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With the country in another strict lockdown, people will be unable to celebrate their birthdays with friends and extended family as they perhaps normally would.
To help make their day a little more special, the Courier would like to give a shout-out to everyone celebrating a lockdown birthday, including these birthday boys and girls.
Don’t forget to let us know about your friend or family member’s lockdown birthday and we will give them a shout-out too. Email a photograph to email@example.com including their full name, age, birthday, where they are from and a bit about how they celebrated or plan to celebrate.
Carla Cameron-Smith from Campbeltown turned 16 on Monday January 25. She spent her birthday eating birthday cake and enjoyed a take-away dinner of her choice as she doesn’t like the usual haggis, neeps and tatties that many people would have eaten that night!
Crissie Ewart, from the Sound of Kintyre, turned 10 on Tuesday January 26. She was disappointed not to be able to share her day with her friends but her family made sure it was special by making her a birthday cake instead of buying one. After home schooling, they enjoyed a walk and played some games, before having a take-away dinner and club night in the evening with lights, music and a smoke machine.
Erin Ferguson, from Campbeltown, celebrated her 21st birthday on Thursday January 28. Born in January 2000, hair stylist Erin was a new millennium baby. She had a quiet day but will celebrate in style with family and friends when rules allow.
Ava Ross, from Drumlemble, celebrates her 10th birthday today, Friday January 29. She will spend the day at home with her mum, dad and granny.
Rhian McSporran, from Campbeltown, will celebrate her 21st birthday tomorrow, Saturday January 30. She plans to have some celebratory drinks in the house with her family and catch-up on Zoom with her loved ones who can’t celebrate with her. All her family and friends send her lots of love.
Millie and Kenny McPherson
Millie McPherson, from Campbeltown, celebrated her fourth birthday in lockdown on December 30, and her dad Kenny will spend his 40th in lockdown too, on February 5.