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Thought For The Week, March 22, 2019 - Argyllshire Advertiser

Thought For The Week, March 22, 2019  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:09 pm


Districts - week 12 - Argyllshire Advertiser

Districts - week 12  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:49 pm


Orkney monk avoids jail after bombarding priest with hate speech letters - Press and Journal

Orkney monk avoids jail after bombarding priest with hate speech letters  Press and Journal

An Orkney man who bombarded an Episcopalian priest with homophobic hate mail avoided a jail sentence yesterday. At Glasgow Sheriff Court self-proclaimed ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 8:20 am


A83 set for Wednesday night Strone Point closure - Argyllshire Advertiser

A83 set for Wednesday night Strone Point closure  Argyllshire Advertiser

BEAR Scotland has confirmed that the A83 is to be closed overnight on Wednesday March 20 as resurfacing work is carried out at Strone Point. This is the latest ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:54 pm


125-year history of Ballachulish Shinty Club told through new book - Press and Journal

125-year history of Ballachulish Shinty Club told through new book  Press and Journal

And now, the history of Ballachulish Shinty Club, spanning 125 years, has been documented in a new book. Iain MacPhee, a former player and captain of the ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:23 am


Obituary: Bruno Schroder, investment banker who owned large estate in Islay and helped revive distillery - The Scotsman

Obituary: Bruno Schroder, investment banker who owned large estate in Islay and helped revive distillery  The Scotsman

Bruno Schroder, investment banker and landowner. Born: 17 January, 1933. Died: 20 February, 2019, aged 86. Bruno Schroder who has died aged 86 was the ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:01 am


Storm Gareth forces A83 resurfacing rejig - Argyllshire Advertiser

Storm Gareth forces A83 resurfacing rejig  Argyllshire Advertiser

The predicted arrival of Storm Gareth has forced BEAR Scotland to re-think plans to resurface six separate stretches of the A83 trunk road. The £375,000 project ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 4:20 pm


Argyllshire Advertiser leader column - week 10 - Argyllshire Advertiser

Argyllshire Advertiser leader column - week 10  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The Easy Club puts on a jammin' show - Argyllshire Advertiser

The Easy Club puts on a jammin' show  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Cycling adventure book highlights ‘hidden gem’ Rannoch - The Courier

Cycling adventure book highlights ‘hidden gem’ Rannoch  The Courier

Author Alan Brown focuses on the village of Kinloch Rannoch and the surrounding hills, forest and loch in his book Overlander, which is published later this ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Rosemary Goring: Our hospitality sector no longer deserves to be panned - HeraldScotland

Rosemary Goring: Our hospitality sector no longer deserves to be panned  HeraldScotland

WHEN Simon Calder, former host of the BBC's The Travel Show, visited Scotland recently, he was less than impressed. Trains on the West Highland…

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Council to debate 'key challenges' for Argyll and Bute - Argyllshire Advertiser

Council to debate 'key challenges' for Argyll and Bute  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Change of venue for lynx reintroduction drop-in - Argyllshire Advertiser

Change of venue for lynx reintroduction drop-in  Argyllshire Advertiser

The group behind plans to bring back an extinct species of cat to Argyll will present its proposals in Inveraray – in a change of venue to that announced last ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Start delayed, but traffic will flow during Tarbert sewer project - Argyllshire Advertiser

Start delayed, but traffic will flow during Tarbert sewer project  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Urgent plea for volunteers to save Armed Forces Day - Argyllshire Advertiser

Urgent plea for volunteers to save Armed Forces Day  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


'MacNicol hat-trick helps Inveraray defeat Oban Celtic - Argyllshire Advertiser

'MacNicol hat-trick helps Inveraray defeat Oban Celtic  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Announcements - 1st March 2019 - Argyllshire Advertiser

Announcements - 1st March 2019  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans flow for management of Oban harbour - Press and Journal

Plans flow for management of Oban harbour  Press and Journal

A new group has been formed to help run the busy Oban harbour as a trust port on behalf of the community. It follows controversial proposals by the government ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Fyne Stirrers are newly kitted out - Argyllshire Advertiser

Fyne Stirrers are newly kitted out  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Scotland's beavers to get full legal protection - Third Force News

