The 21st Loch Fyne Food Fair featured a distinctly Celtic theme as artisan food producers and top chefs from Cork joined locals in promoting their food and drink to visitors.
Read more about it and see more photos in the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 24 2013 or on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Housing association properties in Tarbert are lying empty because,it is claimed,they are damp after coal fires were removed;while other tenants are refusing to let Argyll Community Housing Association take out their fires and others face a huge hike in heating bills.
ACHA says for technical reasons it is not always possible to retain the fires and that tenants are given advice on the best way to use new electric heating.
See the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 24 2013,for the full story and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Photo John MacTavish
Inveraray secured another AJG Parcels Celtic Cup final place after a hard-fought win over Oban Camanachd at Mossfield.
For more from the match and an interview with player-manager Garry MacPherson see the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 24 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Ardrishaig Gala Day on July 26-27 2013 put the ‘family’back into family fun as organisers of the event reclaim the festival as a celebration for people of all ages within the community.
For more see the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 24 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Oban South and the Isles Councillor Roddy McCuish has been re-elected as leader of Argyll and Bute Council,having stood down as leader in February of this year. He beat fellow Oban South and the Isles councillor Duncan MacIntyre 18-17 in a vote.
He will lead a joint administration. ‘The lessons learned from my first year as leader will stand me in good stead,’he said.
For more news from Mid Argyll and Argyll see the Argyllshire Adveritiser every Friday and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Dozens of families from across Mid Argyll came together to show their support for Mid Argyll Juvenile Pipe Band at a ceilidh in Tarbert Village Hall.
Find out how much was raised and see more photos from the dancing in the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 23 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Publicans Tommy and Alyson Mulholland in Ardrishaig,who relocated their business to The Lorne just a few yards from their existing premises,are enjoying a boost in business.
Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 23 2013 or on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
RED STAR deservedly won their first silverware of the season in a hard fought and windswept final at Dumbarton FC’s Bet Butler Stadium against Kilpatrick YFC.
Backed by a large and vociferous travelling support,the team produced a spirited display coming back from a goal down to win DFDL Cup.
See here for more and in the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 17 2013 or on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
HAIRSPRAY filled the air at Lochgilphead Joint Campus on Thursday,May 9 2013, as the annual Argyll College Hair Show got underway.
Pick up the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 17 2103,for a two-page spread of photos from the event or see our own line edition from the same date at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A survey of 11-18-year-olds at Lochgilphead High School on alcohol consumption has thrown up some startling statistics but Community Action Lochilphead Ardrishaig (CALA) which conducted the survey,has cautioned against taking the stats at face value.
Read more in the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 17 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital