Hats off to Kintyre Larder staff

Participating in 'Wear A Hat Day' were, top row, from left to right: Kintyre Larder staff Sarah Thompson, Margaret Sinclair, Linda McLean and David McCallum. Bottom, from left: customers David and Jane Mayo, who donated many fantastic hats; and Argyll Bakeries delivery driver Alex Roxburgh.
Participating in 'Wear A Hat Day' were, top row, from left to right: Kintyre Larder staff Sarah Thompson, Margaret Sinclair, Linda McLean and David McCallum. Bottom, from left: customers David and Jane Mayo, who donated many fantastic hats; and Argyll Bakeries delivery driver Alex Roxburgh.

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Staff at The Kintyre Larder donned a wild and wonderful variety of hats last Friday (March 26) while participating in ‘Wear A Hat Day’ as part of Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

Customers, suppliers and delivery drivers also got in on the act – all while adhering to Covid restrictions. Some popped into the shop wearing their own hats, while others were persuaded to try on one of many headpieces which were donated to the shop for the occasion.

Monetary donations were collected on Friday and in the days following, in aid of UK-based medical research charity Brain Tumour Research, a leading voice calling for greater support and action for research into what scientists are calling the last battleground against cancer.

When the Courier went to print, The Kintyre Larder had raised more than £220.

Owner Linda McLean said: ‘Thanks to everyone who kindly donated hats to use and all those who took part and donated.’