Scotland's beavers to get full legal protection  Third Force News

Scotland's small population of beavers will be given full legal protection. The two lead groups in the scheme which saw the mammals officially reintroduced ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Casa's variety show is a hair-raising experience - Argyllshire Advertiser

Casa's variety show is a hair-raising experience  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Orkney monk sends hate mail to Episcopal priest who prayed for Prince George to be gay - Press and Journal

Orkney monk sends hate mail to Episcopal priest who prayed for Prince George to be gay  Press and Journal

A self-proclaimed monk from Orkney sent hate mail to a priest who urged people to pray for Prince George to be gay. “Brother” Damon Kelly, 57, bombarded the ...

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Bigot convicted of sending homophobic hate mail to Glasgow priest - Glasgow Live

Bigot convicted of sending homophobic hate mail to Glasgow priest  Glasgow Live

Self-appointed 'monk' Damon Kelly bombarded the church with letters and postcards calling gay people 'devils droppings'

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Beaver found shot dead on Scottish nature reserve - Third Force News

Beaver found shot dead on Scottish nature reserve  Third Force News

Urgent legal protection is needed for Scotland's beavers after one was found shot dead on a nature reserve. The animal, one of a small reintroduced population, ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


A look back at the centenary celebrated in 1959 - Argyllshire Advertiser

A look back at the centenary celebrated in 1959  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


16-year-old boy convicted of Alesha murder on Bute - Argyllshire Advertiser

16-year-old boy convicted of Alesha murder on Bute  Argyllshire Advertiser

A boy aged 16 has been found guilty of the abduction, rape and murder of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail. The Airdrie schoolgirl's body was discovered in ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Plan a lochside winter wedding at Drimsynie Estate - The Scottish Farmer

Plan a lochside winter wedding at Drimsynie Estate  The Scottish Farmer

Gone are the days when weddings could only take place during summer. Weddings are now an all year-round event, with some of the most breath-taking…

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Mid Argyll rugby fans form Scotland's honour guard - Argyllshire Advertiser

Mid Argyll rugby fans form Scotland's honour guard  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 9 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Announcements - 9th February 2019 - Argyllshire Advertiser

Announcements - 9th February 2019  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Tube teddies help sick kids understand their illnesses - BBC News

Tube teddies help sick kids understand their illnesses  BBC News

Fiona Allan creates the soft toys with medical tubes to help their owners and others understand their illnesses.

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


M77 reopens after crash involving eight vehicles - BBC News

M77 reopens after crash involving eight vehicles  BBC News

The motorway re-opens after an incident between junctions three and four northbound closed parts of the road.

Published on 2 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Pedestrian killed on M74 slip road named - BBC News

Pedestrian killed on M74 slip road named  BBC News

The 35-year-old man died after being struck by a 4x4 on a motorway slip road in Hamilton.

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Beggar raped woman who stopped to express concern for him - BBC News

Beggar raped woman who stopped to express concern for him  BBC News

A beggar has admitted raping a woman in Glasgow city centre after she stopped to express concern for his welfare. The 57-year-old victim spotted James ...

Published on 29 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Argyll dog campaign launched by police as attacks continue - Argyllshire Advertiser

Argyll dog campaign launched by police as attacks continue  Argyllshire Advertiser

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Published on 25 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Supreme Court appeal blocked for man in Pug Nazi salute case - BBC News

Supreme Court appeal blocked for man in Pug Nazi salute case  BBC News

A man who was fined for posting an online video of a dog carrying out Nazi salutes has failed in a bid to challenge his conviction. Mark Meechan recorded his ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Bute shepherd is top of the flocks - Buteman

Bute shepherd is top of the flocks  Buteman

Bute shepherd Sandy McKirdy is this year's recipient of the Stalwart Award, presented annually by NFU Scotland's Argyll & the Islands region.

Published on 16 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Red Hot Highland Fling attracts thousands to Inverness for Hogmanay - Press and Journal

Red Hot Highland Fling attracts thousands to Inverness for Hogmanay  Press and Journal

The warm family atmosphere of Inverness's Hogmanay was singled out for praise by party-goers as more than 10,000 people flocked to the city's Red Hot ...

