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Look for Part 2 of our 2017 Bride Guide in this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser, packed with ideas and services for the perfect wedding in the lead up to the Highland Wedding Show, to be held at Corran Halls in Oban on April 2! This week we look at 2017 wedding trends to watch and have a Q & A with the Church of Scotland.

Christmas fun at Lochgilphead cadet training camp


IT WAS a busy weekend for cadets attending the D (Argyll) company Christmas training camp.

Read the full story in the January 6, 2017 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

No milk today: farewell to the doorstep pinta


MILK on the doorstep became a thing of the past last week as a Mid Argyll business stopped the traditional daily delivery.

Read the full story in the October 7, 2016 edition of the Argyllshire Advertiser.

Vomiting bug closes Lochgilphead ward

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A WARD at Mid Argyll Community Hospital in Lochgilphead has closed to new admissions after several cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.

A decision was made to close the Glenaray acute in-patient ward to new admissions today, after four patients were affected by symptoms, and two patients tested positive for norovirus.

The virus, which causes diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, spreads in the air where someone has had diarrhoea or vomited and is extremely infectious. I<span

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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

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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