Campbeltown
Gintyre headliner packs town hall

With today looking set to be dreich, Campbeltown Picture House’s matinée performance, at 3pm, of 1940s classic movie Casablanca at will round off Gintyre perfectly. Plus adult tickets are just a fiver down from £8.

Star of the show
Business
Star of the show

When the Courier reporter struggled to spell her name properly Amelie Ralston, 5, carefully penned it into the notepad.

Business
Ardshiel’s Gintyre pairing feast

For many perhaps the highlight of the weekend will be a free Beinn an Tuirc Distillers Limited visit, including a free sample of the award winning gin, at Torrisdale Castle .

Business
Campbeltown power outage

A Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks spokesperson said: ‘We would like to apologise to all of those affected by the interruption to the supplies in Campbeltown.’

Campbeltown
Gintyre headliner packs town hall

With today looking set to be dreich, Campbeltown Picture House’s matinée performance, at 3pm, of 1940s classic movie Casablanca at will round off Gintyre perfectly. Plus adult tickets are just a fiver down from £8.

Campbeltown
Gintyre’s first festival fringe feast a sell-out

Ardshiel co-proprietor , Flora Grant, a regular advertiser with Wyvex Media Ltd which owns the Courier, Oban Times, Argyllshire Advertiser, Arran Banner and Scottish Field, praised the paper’s pre-Gintyre coverage. Further Gintyre events today include the headline Gin Festival in Campbeltown Town Hall from 1pm to 5pm. Later top Scottish band Rose Room play gin inspired jazz also at the town hall.

Easter cross gathering
Church
Easter cross gathering

Following a half-hour outdoor service they processed, carrying a wooden cross, to a service at St Kiaran’s Scottish Episcopal church.

Church
Borders move for Community church pastor

A Community church spokesperson said: ‘Chris and Andrea have been very much part of several aspects of Campbeltown life over many years and they will be greatly missed.’

Church
Churches look to the future

Representatives from the four congregations – Southend, Carradale, Highland and Lorne and Lowland – met on Monday evening.

Church
Carols by candlelight

Hark the Herald Angels Sing and perennial classic Away in a Manger were also included in the repertoire, although the preacher, Dr Crooks, admitted his favourite festive song is: Santa Claus is Coming to Town by Bruce Sprinsteen.

Districts
Volunteers spruce up Carradale museum

The museum and its artefacts, including a set of murals by Carradale primary school children, which was once rated as three stars by Visit Scotland, was put together more than 25 years ago.

Kintyre
Families thanks as Tarbert fishermen laid to rest

‘We would like to thank the public for the immense show of support, it has been humbling beyond words to experience the heartfelt solidarity and generosity on such a local, national and international level.’

Leisure
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.

Football
Footballers’ mark of respect

Video clip of a Blues goal from a corner kick in this afternoon’s Kintyre friendly. Players and the referee held a minute’s silence, before this afternoon’s match, as a mark of respect for Duncan MacDougall.