Published on 2 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Glasgow's LGBT book shop a 'wonderful success' - BBC News

Glasgow's LGBT book shop a 'wonderful success'  BBC News

The owners of an LGBT book shop in Glasgow say they could not have imagined how successful it has been. Category Is Books, on the city's Allison Street, ...

Published on 28 December 2018 | 8:00 am


A sporting look back at 2018 - January to June - Argyllshire Advertiser

A sporting look back at 2018 - January to June  Argyllshire Advertiser

Winter athletics warmer. Sixty six young athletes entered the annual Mid Argyll Athletic Club indoor competition at Lochgilphead Joint Campus. The top three ...

Published on 21 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Community rally round family after Machrihanish Golf Club fire - Argyllshire Advertiser

Community rally round family after Machrihanish Golf Club fire  Argyllshire Advertiser

There was an outpouring of community spirit after a fire at Machrihanish Golf Club on Wednesday December 19 destroyed the clubhouse and left a family ...

Published on 21 December 2018 | 8:00 am


A community farm nurturing cabbages and civic duty - The Times

A community farm nurturing cabbages and civic duty  The Times

Even on a bleak December morning, business is visibly booming out in the Midlothian countryside, where a field of healthy Tuscan cavolo nero and red cabbage ...

Published on 20 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Historic Wheaton estate built for golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald sells for $1.33 million - Chicago Tribune

Historic Wheaton estate built for golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald sells for $1.33 million  Chicago Tribune

A historic Colonial-style Wheaton estate built in 1897 for golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald recently sold for $1.33 million.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Lochgilphead shops to open late in run up to Christmas - Argyllshire Advertiser

Lochgilphead shops to open late in run up to Christmas  Argyllshire Advertiser

The success of independent retailers depends on imagination and initiative, and Lochgilphead shops will be showing plenty of that – and festive spirit – in the ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


'They say you are never as alive as when you're close to death, and it is true' - HeraldScotland

'They say you are never as alive as when you're close to death, and it is true'  HeraldScotland

ON YouTube there's a promotional video for Argyll's extensive Kirnan Estate. Towards the end there's a brief scene of the estate's co-owner,…

Published on 9 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Storm Diana brings wind and high tides to Argyll - Argyllshire Advertiser

Storm Diana brings wind and high tides to Argyll  Argyllshire Advertiser

Watch our compilation video of stormy clips from Lochgilphead, Tarbert and Ardrishaig by clicking here. The latest winter low pressure weather front, named ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Scotland's child obesity 'far worse than thought' - BBC News

Scotland's child obesity 'far worse than thought'  BBC News

Experts say there are "large numbers" of young people who appear healthy but have "high body fat *content*".

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Oban Winter Festival a stunning success - Press and Journal

Oban Winter Festival a stunning success  Press and Journal

Oban's successful 10-day winter festival came to a noisy finale last night with a firework's display and musical parade. The pyrotechnics were set-off from ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


CCTV not working at Ayrshire hospital where worker stabbed - BBC News

CCTV not working at Ayrshire hospital where worker stabbed  BBC News

Cameras at the Ayrshire hospital where a worker was wounded had been out of action for "a number of years".

Published on 25 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Argyllshire Advertiser PDF Archive 2012 - The Oban Times

Argyllshire Advertiser PDF Archive 2012  The Oban Times

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Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Glasgow nightclubs can now apply to stay open until 4am - BBC News

Glasgow nightclubs can now apply to stay open until 4am  BBC News

Nightclubs in Glasgow will be allowed to stay open until 4:00 after a Licensing Board proposal was approved. Venues will have to apply for the extra hour, which ...

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


600-year-old Gaelic treasures to go on show - The Scotsman

600-year-old Gaelic treasures to go on show  The Scotsman

A tiny 600-year-old book of psalms from Islay and an ancient lament written by a woman for her husband are among Gaelic language treasures that will go on ...

Published on 25 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Clyde marine hub 'could create 1,000 jobs' on derelict site - BBC News

Clyde marine hub 'could create 1,000 jobs' on derelict site  BBC News

Malin Group wants to establish a marine engineering hub on a derelict site in West Dunbartonshire.

