Lochgilphead pupils boost lifeboat fund

LHSrnli chequeMEMBERS 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 www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

MS Centre celebrates new service and funding boost

06_a18centre01Four 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 www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

Anyone for some coffee and home baking?

macmillancoffeemorning06_a40cog06YOUNGSTERS 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

red-cross-coffee-08_a19redcross04FAMILIES 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!

06_a44pink01PINK 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 www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

Raising cuppa for MALI

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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 www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

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