Messages of love and friendship were read aloud for two friends of Mid Argyll atop the world’s largest free-standing mountain when their loved ones were ‘as close and as high as they could get to heaven’.
Duntrune Trekkers Duncan McGregor,Blair Johnson and John Kennedy reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro on Friday,October 3,raising thousands of pounds for charities in Mid Argyll in the process.
For the full story,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,October 10 2014 also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
It was damp and dreich but the Mid Argyll Triathlon produced some stunning performances,with new records being set and personal performances exceeding expectations.
In total there were 138 athletes who took up the multi-sport challenge,which included a 500m swim,20km bike and 6.5km run,and it was a Kilmartin man who took fi rst place with a time of 1:04:02.
For the full report,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,October 3 2014,also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
See the Argyllshire Advertiser,August 22,for results from Mid Argyll’s successful agricultural show,with photos of some of the winners. www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
See below for more photos:
The first of our primary one pictures from Mid Argyll are in the Argyllshire Advertiser,August 22 2014 –keep an eye for more the following week.
Also see them in our online edition at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
We have three pages of photos and a report from the Mid Argyll Show,which drew hundreds of people to both compete and spectate.
Pick up your copy of the Argyllshire Advertiser,August 15 2014,or see it online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A SPECIALIST dementia ward at Mid Argyll Community Hospital has been forced to shut this week because of staff shortages.
NHS Highland confirmed on Wednesday that elderly people within dementia ward Cara have been moved into Knapdale and Glassary wards within the Lochgilphead hospital.
See the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser,August 8 2014 and online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Two nurses from Mid Argyll Community Hospital are set to deliver medical care to top athletes at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Hazel Whiston and Alison Wragg,both accident and emergency nurses,were selected out of 700 applicants to become part the nursing team.
To read their story,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,July 25 2014. Also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Celebrations for the Queen’s baton relay will centre around the Mid Argyll Community Pool on Sunday,July 13.
To welcome the baton bearers staff at the pool will host free swimming and family fun with floats,games and pool toys from 11am.
For more information on the baton relay route and times see the Argyllshire Advertiser,July 4 2014 –also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Youngsters in Mid Argyll were put through their paces last week as they took part in an event to celebrate the Commonwealth Games.
Children from pre-school units across Mid Argyll took part in a Mini Commonwealth Games while basking in the sunshine at Lochgilphead Joint Campus.
See more photos in the Argyllshire Advertiser –also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital