Newest young farmers muck in at fundraiser

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Some of Campbeltown Young Farmers’ newest recruits mucked in at their first event on Saturday.

Some of the nine youngsters who signed up to join the group at a recent new members’ night helped out at a coffee morning in Campbeltown Town Hall on Saturday.

The event featured an extensive raffle, homebaking and a bottle stall.

Some potential future members enjoyed juice and biscuits at the event, while their parents sipped tea and coffee.

Everyone aged 14 to 30 is welcome to join Campbeltown Young Farmers, whether a farmer or not, and organisers say it is a great way of making new friends.

A spokesperson said: ‘Thank you very much to everyone who came along and supported our coffee morning. We raised a fantastic £594.94 for the club.’

Lewis Anderson, Toby Welch, Alison Millar, John Pirie and Craig Barbour. 50_c18youngfarmers01

Kathryn Semple, John Bateman and Jenny Semple sold raffle tickets. 50_c18youngfarmers02

Louise Macintyre, Alison Currie and Jennifer Littleson behind the baking stall. 50_c18youngfarmers03

Michael Smith, Jamie McLean, Campbell O’May and Robert McDonald manned the bottle stall. 50_c18youngfarmers04

Denise Reid with her sons Archie, three, and Jack, four, and her mum, Meggie Robertson. Baby Craig is asleep in the pram behind. 50_c18youngfarmers05

New recruits Heather Millar, Caitlin Russell and Chloe McPhee welcomed guests to the coffee morning. 50_c18youngfarmers06

Donna McPhee, Kitty Millar, Donald McLean, nine, Linda McLean and Kate McLean, seven at the town hall event. 50_c18youngfarmers07