It was a hair-raising experience for a number of people across Mid Argyll when they went for a not-so-quiet drink at Lochgilphead’s Argyll Hotel –and lost their hair in the process as they went head to head with a razor in aid of the Rainbow Valley charity.
The charity aims to fulfil the vision of cancer-victim Johanna MacVicar,who died in 2005,and create a centre of refuge where people affected by cancer can go for advice and support.
Argyllshire Advertiser,May 10 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital for the full story and two pages of photos from fund-raising events around the area. VIDEO VIDEO
A CARNIVAL-like atmosphere filled the air in Lochgilphead on Saturday night,November 3 2012,as the annual lantern parade got underway.
Continue reading Aliens gather for lantern parade in Lochgilphead The Scottish Beaver Trial has announced the arrival of another beaver kit. Continue reading First-time beaver parents reveal new kit VIDEO
CHEERS could be heard around Lochgilphead on Sunday,September 23 2012,as locals gathered to cheer on 150 athletes taking part in the annual Mid Argyll Triathlon.
Continue reading Clyde joins the crowds at Mid Argyll Triathlon MEMBERS of the armed forces,past and present,descended on Lochgilphead on Saturday,June 23 2012 to take part in the annual armed forces day. Continue reading Lochgilphead celebrates Armed Forces Day Glassary Games took place on Saturday June 16 2012 and despite the pouring rain,hundreds of children and adults turned out from across Mid Argyll to take part in the events. Continue reading Glassary Games in Mid Argyll Tourists and locals alike sampled life in the past at Auchindrain Ancient Township as part of Mid Argyll Museums Festival at the end of May 2012.
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Myles Clark with the Olympic torch
Lochgilphead’s Myles Clark,aged 18,carried the torch and Olympic flame 300 metres through Tarbet village on Saturday,June 9 2012 –one of only two Argyll villages to host the torch.
Continue reading Olympic torch comes to Argyll Communities around Mid Argyll joined in HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee weekend of celebrations with events of all kinds. Continue reading Mid Argyll celebrates Diamond Jubilee
In the Argyll and Bute Council elections 2012 the following people were voted in to serve the Mid Argyll ward:Donnie MacMillan,Independent;Douglas Philand,Independent;Sandy Taylor,SNP.
For more on the election see the Argyllshire Advertiser,May 11 2012 or on line from the same date at