News
Grammar’s meet the head open evening

David Fyfe, 53, gave an exclusive interview to the Courier about his determination to: ”build on Campbeltown Grammar’s firm foundations which have real strength’ while injecting ‘enthusiasm, energy and fresh ideas.’

Farming
Creamery talks denials

A First Milk spokesperson said: ‘We have a number of parties we are in discussion with, and remain committed to finding a buyer who will invest…’

Campbeltown
Damaged grave

Mrs Rich is angry at the ‘lack of concern’ from Argyll and Bute Council which said cemetery staff had not received a report of damage.

Business
World class hosts trained

An Explore Kintyre & Gigha spokesperson said: ‘At least 15 people took part in the Campbeltown which will mean that a lot of businesses will become WH accredited in Kintyre and Gigha this year.’ 

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
Damaged grave

Mrs Rich is angry at the ‘lack of concern’ from Argyll and Bute Council which said cemetery staff had not received a report of damage.

Campbeltown
Regatta has wind in its sails

‘This fund is all about our communities and this money will make a huge difference to community groups and organisations throughout the area.’

Campbeltown
Wee Toon artist’s London Saatchi show

Dawnne McGeachy, 48, who describes herself as ‘high functioning autistic’ was one of seven finalists in the Spectrum Art Prize exhibited in the Saatchi gallery at the start of the month.

Church
Church chicks raise cash

Volunteers knitted Easter chicks in various colours and designs and sold them with a chocolate egg hidden inside.

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
Church chicks raise cash

Volunteers knitted Easter chicks in various colours and designs and sold them with a chocolate egg hidden inside.

Districts
Islay councillor’s overseas trip to Gigha

Mr Redman said: ‘I heard numerous concerns about the need for Gigha’s ferry and ferry port to be ungraded, the poor state of roads, slow internet speed and the substandard mobile phone signal.’

Creamery talks denials
Farming
Creamery talks denials

A First Milk spokesperson said: ‘We have a number of parties we are in discussion with, and remain committed to finding a buyer who will invest…’

Kintyre
Baby ‘Hero’ witnesses WW100 Islay monument re-dedication

Islay people ‘did what was right:’ ‘They delivered the soldiers and sailors from the tumultuous waves; they brought dignity to the dead; sustenance, shelter, food, clothing and care to the living: they made a record of the people: they did what was right.

News
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.

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.