Dalintober beach dust-off
Campbeltown
Dalintober beach dust-off

Mr McLean said: ‘The clean up will help reduce the amount of rubbish and weed to be collected, hopefully, before our next clean which will be for the regatta.

Drugs arrests
Campbeltown
Drugs arrests

Last Saturday evening, May 19, police called at an address in the Shore Street area of Campbeltown on a routine matter. Further enquiry revealed a number of cannabis plants.

Cream teas boost RNLI float
Districts
Cream teas boost RNLI float

The money will help the charity save lives at sea through lifeboat search and rescue, lifeguards, water safety education and flood rescue.

Grammar school transition week
News
Grammar school transition week

Guided tours around the new school took place and also pupils met outside agencies and CGS staff who will work with S1 in August.

Elderberries treated to right royal wedding
Campbeltown
Elderberries treated to right royal wedding

Residents and staff from Kintyre Care Home and the Woodlands Centre joined the Elderberries and friends, at the Free Church hall on George Street, to celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Football
Scotstoun deny U16 Pupils draw

In an action worthy of a red card, the keeper lashed out at Lang and the ref’s showing of just a yellow was met with disapproval from the home team and supporters.

Fundraisers
Christian Aid Week launched

The money raised will help to build more strong homes in Haiti for safety from future hurricanes. More information is available at www.christianaid.org.uk.

Fundraisers
Filter coffee find

Filter coffee is available on request, at Salvation Army coffee mornings and unlike the regular milky coffee is served in a mug.

Leisure
Down memory lane, May 18 2018

The first paragrph on the opening page reads: ‘A meeting called by Mrs Niven was held in the hall, Southend on Friday 25th May 1928 to consider the advisability of starting a Rural Institute in Southend.’

Leisure
MOK Fest tickets selling fast

Following Carni-West, on Saturday afternoon, go ‘Up the Close’ to the new open air location as it moves to the grounds in Springbank Distillery’s Well Close.

Letters
Letter: Beating bowel cancer

Step up for 30 is a fantastic way for you to be more physically active to reduce your risk of bowel cancer – the UK’s second biggest cancer killer.

Columnists
Tourists swell Campbeltown

The changeable weather has caught some out. It is still May and on cooler evenings the old proverb: ”Ne’er cast a clout till May be oot,’ has never proved more true.

Columnists
Schools in the news

Campbeltown Grammar school’s new head, David Fyfe, features on page three after contacting the Courier about a planned open evening.

Obits
Obituary: Regius professor and Scottish law commissioner

Many former students have tweeted their sadness at the news of his death. One wrote: ‘Who could ever forget the lesson from a tale that began: ‘Imagine I wished to enter into a contract to purchase some black silk sheets…’

Letters
Letter: Walking and cycling safety

The road mentality in Scotland favours the motorist over more vulnerable road users, which presents a huge barrier to more people taking up active lifestyles.