Districts
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.

Fundraisers
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.

Fundraisers
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.

Leisure
Down memory lane, May 18 2018

The first paragrph on the opening page reads: ‘A meeting called by Mrs Niven was held in the hall, Southend on Friday 25th May 1928 to consider the advisability of starting a Rural Institute in Southend.’

Leisure
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.

Districts
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.

Fundraisers
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.

Fundraisers
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.

Fundraisers
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.

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.’

MOK Fest tickets selling fast
Leisure
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.

Leisure
Jazz is food for thought

Gillian said the quartet seemed to be composing a set for the town hall  concert as they tucked into haddock and chips and scampi.

Leisure
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.’

Leisure
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.’

Leisure
Down memory lane, May 18 2018

The first paragrph on the opening page reads: ‘A meeting called by Mrs Niven was held in the hall, Southend on Friday 25th May 1928 to consider the advisability of starting a Rural Institute in Southend.’

Leisure
From our files, May 11 2018

The proceedings were slightly marred by the disqualification of some cherry cakes, which had been prepared in the wrong size of tin.

Leisure
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.

Leisure
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.

Leisure
Down Memory Lane

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

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,

Leisure
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.

Leisure
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.