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Carradale bank closure will hit elderly

royal bank of scotland carradale eastThe lifeline branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)  in Carradale East has closed its doors after more than 60 years’service and just a handful of loyal customers passed through its doors during its final hour of business.

See the Campbeltown Courier,August 1 2014 for the full story. Also on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Athletics to the fore at Southend Highland Games

John McCallum and Matthew TurnerA footballer taking on a  seasoned athlete in a series of  close competitions was one of the entertaining events at Southend Highland Games traditionally held in the evening.

See more photos from the games in the Campbeltown Courier,August1 2014,also on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Tarbert welcomes seafood festival celebrations

Tarbert Seafood FestivalMore than 1,500 people turned out for the 2014 Tarbert Seafood Festival,with more than just food on offer it was another successful event in the village’s summer calendar.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier,August 1 2014. Also available online at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Campbeltown cafe closes amid building fears

G10 bistro owners susan and angus macdiarmidThe popular Longrow cafe G10 Bistro has been forced to close its doors with the loss of two full-time and 10 part-time jobs –because of a deteriorating building to its rear.

Now it is feared that up to seven neighbouring shops and six flats could be threatened in some way by structural problems.

Read the full story in the Campbeltown Courier,July 25 2014,also available on  line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital

Win a lawn mower!

Worth £359Spirit rear roller 2104

Is your lawn looking a little worse for wear? Then we have the perfect competition for you this summer!

The Hayter Spirit 41 mowers are lightweight and manoeuvrable.   Superbly designed and engineered,it features an aluminium skeleton chassis construction with tough ABS polymer covers and underdeck. Its full width roller gives a beautiful striped English lawn appearance.  It has seven height-of-cut settings controlled by a single lever and a 55 litre grassbag that can be lifted through the handlebars for easy emptying.  It can also be used to shred and collect Autumn leaves off the lawn. Visit www.hayter.co.uk.Hayter Logo

For your chance to win a brand new petrol driven Hayter Spirit 41 mower worth £359 this summer,see this week’s Campbeltown Courier,July 25. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday,August 5 2014.

Terms and conditions:Entrants must live in the UK. The winner’s prize will be dispatched within 28 days of the competition closing date. The prize is as stated.  No cash alternative. The Editor’s decision is final. Photocopied entry coupons will not be accepted.  The winner may be asked to take part in publicity and may appear in a Wyvex Media publication and website. This competition is not open to Wyvex Media and associated company employees and their families. This competition is also open to readers of other Wyvex Media publications. Digital subscribers can enter by printing this page and submitting their entry along with a letter explaining you are a digital subscriber (please provide your email address).


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