Crinan Puffer 8.5 2012
The renowned Crinan Puffer 8.5 will get underway in less than two weeks but organisers are still seeking volunteers to help run the event.
Matthew Watkiss,a jogscotland leader in Lochgilphead,said:‘We need people to act as marshals at various points along the canal bank to help direct runners and report to the lead organiser in the unlikely event of any problems.’
For more details see the Argyllshire Advertiser,April 12 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital from the same date
Brave community members from Mid Argyll volunteered to strut down the catwalk in the Stag Hotel,Lochgilphead to raise funds for the Macmillan Cancer Support fashion show.
See our page of photos in the Argyllshire Advertiser,March 29 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
The A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful courtesy Trffic Scotland
Mid Aryll has been affected by high winds,power cuts and some snow in parts. Continue reading Snow,high winds and power cuts in Mid Argyll
Lochgilphead Red Star got off to the perfect start in their latest league game on Saturday March 16 but were left disappointed in the end after a poor performance.
For the full match report and all the sporting news see the Argyllshire Advertiser,March 22 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
GLITZ and glamour descended on Lochgilphead High School when pupils hit the dance floor for their very own version of the BBC hit show Strictly Come Dancing to raise money for Comic Relief. Continue reading Strictly Comic Relief at Lochgilphead school
A LOCHGILPHEAD man will tackle his fear of heights to help raise cash and awareness for Cystic Fibrosis when he zip wires across the hallowed turf at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Continue reading Lochgilphead’sTommy takes on Murrayfield for Cystic Fibrosis
Marth Payne - NeverSeconds
ALMOST one year after hitting the headlines with her NeverSeconds blog Martha Payne is celebrating the first International School Meals Day,Friday March 8 2013. Continue reading Martha writes again —for International School Meals Day
A Lochgilphead man has been named one of the ‘founding fathers’of the Scottish salmon farming industry. Continue reading Lochgilphead’s Colin is a fish farming ‘founding father’
Just one week after Lochgilphead Parish Church announced its renewal project,the town’s Baptist Church has put its renovation project out to tender. Continue reading Lochgilphead Baptist Church reveals £400,000 renovation plan
A LOCHGILPHEAD charity has launched a weekly cookery class,which aims to teach its people the art of simple and healthy cooking. Continue reading Weekly cookery classes at Lochgilphead MS Centre