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Inveraray runners jog on to celebration

Inveraray jogscotlandAthletes from Inveraray were recognised for commitment and talent at the town’s jogscotland Christmas celebration.

Members braved the weather for a swift run before retreating to The George Hotel for the prize giving.

See the Argyllshire Advertiser, December 19 2014, for more or online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Ardrishaig woman and friends raise £6,000 for hospital

Harris Law ArdrishaigA woman whose toddler was treated for a brain tumour at Yorkhill Children’s Hospital has raised more than £6,000 for the Glasgow facility with the help of her friends.

Natalie Armour’s son Harris Law was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour in July and was admitted to hospital within days, where fluid was drained from the growth into his stomach.

Read about the full fund-raising venture in the Argyllshire Advertiser, December 19 2014. Also available online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Campaign launched to change Saltire policy

Lochgilphead saltire flagLochgilphead Community Council has launched a campaign in a bid to push Argyll and Bute council to amend its flag-flying policy.

The group is keen to have the Saltire flag flown by default, meaning that it would fly at the war memorial every day of the year, other thn on significant days like HM the Queen’s birthday.

For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, December 19 2014. Also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



MOK run entries will go fast

Mok run Kintyre 2014It is the racing event everyone wants to be part of. Entries for last year’s MOK half marathon and 10k in Campbeltown were snapped up within 24 hours.

There are some extra places this year, but those wanting to take part in the Sunday, May 24 event are urged to be on the starting line when entries open online on January 2.

Elaine McGeachy, one of the MOKRUN organisers, said: ‘We expect entries to be snapped up just as fast as last year. There will also be no reserve list, so there will be one chance only to secure a place.’

Entries open online at www.entrycentral.com at noon on January 2. More details can be found at www.mokrun.com Junior race entries will also be online.

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Police enforce new drink-drive law

lochgilphead road checksPolice were out in Lochgilphead last Friday morning to enforce the new drink-drive limit and carry out vehicle safety checks.

PC Cameron Brownlee and PC Fiona Kirk, road traffic officers based in Mid Argyll, were stopping drivers at the Corran roundabout to enforce the new law, whilst reminding motorists to make sure their cars are fit for the road.

Read more in the Argyllshire Advertiser, December 19 2014, also available online 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)
  • Yes (43%, 3 Votes)

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