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LOCH TRAGEDY TODDLERS NAMED

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Two toddlers who died when the car they were in crashed into an Argyll loch on Wednesday afternoon have been named.

 

Police Scotland said they were Leia McCorrisken, aged three, and her two-year-old brother Seth (above).

 

Police say the children were from Argyll.

 

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GET READY FOR THE FRIENDLY GAMES

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Volunteers and committee members are already planning the finer details on the 2016 Inveraray Games – known as the friendly games.

 

The event, on Tuesday July 19  will see members of the Inveraray community give of their time to set up stalls, mark out tracks, build dance platforms and all the other work associated with a traditional highland games.

 

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FERRIES - CALL TO MARCH ON HOLYROOD

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A public meeting on Wednesday night concluded with a rallying call to march on Holyrood in September to get the town centre to town centre ferries that Dunoon deserves.

 

A packed St Mun’s church hall gathered to hear about ‘new ferries for Dunoon?’ at a meeting called by Dunoon-Gourock Ferry Action Group.

 

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EU REFERENDUM RESULT

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EU REFERENDUM

 

June 23, 2016

   

Argyll and Bute Result

 

Leave: 19,202 (39.4 per cent)

 

REMAIN: 29,494 (60.6 per cent)

 

Turnout: 73.1 per cent

  

Scotland Result

 

Leave: 1,018,322 (38.0 per cent)

 

REMAIN: 1,661,191 (62.0 per cent

 

Turnout: 67.2 per cent

  

UK Result

 

LEAVE: 17,410,742 (51.9 per cent)

 

Remain: 16,141,241 (48.1 per cent)

  

The UK has voted to leave the European Union

 

REHOMING BATS - AND THE ANGEL'S SHARE

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The long-abandoned and derelict village of Polphail near Tighnabruaich may well be about to have a new lease of life.

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FERRY MEETING CONFUSION

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Minutes of a January meeting of the Gourock-Dunoon Ferry Services Steering Group – published this week – state that a local pressure group asked to be involved in ‘the assessment and scoring’ of tender submissions for the route. Dunoon Gourock Ferry Action Group (DGFAG), however, say the record is inaccurate.

 

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