will just have to put up with them.

A herd of around 10 goats have made their annual ‘migration’ to Machrihanish village in early spring from their
usual habitat on the remote cliffs of southwest Kintyre.

Read more about the problem in the Campbeltown Courier, April 24 2015, also available online.

Campbeltown man becomes star of American football team

Mark MacPhee american footballerA hard-kicking Campbeltown sports star has hit the headlines in Texas.

Former Grammar pupil Mark McPhee has helped semi-pro American football team Victoria Texans put together a five-game winning streak.

Read his story in the Campbeltown Courier, April 24 2015, also available online.

Blight of Kintyre's potholes highlighted

potholes in CampbeltownPotholes plaguing the A83 in South Kintyre and litter in a disused shipyard have been branded an ‘absolute disgrace’.

Campbeltown pensioner Keith Abendroth said that a recent trip to New Zealand and Australia had opened his eyes to how good rural road surfaces could be and how tidy a place should appear.

Find out more in the Campbeltown Courier, April 24 2015, also available online.

Southend's new hall a legacy to come

Dunaverty village hall rebuildSouthend’s brand new village hall site was opened to villagers on Sunday, April 19 – and the project received rave reviews.

With construction beginning in December, a harsh winter meant slow progress, but with better weather arriving Ian Osborne, project manager with McEwan Osborne, who is overseeing Dunaverty Village Hall’s regeneration, is confident building work will be completed during the summer.

For the full report see the Campbeltown Courier, April 24 2015, also available online.

Carradale in Thomson Trophy stroll

carradale vs Erskine townCarradale hit their hosts for six on Saturday, April 18 to advance to the next round of the league cup.

The Erskine Town side had the most of the early possession in the opening stages but without testing McMillan in the Carradale goal.

Read the full match report in the Campbeltown Courier, April 24 2015, also available online.




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