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Ailsa’s 10,000 foot jump for pal


ARTHRITIS comes in many forms, and can strike anyone, any time – something that one young Mid Argyll woman knows only too well.

But the impact of the condition can be eased when good pals are around to help. And one good pal is about to jump out of a plane to fight arthritis. Support Ailsa Hatton’s fundraiser for Arthritis Care at www.doitforcharity.com/ailsah

Read the full story in the August 5, 2016 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

Two major titles out of four for Inveraray


THE TOP pipe band in Argyll warmed up nicely for next week’s world championships, adding the Scottish crown to the British title won in Paisley back in May.

More than 25,000 spectators came along to Levengrove Park, Dumbarton to see Inveraray and District Pipe Band win the Scottish Championships.

Read the full story in the August 5, 2016 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

Hunt on for Argyll and Bute heroes


ARGYLL and Bute Council wants to know if you have a sports coach who always goes the extra mile or if you know someone of great sporting prowess.

Read the full story in the July 29, 2016 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

Lochgilphead mourns T in the Park teenager


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


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


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


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.

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