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Photographer Aileen Gillies took this springtime snap during a visit to Campbeltown last week.
Last year, Aileen, who lives in Lochgilphead, raised thousands of pounds for charity from selling calendars featuring her photographs — £5,128 for the Macmillan suite at Mid Argyll Hospital and £650 for Kintyre charity Shopper-Aide — and she has plans for more in the future.
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