Argyllshire Advertiser leader column – week 01

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Easing plight

The conditions being endured by refugees on a remote Greek island might seem of little importance to folk living in Argyll, but Pam Gregory spends time helping make their lives easier.

More volunteers are desperately needed to assist as conditions worsen during the winter and Samos Volunteers would love to hear from anyone with the inclination to help.

Pam’s dedication and the support of the Craignish community deserve great credit. The pity is that her efforts are required in the first place.

Well done Donnie

There can be few more weel kent characters around Mid Argyll and the wider county than Councillor Donnie MacMillan.

It is good to see him being recognised in the latest honours list and it is well deserved.

Pain and gain

Fun was the winner at the recent old geezers versus young bucks football match at the Ropework.

Asked what the highlight of the match was, one ‘legend’ replied: ‘The final whistle.’

As for the score, it was ‘three all, approximately’.