Peploe painting loaned to Campbeltown
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Peploe painting loaned to Campbeltown

Frank Chinn the museum’s temporary curator said: ‘The painting is deceptively simple but it is the simplicity of a master who can reduce a complex living subject to a few brush strokes.’

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Preserving tales of yesteryear

The Digital Storytelling Project is part of the national Year of Young People and aims to bring together younger and older generations to share their stories and folklore tales of yesteryear.

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From our files

A girl residing in Campbeltown was charged with having, on May 28 in the grounds adjoining the public road from Carradale Post Office to the pier, stolen two rhododendron blooms.

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Down memory lane two, June 15 2018

‘I am sure many young schoolgirls who worked in the shop at weekends and during school holidays must look back fondly at their first job with ‘Wee Tommy.’

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Kintyre Music Festival’s ruby anniversary

Following the concert David McEwan, who has been the festival secretary since the first year, 1979, made special mention of rotarian Jim Angus, who passed away last week and was a great supporter of the event.

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Flower club’s blooming marvellous show

Mairi Semple chairperson Pauline Simpson said: ‘Some Campbeltown Flower Club members will have further creations, on the theme enjoy, in A’Chleit church from July 19 to 21 in the biennial Mairi Semple flower show.’

Flower club’s blooming marvellous show
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Flower club’s blooming marvellous show

Mairi Semple chairperson Pauline Simpson said: ‘Some Campbeltown Flower Club members will have further creations, on the theme enjoy, in A’Chleit church from July 19 to 21 in the biennial Mairi Semple flower show.’

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Tennis club’s ace anagram winner

Cadenheads also donated a bottle of malt as the prize, for the crazy whisky themed putting, at Glengyle’s recent open day. At Glen Scotia’s open day the tennis club made £200 raffling a 10-year-old bottle the distillery donated.

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Cream teas boost RNLI float

The money will help the charity save lives at sea through lifeboat search and rescue, lifeguards, water safety education and flood rescue.

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Christian Aid Week launched

The money raised will help to build more strong homes in Haiti for safety from future hurricanes. More information is available at www.christianaid.org.uk.

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Filter coffee find

Filter coffee is available on request, at Salvation Army coffee mornings and unlike the regular milky coffee is served in a mug.

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Coppers donate to charities

There was fundraising during the Police Scotland wellbeing day with prizes generously donated by the Scottish Police Recreation Association and Portavadie Spa and Leisure.

Peploe painting loaned to Campbeltown
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Peploe painting loaned to Campbeltown

Frank Chinn the museum’s temporary curator said: ‘The painting is deceptively simple but it is the simplicity of a master who can reduce a complex living subject to a few brush strokes.’

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Designer pens plans for art shows

Mr Russell said: ‘There used to be a vibrant art scene in Campbeltown with shows in the town hall and work by artists such as Rosslyn Oman.’

Leisure
Kintyre Music Festival’s ruby anniversary

Following the concert David McEwan, who has been the festival secretary since the first year, 1979, made special mention of rotarian Jim Angus, who passed away last week and was a great supporter of the event.

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Tremendous trad music for MOK Fest

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, embarking on their 31st year of performing together, have become a national institution with their incomparable mastery of fiddle and accordion.

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MOK Fest tickets selling fast

Following Carni-West, on Saturday afternoon, go ‘Up the Close’ to the new open air location as it moves to the grounds in Springbank Distillery’s Well Close.

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From our files

A girl residing in Campbeltown was charged with having, on May 28 in the grounds adjoining the public road from Carradale Post Office to the pier, stolen two rhododendron blooms.

Leisure
Down memory lane two, June 15 2018

‘I am sure many young schoolgirls who worked in the shop at weekends and during school holidays must look back fondly at their first job with ‘Wee Tommy.’

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Down memory lane extra, June 8 2018

The final paragraph of that 31-year-old letter, from the solicitors states: I have made it available to the Campbeltown Courier but, as yet, I think I am right in saying that they have not seen fit to use any of the photographs in the local paper. ‘

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Down memory lane, June 8 2018

Prince Philip is partial to kippers and on a visit to Campbeltown, Rear Admiral Robin Mayo (retd) served him the smoked delicacy for breakfast at Bellgrove, High Askomil.

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From our files, May 25 2018

The selling of new bread. Contravention of the 1917 order.
The case was heard of a Campbeltown baker charged with having sold to a farmer three 2lb loaves less than 12 hours old, in contravention of the above-named order.

Preserving tales of yesteryear
Leisure
Preserving tales of yesteryear

The Digital Storytelling Project is part of the national Year of Young People and aims to bring together younger and older generations to share their stories and folklore tales of yesteryear.

Leisure
Walk with the Courier: Beinn Ghuilean

Beinn Ghuilean’s modest 352m (1154ft) map height does not reveal its spectacular situation on the edge of the sea. There are great views to: Davaar Island and, if the tide is out its dhorlin, across the Kilbrannan Sound to Arran, across the loch to Askomil,