Published on 24 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Historic Presbyterian trek from Ulster in 1718 - Belfast Newsletter

Historic Presbyterian trek from Ulster in 1718  Belfast Newsletter

Three hundred years ago this autumn 600 Presbyterian folk from the lower Bann Valley area around Coleraine, Aghadowey, Macosquin, and Ballymoney ...

Published on 19 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Opening meeting of the North Bute Lit’s new season - Buteman

Opening meeting of the North Bute Lit’s new season  Buteman

At the opening meeting of the 2018-19 session of North Bute Literary Society on October 2, the members and visitors enjoyed an interesting talk by the author ...

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Police witness appeal after fatal Oban crash - Argyllshire Advertiser

Police witness appeal after fatal Oban crash  Argyllshire Advertiser

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman died in a road crash near Kilmelford. At around 7.30am on Monday October 15 two cars, a northbound red ...

Published on 15 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Thanks for the Memories: WWI feeder cup inspires Glasgow exhibition - Evening Times

Thanks for the Memories: WWI feeder cup inspires Glasgow exhibition  Evening Times

A POWERFUL new exhibition inspired by Glasgow Museums' World War One collection has been unveiled at Kelvingrove this week. Scottish artist Christine ...

Published on 15 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Campbeltown graduates honoured in Oban - Campbeltown Courier

Campbeltown graduates honoured in Oban  Campbeltown Courier

A group of Campbeltown students have graduated from Argyll College University of the Highlands and Islands. More than 90 graduating students and their ...

Published on 12 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Caring for wounded soldiers and force-feeding suffragettes: two sides of the First World War - HeraldScotland

Caring for wounded soldiers and force-feeding suffragettes: two sides of the First World War  HeraldScotland

A MUSEUM archive is a strange and evocative place, full of powerful memories and tangible links to the lives of others.

Published on 11 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Shinty: Skye related from Premiership after defeat to Oban Camanachd - BBC Sport

Shinty: Skye related from Premiership after defeat to Oban Camanachd  BBC Sport

A 4-3 defeat away to Oban Camanachd finally seals Skye's relegation from the Premiership.

Published on 6 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Driver Susie Wolff racing home to Scotland - Scottish Field

Driver Susie Wolff racing home to Scotland  Scottish Field

Scottish female racing driver Susie Wolff MBE is returning to her home town of Oban next week for a fundraising gala celebrating the 25th birthday of Atlantis ...

Published on 21 September 2018 | 7:00 am


All eyes on Oban as Lovat and Newtonmore vie for the biggest prize in shinty - West Highland Free Press

All eyes on Oban as Lovat and Newtonmore vie for the biggest prize in shinty  West Highland Free Press

For the second year in a row Newtonmore will face Lovat to contest shinty's biggest prize, the Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup, which takes place in Oban this ...

Published on 14 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish expert Beemaster Ann Chilcott shares how she started beekeeping - Smallholder

Scottish expert Beemaster Ann Chilcott shares how she started beekeeping  Smallholder

Ann Chilcott describes her path to becoming a Scottish Expert Beemaster.

Published on 7 September 2018 | 7:00 am


ABCs: Sunday Herald suffered 18pc circulation drop - HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

ABCs: Sunday Herald suffered 18pc circulation drop  HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

A Sunday newspaper which is set to close this weekend suffered an 18pc year-on-year drop in circulation, today's ABC figures have revealed. HTFP reported ...

Published on 30 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Dancers' high Dunoon as Cowal Highland Games breaks record - The National

Dancers' high Dunoon as Cowal Highland Games breaks record  The National

A RECORD number of 768 dancers from all over the world were among hundreds of competitors at this year's Cowal Highland Games.

Published on 26 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Crowds flock to Argyllshire Gathering - The Oban Times

Crowds flock to Argyllshire Gathering  The Oban Times

The crowds thronged the streets around Station Square yesterday ahead of the Argyllshire Gathering. Bonnie Babies is back!Sponsored *Content*Don't miss your ...

