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Worth £359Spirit rear roller 2104

Is your lawn looking a little worse for wear? Then we have the perfect competition for you this summer!

The Hayter Spirit 41 mowers are lightweight and manoeuvrable.   Superbly designed and engineered,it features an aluminium skeleton chassis construction with tough ABS polymer covers and underdeck. Its full width roller gives a beautiful striped English lawn appearance.  It has seven height-of-cut settings controlled by a single lever and a 55 litre grassbag that can be lifted through the handlebars for easy emptying.  It can also be used to shred and collect Autumn leaves off the lawn. Visit www.hayter.co.uk.Hayter Logo

For your chance to win a brand new petrol driven Hayter Spirit 41 mower worth £359 this summer,see this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser,July 25. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday,August 5 2014.

Terms and conditions:Entrants must live in the UK. The winner’s prize will be dispatched within 28 days of the competition closing date. The prize is as stated.  No cash alternative. The Editor’s decision is final. Photocopied entry coupons will not be accepted.  The winner may be asked to take part in publicity and may appear in a Wyvex Media publication and website. This competition is not open to Wyvex Media and associated company employees and their families. This competition is also open to readers of other Wyvex Media publications. Digital subscribers can enter by printing this page and submitting their entry along with a letter explaining you are a digital subscriber (please provide your email address).



More men out of work than women

argyll street south 3Work is to start on finding out what skills Argyll employers are looking for after figures revealed that twice as many men are out of work as women in the county.

In June 755 men were searching for a job compared to 313 women.

Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser,July 25 2014,also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Inveraray lift MacQuistan Cup

inveraray shinty club under17Inveraray under 17s lifted the MacQuiston Cup with a 4-2 win over Oban Camanachd recently at Taynuilt Sports Field.

Inveraray,with four players from Strachur adding to the team,started well and it took some good saves from Oban keeper Brian Logan to keep the final scoreless.

Read the full match report in the Argyllshire Advertiser,  July 25 2014,also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Inveraray Highland Games puts on a show

inveraray highlan games 2014More than 3,000 people turned out for Inveraray Highland Games,which this year saw the royal burgh reignite its relationship with the armed forces.

On Tuesday July 22 2014 dozens of soldiers from 5 Scots,home of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,took part in the procession to Winterton Park,which marked the start of  Tuesday’s games.

See more photos in the Argyllshire Advertiser,July 25 2014 –also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Mid Argyll sailor is European champion

Lorenzo Brando Chiavarini,Laser Standard,GBR 202453Mid Argyll’s sailing sensation Lorenzo Chiavarini claimed an emphatic European victory at the 2014 Under 21 Laser European Championships.

The 20-year-old,from Bellanoch,concluded the six-day regatta counting nine top three finishes across the 12-race series held in Torbole in Italy. He finished 24 points ahead of his nearest rival,fellow British sailor Jack Wetherell.

Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser,July 25 2014 –also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital




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Do you think Mid Argyll has reached saturation point when it comes to wind turbines in the area?

  • No (57%,4 Votes)
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