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Dunoon's Wonderland Days

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Five staff at ‘big’ Boots’ store in Dunoon have been celebrating World Book Day by dressing up as characters from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.

   

Lisa Braham made the costumes and decorations for the store and today is the last chance you have to see Lisa and her colleagues all dressed up.

   

The Dunoon store has been collecting books and donations for underprivileged children.

   

Lisa is pictured, right, with colleagues Jennifer Mackay, Allan Brown, Kerry Anne Dunne and Carly Sinclair.

   

POT SHOP - END OF AN ERA

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AFTER 20 years of service the Pot Shop on Argyll Street will close its doors for the last time, marking the end of an historic association with Dunoon Ceramics Ltd.

 

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DECANT TIMING CONDEMNED

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THE TIMING of a decant of pupils to allow the building of a new Kirn Primary School have been announced – and condemned by Scotland’s largest teaching union and a parent council.

 

Argyll and Bute Council announced last week that pupils will be moved to classrooms within Dunoon Grammar School’s English department after the Easter holidays, with the grammar school’s English Department’s resources moving to temporary classrooms installed in DGS car parks over the two-week holiday period.

 

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NEW GATES FOR DUNOON PIER

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BLACKSMITH Finlay Currie was at Dunoon Pier today (Friday) - with his faithful dog Kela - as finishing touches were put to new gates for the newly-refurbished structure.

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BOOKS NOT BOSSES

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ARGYLL AND Bute MSP Michael Russell says the local council should not recruit a new chief executive – and use the saved money to retain axed school librarians.

 

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CLAMPDOWN AS PUBWATCH RETURNS

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AFTER a few years absence Dunoon’s Pubwatch scheme is back and local bar owners are warning customers that abusive behaviour and the use of fake IDs, within their premises, will not be tolerated.

 

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