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COUNCILLORS JOIN IN PITCH PROTEST

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 An internal audit into the management of Dunoon’s 5-a-side cages - and the relationship of the council with Cowal Community Sports Project - has been called for by councillors attending last week’s Bute and Cowal area committee meeting.

 The pitches, at the Black Park, next to Dunoon Stadium, which have fallen into disrepair along with the associated floodlighting and changing facilities, were described as being in ‘urgent need’ of attention by Cllr Michael Breslin, who put forward a motion for the investigation.

 

FULL STORY IN TODAY'S PAPER

 

BACK TO THE 80s AT DGS

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The  pupils of Dunoon Grammar School have been wowing audiences this week with their 'Back To The 80s' show. Show director Kirsty Campbell said: “The last three nights have been the culmination of a lot of hard work from a lot of pupils and staff within our school community. I am extremely proud of every single person who has contributed to making this show a success! 

 

“The response from the three shows so far has been fantastic – our packed audiences have had a great time! There is one final chance to join us this evening – whether you have been before or are a first-timer, we promise you our best performance yet.”

 

DUNCAN'S A PROUD FATHER

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Kyles stalwart  and proud father Duncan Kerr is pictured with his son Ethan. Ethan was a member of the Kyles team that competed in the Mcaulay Six A Side tournament at Mossfield Stadium, Oban.  Ethan was the youngest player taking part, aged just five.

 

OBE FOR LOCAL MAN

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The OBE has been awarded to John Ormond Challis, Trustee of the Strachur based Raven Trust, for services to charity in Malawi.

 

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CAL MAC WINS FERRY CONTRACT

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Caledonian MacBrayne has won a new £900m contract to continue operating the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries Network, the Scottish Government announced yesterday (Thursday).

 

State-owned CalMac and private firm Serco Caledonian Ferries Limited had submitted bids to run the services, including the Colintraive – Rhubodach and Portavadie – Tarbert routes in Cowal.

 

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DYFL Youths Light up Bute

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Dunoon Youth Football League entered two 12-and-under teams and one 9-and-under team into the Light up Bute Rothesay 7-a-side tournament on Sunday May 1.

 All three teams played extremely well despite this being their first tournament away from home.

 

Full match report in tomorrow's paper.

 

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