The news that Argyll and Bute Council has confirmed it hopes to upgrade Lochgilphead’s 2G pitch to a 3G surface in the summer has been met with delight by sports organisations across Mid Argyll.
Peter Laing,the Lochgilphead referee who started a petition to get the 2G pitch upgraded,thanked the 1,400 people who signed the petition and local councillors for their support.
Read the full story in the Argyllshire Advertiser,March 7 2014,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
THE FIRST home game for four months saw Red Star under 17s put in a convincing performance against Baljaffray to run out winners.
For the full match report,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,March 6 2014,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
RUNNERS in Mid Argyll have reason to celebrate as the Scottish Sea Farms Crinan Puffer committee has agreed to Mid Argyll Community Pool taking on the running of the event.
The new arrangement secures the future of the Puffer – a popular 8.5mile run along the length of the Crinan Canal – and provides a valuable fundraising opportunity for community owned MACPool.
For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, February 14 2014,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
THE CAMPAIGN for a 3G all-weather football pitch in Lochgilphead has received a boost after Argyll and Bute Council confirmed the town’s 2G pitch may need to be replaced.
Peter Laing,a Mid Argyll football referee,submitted a petition urging the council to upgrade the Lochgilphead Joint Campus pitch to 3G surface earlier this year;it had more than 1,400 signatures.
For the full details,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,January 24 2014,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A number of young athletes put in outstanding performances at this year’s qualifying rounds for the Argyll Sports Hall Athletic championships,which are due to take place in Oban in March.
Coached by Mid Argyll Athletics Club,the young athletes took part in track and ‘field’events.
For the full report on the event and results,see the Argyllshire Advertiser,January 24 2014,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Lochfyneside Football Club may be forced to fold just one year after reforming as their manager struggles to field a full side each week.
Read more about the lack of player commitment threatening the team in the Argyllshire Advertiser,December 13 2013,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A petition with more than 1,000 signatures has been handed in to Argyll and Bute Council by Lochgilphead based football referee Peter Laing,calling for an all-weather pitch in the town.
Find out more about the campaign in the Argyllshire Advertiser,December 6 2013,also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Five red cards were dished out and four Tarbert men ordered off the football pitch when the Dookers took on Yoker AFC at Cil Andreis on Saturday November 23 in a match that ended 3-5.
Read the full match report in the Argyllshire Advertiser,November 29 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
KILMORY shinty team enjoyed a good end to a terrible season as they overcame Taynuilt to take their last two points available in the South Division one league.
Read the full report in the Argyllshire Advertiser,September 6 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
Experience overcame youth as the over 30s defeated the under 30s in the annual Ardrishaig Gala Day football match.
Read the full report on the match in the Argyllshire Advertiser,August 2 2013 and on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital