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SPORT RELIEF 2016

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This weekend sees the Sport Relief Mile take place and Paul Kerr, together with son Zander, will be the run starter.

 Paul, as many readers will know, is currently in training for the Clyde open water swim in July.

 

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LOW TIDES CAUSE FERRY PROBLEMS

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Extremely low tides over last weekend and into this week caused some concern for local ferry operator Western Ferries.

 

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NEW PICNIC AREA IN KIRN

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Kirn’s new picnic area

 

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The tireless people at EnviroKirn have done it again. 

 

This time they’ve built a new picnic area, complete with smart tables and benches.

Full story in tomorrow's paper.

 

 

RESTORING THE BURGH HALL VIKING

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A once-colourful part of the Burgh Hall is currently undergoing complex restoration far from home.

 

The ‘Viking’ stained glass window is now lying in pieces in Prestwick.

 

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COWAL AND BUTE LADIES' SHINTY

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Sunday March 6 saw the start of ladies’ shinty for the women of Cowal and Bute's second team.  Travelling away to Ardnamurchan with a newly formed squad and sparkling new kits from the club sponsor ABEL (Drainage), the girls arrived with confidence and faced a long day with a total of five games to be played.

 

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FERRY CONTRACT BIDS NOW IN

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The bids are now in for the new eight-year contract to run the vast majority of west coast ferries.  Existing operator CalMac has only one rival for the £1billion contract; the private company Serco. Pictured above is Martin Dorchester, md of CalMac.

 

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