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No excuse for poor mobile phone signal in Kintyre

Mary GalbraithPressure is being put on mobile phone companies to immediately improve their poor signal coverage in Kintyre.

Extensive research by Mary Galbraith,Argyll and Bute Labour candidate for next year’s general election,has established how simple it would be for EE,O2,Three and Vodafone to use the Airwave –the emergency services network –infrastructure.

Read the full report in the Campbeltown Courier,October 17 2014,also online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Campbeltown Courier at the Royal National Mod 2014

tarbert girlsJumping for joy,Emma MacFarlane and Hannah Prill,from Tarbert,won a silver medal in the duet competition for 16 to 18-year-olds at the Royal National Mod in Inverness.

Emma also took second place in the solo singing competition for the same age-group.

For more Mod coverage and photos see the Campbeltown Courier,October 17 2014. Also available online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Kidney dialysis campaign must double its funding

Councillor Donald KellyThe Kintyre Kidney Dialysis Campaign has learned it must double its original £35,000 fund-raising target to assist in the kidney dialysis unit being set up in Campbeltown.

Campaign chairman Councillor Donald Kelly said:‘I am confident we can raise the £70,000-plus figure’

For the full story see the Campbeltown Courier,October 17 2014,also available online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Campbeltown nursery manager says farewell

viv campbellViv Campbell was living in Nottingham and looking for a change of scenery when she took a holiday in Kintyre.

Suddenly,she found herself applying for the manager’s job at Campbeltown Nursery Centre.

That was in October,1991 –and now she has just retired after 23 years there.

Read her story in the Campbeltown Courier,October 17 2014,also online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Grammar school keeps eye on Ebola epidemic

ebolaThe Ebola virus epidemic which has killed thousands in West Africa and is threatening to spread into more countries is being watched very closely by pupils and staff at Campbeltown Grammar.

The school is heavily involved in charity work in Gambia and a party of 14 pupils and four staff made a hugely successful aid trip there in February.

Campbeltown Grammar’s Agnes Stewart,who is helping oversee the school’s continuing aid work with Gambia told the Courier:‘We are keeping a very close eye on the situation.’

For the full story see the Campbeltown Courier,October 17 2014,also online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital




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