Campbeltown’s town hall is to have its ownership transferred from Argyll and Bute Council to the South Kintyre Development Trust (SKDT).
Announced by the council on Thursday,May 23 2013,this transfer will allow SKDT to continue with plans to renovate the town hall into a place for the whole community to make use of.
For more details see the Campbeltown Courier,May 31 2013 and on line from the same date at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital
Housing association properties in Tarbert are lying empty because,it is claimed,they are damp after coal fires were removed;while other tenants are refusing to let Argyll Community Housing Association take out their fires and others face a huge hike in heating bills.
ACHA says for technical reasons it is not always possible to retain the fires and that tenants are given advice on the best way to use new electric heating.
See the Campbeltown Courier,May 24 2013 for the full story and on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital
Campbeltown’s Accent Players,Tarbert Academy Drama Club and Peninver Players Youth Team were all on ‘Hollywood’form at the recent Argyll Drama Festival.
Find out who took the prizes and see more photos in the Campbeltown Courier,April 26 2103 and on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital
Argyll and Bute MP Alan Reid has called for the full £10 million to spent on work to mitigate landslides on the A83 at the Rest and be Thankful.
Read the full story in the Campeltown Courier,March 22 2013,and on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital
Representatives from rural industries with private landowners and education bodies come together to help young people.
AN AMBITIOUS initiative that aims to bolster Argyll’s declining population by attracting young people to a career in rural industries has been established. Continue reading Rural businesses say AYE to young people
A SOUTHEND teenager won the Girls Argyll Sportshall Athletics Championship for the ninth time on Saturday,February 23 2013,to become the Under 17 Girls Champion. Continue reading Campbeltown’s Kate is Sportshall Athletics champion
Small power cuts affected homes and businesses across Argyll and the Islands on Monday February 4 2013 as strong winds battered the west coast. Continue reading Tarbert homes lose power as tree falls on line
AROUND 50 of Argyll and Bute’s brilliant budding badminton players gathered in Campbeltown on Saturday,January 26 2013 for the Primary Badminton Championships. Continue reading Campbeltown hosts badminton tournament
A second trip by a local produce project was made to the Skåne region of Sweden recently. Continue reading Argyll producers on fact finding food mission to Sweden
The A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful opened on Friday August 3 2012 following a landslide which closed the Argyll road on Wednesday August 1 around 4pm in the afternoon and further slides over night which left around 1,000 tonnes of debris on the carriageway. Continue reading Scottish Cabinet Secretary sets up A83 taskforce