Kintyre residents stand United Against Cancer

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Two Kintyre men have put aside their political differences to stand United Against Cancer at a charity fundraiser tomorrow (Saturday).

The event’s main organiser, Callum Semple, who discovered earlier this year that he has terminal cancer, has joined forces with others, including Davie MacPherson, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Maggie’s Centres, Beatson Cancer Charity and Marie Curie Cancer Care.

The planned full-day extravaganza at Machrihanish Airbase Community Company (MACC) Business Park is set to feature a bed race, a tug-o-war, a bouncy castle, a lucky squares board, tombola, grand raffle, and a whisky auction.

As if that is not enough, there will be live musical entertainment throughout the day from Kintyre Schools Pipe Band, Ceol an Aire, Ceilidhs Homet, Gullion, Hope Stang, The Democrats, Sound City Disco and 5 Strings, as well as headliners Heron Valley.

A courtesy bus will run from the bus terminal on Kinloch Road from 1.30pm, departing about every 30 minutes.

Tickets, which are £15, are available from the Courier Centre, Keeping It Local, Jim Martin Supplies or at the venue on the day.