As NHS Highland continues to make cuts to services in Campbeltown,the local nursing team has spent its dwindling resources for transport wisely –on a bicycle!
Read more about the nurses’home visits via two wheels in the Campbeltown Courier,May 10 2013 and on line at www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital
LAST week’s Kintyre Schools Pipe Band concerts saw Scottish music and dance celebrated over two nights at Campbeltown Grammar School. Continue reading Kintyre celebrates its piping and dancing youths
A HOST of competitors turned out to put on a superb show for the crowds at the Southend Highland Games on Saturday,July 21 2012. Continue reading Races,events,broom throwing and a dog show —all part of Southend Games
Malcolm McFadyen’s Carnaff Lady Lucinda,who received overall champion in the Clydesdale class. 17_t26show08
KINTYRE farmers once again enjoyed success at the Royal Highland Show,taking home some major prizes. Continue reading Kintyre farmers take home Highland Show prizes
AN ARRAY of silverware was won by Kintyre’s talented dancers at Cowal Highland Gathering.
A group from James McCorkindale’s School of Dance took part in the various competitions at Cowal Highland Gathering,winning different age categories.
With competition fierce the girls did themselves and the town proud and brought home some top awards.
Iona MacKinlay won the Newbury Shield for beginners;Linzi Cameron won the Gerald and Mary Simmons Memorial Trophy for winner of the intermediate section;Emma Bannatyne lifted the Rita Ford trophy for runner up Argyll Champion,under 13 years;and Eilidh Anderson won the John Brown Memorial Trophy for the intermediate runner up.
Rachael O’May brought the JC Forrest Challenge Trophy back to Kintyre after being crowned Argyll Champion for under 16s.
The trophy has been won seven times since 1926 by a Kintyre dancer and was last won in 2005 by Jennifer Mcmillan.
For more stories from Kintyre see this week’s Campeltown Courier,September 9 2011 or on line at http://www.campbeltowncourier.co.uk/digital