Published on 24 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Sunshine and showers at Argyllshire Gathering and Oban Games - Press and Journal

Sunshine and showers at Argyllshire Gathering and Oban Games  Press and Journal

It is well known for being one of the biggest events in the Highland Games calendar – and yesterday the Argyllshire Gathering did not disappoint. The Gathering ...

Published on 24 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Dunoon postbox that had English cypher is now truly Scottish - The National

Dunoon postbox that had English cypher is now truly Scottish  The National

THE postbox at the heart of a row in the Argyllshire town of Dunoon has been replaced, The National can report.

Published on 21 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Post war: How a Scots letterbox invaded a corner of Kent - The National

Post war: How a Scots letterbox invaded a corner of Kent  The National

NO one really knows how it happened, but there was some corner of an English field that was almost forever Scotland, due to a 'mistake' that had…

Published on 21 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Susie Wolff plans homecoming to support sporting cause - Press and Journal

Susie Wolff plans homecoming to support sporting cause  Press and Journal

Famous female racing driver Susie Wolff is returning to her home town to support a community sports enterprise which helped her learn how to win in her early ...

Published on 16 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish artist Jolomo to preach sermon for the Queen - The Scotsman

Scottish artist Jolomo to preach sermon for the Queen  The Scotsman

Best-selling Scottish artist John Lowrie Morrison, known as Jolomo, has been invited to preach for the first time at Crathie Kirk for the Queen this Sunday.

Published on 27 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Ancient enchanted pipes played at MacIntyre gathering for only the fourth time in two centuries - Press and Journal

Ancient enchanted pipes played at MacIntyre gathering for only the fourth time in two centuries  Press and Journal

MacIntyres from all over the world were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime treat when they witnessed a pair of enchanted bagpipes being played for only the fourth ...

Published on 23 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish dog deaths leads to toxic algae warning - Scottish Field

Scottish dog deaths leads to toxic algae warning  Scottish Field

Dog owners are being warned to be aware of blue-green algae alerts, following the deaths of two pets in Scotland. Professor Laurence Carvalho, a freshwater ...

Published on 16 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Snake warning as boy, 3, has second surgery after bite - BBC News

Snake warning as boy, 3, has second surgery after bite  BBC News

Scots are being warned to be vigilant after a 3-year-old boy was bitten by a snake in Argyll. Tobi Vyskocil is recovering from a second surgery after an adder bit ...

Published on 12 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Oldest Higland bagpipes in existence to be played at clan meeting - The Scotsman

Oldest Higland bagpipes in existence to be played at clan meeting  The Scotsman

The oldest Highland bagpipes in existence, and which rang out at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314, are to be played for just the fourth time in 200 years.

Published on 12 July 2018 | 7:00 am


First World War names added to University Roll of Honour - STV News

First World War names added to University Roll of Honour  STV News

First World War names added to University Roll of Honour. Glasgow University is looking for descendants of the men killed during the war.

Published on 25 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Must be salmon in the water 18 Jun 2018 Scottish Sea Farms' longest serving employee, Geoff - The Fish Site

Must be salmon in the water 18 Jun 2018 Scottish Sea Farms' longest serving employee, Geoff  The Fish Site

Scottish Sea Farms' longest serving employee, Geoff Kidd, has celebrated 40 years with the company and says, despite retiring, he has plans to continue ...

Published on 18 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Dougray Scott was told he'd never make it as an actor - Big Issue

Dougray Scott was told he'd never make it as an actor  Big Issue

I'd already decided I wanted to be an actor by the time I was 16, having finally given up on the pipe dream of becoming a footballer. I'd been in a few school ...

Published on 20 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Treat for Alexandria arts and crafts fans - The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Treat for Alexandria arts and crafts fans  The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

Arts and crafts fans are in for a treat in Alexandria this month with the opening of the town's first ever pop-up shop dedicated to locally-made…

Published on 20 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Island community plants trees in tribute to the 45 per cent - The National

Island community plants trees in tribute to the 45 per cent  The National

A SMALL wood of 45 trees is being cultivated on an island off Argyllshire in tribute to the 45 per cent of Scots who voted Yes in the 2014…

Published on 11 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Shinty: Champions Kinlochshiel off to fine start as they topple Caberfeidh - BBC Sport

Shinty: Champions Kinlochshiel off to fine start as they topple Caberfeidh  BBC Sport

Champions Kinlochshiel beat newly promoted Caberfeidh to continue a winning start to the defence of the Premiership title.

