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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.

 

GLEN KIN ALMOST FULLY RESTORED

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Glen Kin outdoor centre is now, almost, fully restored to its former glory following vandalism there on April 15 this year, with just one broken window still to be repaired.

 

Phil Simpson, chief executive of the Abernethy Trust, who took Glen Kin over 15 months ago, told the Standard: “Unfortunately a group staying there took the opportunity to leave it in a poor state. There was a lot of damage.”

 

Full story in tomorrow's paper.

 

Lazaretto Point driver pleads guilty

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A driver who caused extensive damage to the commemorative lamppost, sea wall and electricity junction box at Lazaretto Point, Sandbank, was sentenced yesterday (May 5) at Dunoon Sheriff Court.

 

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