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Vandals deface Lochgilphead pavilion three days after re-opening

ropework park clubhouseVandals have splattered graffiti over the outside walls of the changing rooms at Ropework Park, 72 hours after the building was re-opened following an extensive six-week renovation.

Lochgilphead residents were appalled to find the front of the pavilion daubed with spray paint.

Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 24 2015, also available online.



Hopes new signs will prevent damage to Inveraray arch

Inveraray archNew signs for the archway on the A819 on Dalmally Road in Inveraray are expected to prevent lorry  drivers from ‘tearing chunks’ off the surface when passing through.

Following concerns from members of the public that large lorries were continuing to clip the archway, damaging the surface of the fixture, new signs have been drawn up.

See all the details in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 25 2015 and online



A83 landslides solution may be decades away

A83 from old military roadA council leader fears it could be a generation before a solution is found for the landslides problem on the A83 at The Rest and Be Thankful.

At a meeting of the transportation committee at Kilmory, Dick Walsh, leader of Argyll and Bute Council, demanded that a solution to landslides and road closures on the A83 trunk road be found as soon as possible.

Read the full report in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 24 2015, also available online.



Tarbert harbour wall to make way for turbine traffic

Tarbert harbour bench and wallsConcerns have been raised over the temporary destruction of a wall at Tarbert Harbour to make way for wind turbines parts scheduled to arrive this summer.

The removal of the wall is due to take place in early June and will see the wall and benches at the harbour taken away to make it accessible for the transport of turbines to be erected at A’Chruach wind farm.

Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 24 2015, also available online.



Kilmory fails to stand up to Inveraray's second team

Kilmory vs inverarayAt Winterton Park Kilmory were given a run for their money when they were beaten 2-1 by Inveraray’s second shinty team.

It was a typically physical derby match from the first whistle and in just 12 minutes Kilmory landed a penalty.

Read the full match report and that from Inveraray first team’s game against Abrdour in the Celtic Society Cup in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 24 2015. Also available online.




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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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