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Kintyre’s junior pipe championship

A spokesperson for the Kintyre Piping Society junior championships said: ‘To all the young chanter players and pipers whose excellent performances entertained the audiences throughout the day.’

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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,

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Kintyre Scientific Association talk

Following the AGM of the Friends of Campbeltown Museum next Thursday at 7pm in the Burnet Building, its chairman, Angus Martin will give a talk on the Kintyre Scientific Association and its leading founder-members.

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Movies make magical memories

The free event is organised in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland. and Regional Screen Scotland, funded by the Life Changes Trust, with refreshments provided by Fyne Homes.

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Tiny ravers raise the roof for Youth Impact project

Youth Impact aims to offer a base for young people to engage in positive, informal and educational activities, where they can receive advice and support, and encouragement to gain, develop and effectively use their skills to get into employment or training, working together to improve their life skills and prevent social exclusion.

Designer pens plans for art shows
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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.’

Kintyre’s junior pipe championship
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Kintyre’s junior pipe championship

A spokesperson for the Kintyre Piping Society junior championships said: ‘To all the young chanter players and pipers whose excellent performances entertained the audiences throughout the day.’

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Rave legends return at 26th MOK Fest

Event manager, Iain Johnston of J.I.G. Events, said: ‘We are delighted to see the return of some festival favourites on the Saturday night as well as a great selection new bands, making their debuts.’

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Brass ‘beneath the waves’

The best brass band ensemble in Scotland in its division, Campbeltown Brass’ Junior Ensemble A takes a submarine trip beneath the waves.

FROM OUR FILES, April 30 2018
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FROM OUR FILES, April 30 2018

Major Angus MacPherson, D.C.M., of Monaruadh, Cardross, during the present war has been promoted from Private to the rank of Major.

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Kintyre Scientific Association talk

Following the AGM of the Friends of Campbeltown Museum next Thursday at 7pm in the Burnet Building, its chairman, Angus Martin will give a talk on the Kintyre Scientific Association and its leading founder-members.

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Down Memory Lane

Last week, John McConnachie, 88, from Corrie on the Isle of Arran phoned and revealed all.

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FROM OUR FILES, March 30 2018

TV reception ‘Disgraceful’ said a sheriff as he fined three Ileachs £10 each for operating television sets without licences, Sheriff D J McDiarmid said he had a great deal of sympathy with the accused.

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Down memory lane, March 23 2018

The oral history I was told was that when Tommy drowned it was the first time his mother, Bella, a widow, had ever left the boys to go to Glasgow.

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Down memory lane

In another twist Cpl Johnstone married Louie and lived in Hopetown Street, Campbelltown, Sydney before signing-up for the army.

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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,

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On a wing with Machrihanish Seabird Observatory

The most extraordinary event of 2017 was a June fly-by Sooty Tern usually found in Tropical waters. This is a new species for Argyll, the first since the Observatory was established on September 11 1993.

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Argyll ablaze as rhododendrons bloom

Closer to Campbeltown off the B842, is Christine and Livingstone Russell’s garden at An Ceardach. Five acres of  planting including large collections of rhododendrons and many interesting and unusual trees and shrubs.