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FUDGE, THE BLOOD DONOR DOG

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It will come as a surprise to many people that dogs can be blood donors too. And it is a service that needs new contributions all the time.

The Pet Blood Bank is the only charity that provides a canine blood bank service for all vet practices across the UK.

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HEIGHT ISSUES AT SANDBANK

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Sandbank residents are  unhappy with the height of infilled land at the Holy Loch Marina which, they say, has disrupted views of the sea for some 30 families.

However, owner Matt Downs has now applied  to Argyll and Bute Council, in a part-retrospective application, to increase the height of part of the infilled area even more.

 

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IN CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL RUSSELL MSP

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We caught up with local MSP Michael Russell to talk ferries, Trident and the future. Full interview in tomorrow's paper. 

FAMOUS AUTHOR IN DUNOON

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Christopher Brookmyre, celebrated and award-winning crime writer, visited Dunoon Library on Tuesday evening - and the Standard got a chance to have a chat with the so-called ‘tartan noir’ author before the event, although that’s not a term he’d use to describe his work. Full interview in tomorrow's paper.

PLANNING WOES AT CARRICK CASTLE

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Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park authority has this week approved  a controversial planning application for land to the south of Cuilimuich, Carrick Castle - despite vociferous opposition from local residents and the community council. Full story in tomorrow's paper. 

POLICE APPEAL

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A man was detained by the police around 1am on Thursday November 19 after being seen by officers acting suspiciously near the slipway on the A880, in Kilmun.

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