Lochgilphead mourns T in the Park teenager

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A TEENAGER from Mid Argyll is reported to have been found dead at the T in the Park music festival on Friday. The youngster, named locally as Peter MacCallum, 17, was a pupil at Lochgilphead High School, going into his sixth year. A members of the Argyllshire male Gaelic choir, the boy was a regular medal winner at various music competitions throughout Argyll and at the Royal National Mod. Staff members at the Argyllshire Advertiser and The Oban Times extend their sincere

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Chris and David serve their time

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Chris with (left) supervisor Davie Lang and mechanic Alister MacArthur

TWO apprentices from Argyll and Bute Council have become fully qualified HGV mechanics.
Chris Cupples from Lochgilphead and David Butler from Dunoon have been attending Glasgow Training Group since they started their employment with the council three years ago.

Read the full story in the May 27 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

Jobs boost for Inveraray as doors open on new Co-op supermarket

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NEW JOBS will be created in Inveraray as a new supermarket opens its doors.

Read the full story in the April 1, 2016 edition of The Argyllshire Advertiser.

Friendly festival hits right notes

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THE HILLS were alive last week with the sound of hundreds of talented musicians – making the 37th Mid Argyll Music Festival a ‘great success’.

Read the full story in the March 25, 2016 edition of The Argyllshire Advertiser.

No new volunteers means the end of Mòd Dalriada

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The committee of Mòd Dalriada has decided it can no longer run the event.

Read the full story in the February 12, 2016 edition of The Argyllshire Advertiser.

Building your own home

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This week free inside The Argyllshire Advertiser, find your comprehensive guide to self build, from finding land to furnishing.

Defying wind and rain to remember sacrifice

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AUTUMNAL wind and rain lashed Remembrance services last Sunday.

Read the full story in the November 13, 2015 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser by clicking here.

Murray mania hits Mid Argyll

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YOUTHS took to an Ardrishaig tennis court for a game as Scots ace Andy Murray played a quarter final match against Vasek Pospisil at Wimbledon.

For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, July 10 2015, also available online.

Police enforce new drink-drive law

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Police 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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