Festive shop hours extended

In addition a number of the shops, including Raspberry Pink, Treeshop and Fresh Connection, will open from 12 to 4pm on Sundays December 16 and 23.

Church asks: Free@Five?

Free Church minister, Rodger Crooks, said: ‘We hope that the time of five o’clock will suit many people.’

Songs of praise

The organising committee hope that many will gather again this year to to sing favourite psalms and hymns.

Keil’s St Columba’s conventicle

The outdoor service on the site of St Columba’s footprint, just west of Keil about half-a-mile from Southend village, marked 1455 years since the Irish missionary landed in Kintyre.

Kintyre’s annual heifer competition

Shaun Rennie of Brocklehillwill will make his selections when he visits the peninsula for the Kintyre and District Ayrshire Breeders Club event, next Wednesday.

Threat to seed potato exports

The rural affairs minister claims in a no deal Brexit, Scotland would become a third country and would be unable to export seed potatoes to the EU.

Remembrance booklet

The World War One Commemoration Steering Group, chaired by the Lord-Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute, Patrick Stewart, was established in 2013.

Making The Wee Pictures

A Campbeltown Courier premiere of an Oban based duo, Andy Crabb and James Gray, filming 30-minute documentary ‘The Wee Pictures.’ It features: Jane Mayo, David Mayo and Brendan O’Hara MP.