Coffee and cakes for Kilmory kids’ shinty


A COFFEE morning featuring some fantastic cakes raised valuable funds for Kilmory and Dunadd Junior Camanachd.

People braved the rain to fill Lochgilphead Parish Church Hall on Saturday March 18, where young shinty players helped the older generations serve the hungry hordes.

In total the event raised £452, and counting, for the club.

Speaking for the club, Laurene Cameron said: ‘Thank you to everyone who baked, gave in donations for the stall and for everyone who turned up to help out at

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Everyone’s a winner at Inveraray bake-off


THE GREAT Inveraray coffee morning was a big success – and the children’s bake-off proved to be the icing on the cake.

Organised by Inveraray and District branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland, the event on Saturday September 24 attracted a full house in the church hall.

Legion branch chairman, Ian Campbell, said: ‘Thanks to everyone who supported this event. It’s always a big hit. As far as I’m concerned the standard of baking from the kids was fantastic – and everyone’s

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Lochgilphead pupils boost lifeboat fund

LHSrnli cheque

MEMBERS of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) were presented with a cheque for £560, which was raised by pupils at Lochgilphead High School.

Teenagers completing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards recently organised a coffee morning and non-uniform day at the joint campus to raise funds for the charity.

For more on this story, see the Argyllshire Advertiser, February 7 2014, also available on line at

MS Centre celebrates new service and funding boost


Four students from Argyll College raised £300 for Mid Argyll’s MS Centre, which will be used to fund the centre’s yoga classes.

Read about the fund-raising efforts and also about an exciting new project to be launched by the Lochgilphead centre, which will allow the service to reach more people across Mid Argyll, all in the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 3 2013 and on line at

Anyone for some coffee and home baking?


YOUNGSTERS from Lochgilphead Primary School transformed their classroom into a tearoom on Friday, September 28 2012, as they hosted their very own coffee morning. Continue reading Anyone for some coffee and home baking?

Mid Argyll digs deep to support Red Cross


FAMILIES across Mid Argyll came out in force to support the annual Red Cross Coffee morning on Saturday, May 12 2012. Continue reading Mid Argyll digs deep to support Red Cross

Pink is the word!


PINK dresses, t-shirts, jumpers and pinnies filled Lochgilphead on Friday as people celebrated Pink Friday.

A campaign organised by Breast Cancer Care, Pink Friday was launched with a coffee morning at Mid Argyll Community Hospital and raffle at Ferguson’s butchers.

Found out just how generous Mid Argyll is in this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser, November 4, or on line at

Raising cuppa for MALI


DOZENS of people turned out in torrential rain on Saturday morning to raise a cuppa in support of the Mthunzi and Lilanda Initiative (MALI).

Find out how much was raised in this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser, October 28 2011, or on line at

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