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Newspapers have been the traditional way of getting that crucial message out to the public.

Social media is also on the scene, and many people use this to publicise events.

Lochgilphead, however, has little need for social media. People here use the railings at the top of Argyll Street to advertise events.

Two of these events – Mid Argyll Show and the art exhibition – have been promoted in the Argyllshire Advertiser to good effect.

But sometimes you can’t beat the old-fashioned ways.