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Tarbert fishing industry under threat

Kenny MacNab Tarbert adn Clyde fishermanUp to 50 jobs in Tarbert may be lost if a Firth of Clyde fishery regulating order is imposed, according to an industry leader based in the village.

Kenny MacNab, 59, the chairman of the Clyde Fisherman’s Association,  spoke out after meetings organised by the Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust (SIFT) in Tarbert and  Inveraray.

Read more in the Argyllshire Advertiser, March 27 2015, also available online.



Perfect performances at Mid Argyll music fest

Mid Argyll Musical Festival ArdrishaigThe Mid Argyll Music Festival had the highest  number of entries for five years this year and adjudicators had high praise for the standard of entries too.

See more photos and results in the Argyllshire Advertiser, March 27 2015 – also available online from the same date.



Mid Argll junior athlete smashes record

Jilly Lefebvre Mid Argyll sports hallAthlete Jilly Lefebvre ran a blistering under-11s four lap race shattering the Argyll age record at Oban on March 21 2015.

At the Sports Hall Athletics Argyll Final, Jilly, the under-11 champion, recorded 54.5 seconds, which is almost three seconds faster than the previous mark of 57.3 seconds.

For a full round-up of the athletics finals see the Argyllshire Advertiser, March 27 2015, and also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital



Inveraray teenager heads off to parliament

Kyle Renton InverarayA keen teenage politician is leaving Mid Argyll to embark on a new career at the Scottish Parliament.

Kyle Renton recently become a member of the Scottish youth parliament and now has landed an apprenticeship in financial resources at the parliament in Edinburgh.

Read more about Kyle’s journey in the Argyllshire Advertiser, Macrh 27 2015, also available online.



Ormsary scarecrow fest on the horizon

ormsary scarecrowsLast year’s Ormsary scarecrows poked fun at the UK government and the royal family.

Now in its fourth year, the Scarecrow Festival has become a popular bank holiday attraction on the B8024 Kilberry road.

Find out more in the Argyllshire Advertiser, march 27 2015, also available online from the same date.




Polls

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)

Total Voters: 7

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