Published on 10 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Fire at Lochgilphead Joint Campus - The Oban Times

Fire at Lochgilphead Joint Campus  The Oban Times

A fire has broken out at Lochgilphead Joint Campus. All pupils are reported to have been safely evacuated. Police and fire crews in attendance. More to follow.

Published on 6 February 2018 | 8:00 am


The Scots who fought for the Pope - Scottish Catholic Observer

The Scots who fought for the Pope  Scottish Catholic Observer

The papal army, the Italian nationalist and the Scottish Catholics who joined the forces of Pius IX: 150 years after the last victory for papal troops, GERALD ...

Published on 3 November 2017 | 7:07 am


Pet Idol 2017 - The Oban Times

Pet Idol 2017  The Oban Times

You can download the Pet Idol entries within the paper or digital editions of the newspapers.Click here to view Pet Idol 2017 top 100. Digital subscribers can ...

Published on 30 October 2017 | 11:48 am


Well-known farmer dies at Dalmally - The Scottish Farmer

Well-known farmer dies at Dalmally  The Scottish Farmer

ONE OF Argyllshire's best-known farmers, Bruce Dixon, died suddenly after taking ill at last week's main autumn calf sale at Dalmally mart.

Published on 17 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Troops returned from hell of war to the flu terror and snake-infested quarantine - Daily Telegraph

Troops returned from hell of war to the flu terror and snake-infested quarantine  Daily Telegraph

When more than 1000 Australian soldiers set sail from England aboard the troopship Argyllshire in late 1918, they were leaving behind the battlefields and ...

Published on 29 September 2017 | 7:00 am


Sybil gets shaved! - The Scottish Farmer

Sybil gets shaved!  The Scottish Farmer

ARGYLLSHIRE HILL farmers Sybil and George MacPherson were once again a main ring hit at the Royal Highland Show – except this year, instead of…

Published on 25 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Child rapist locked up for 13-year reign of sexual abuse - Barrhead News

Child rapist locked up for 13-year reign of sexual abuse  Barrhead News

A CHILD rapist has been locked up after inflicting an appalling ordeal of prolonged abuse on girls in Barrhead.

Published on 7 June 2017 | 7:00 am


The mysteries of Tinker’s Heart - Scotsman

The mysteries of Tinker’s Heart  Scotsman

For generations, it is where members of Scotland's travelling community gathered to get married, bless a baby or remember those who had died. Tinker's Heart ...

Published on 7 February 2017 | 8:00 am


Historic Oban building undergoes major restoration - Press and Journal

Historic Oban building undergoes major restoration  Press and Journal

The work on the Argyllshire Gathering Hall has taken 18 months to complete, to bring the building back to its former glory. The £230,000 cost has been funded ...

Published on 22 March 2016 | 7:00 am


Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Standard sold to Argyll Media - HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Standard sold to Argyll Media  HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

A weekly newspaper is set to be printed off patch in full colour for the first time after a change of ownership. The Dunoon Observer and Argyllshire Standard has ...

Published on 9 November 2015 | 8:00 am


Clans come together for Oban Games and Argyllshire Gathering - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Clans come together for Oban Games and Argyllshire Gathering  Aberdeen Press and Journal

Some of the best pipers in the world paraded through the streets of Oban yesterday on their way to the town's annual games. The traditional march to the games ...

Published on 28 August 2015 | 7:00 am


Cottages offer a hop, ‘Skipness’ and jump to a dream home - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Cottages offer a hop, ‘Skipness’ and jump to a dream home  Aberdeen Press and Journal

House hunters looking for a blank canvas to carve their dream home in one of Scotland's most tranquil settings are in luck as two next-door cottages have come ...

Published on 20 January 2015 | 8:00 am


HMS Campbeltown makes final visit to namesake town - BBC News

HMS Campbeltown makes final visit to namesake town  BBC News

A ceremony will be held to remember one of the most daring raids of World War II and the part played by a vessel named after a Scottish town. The current HMS ...

Published on 9 March 2011 | 8:00 am








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