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SUNSET CEREMONY RAINED OFF

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THERE was disappointment – from audience members, organisers and performers – in Dunoon last night after the 11th-hour cancellation of the traditional Sunset Ceremony.

 

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CHAMPIONS' PIPE BAND PARADE BANNED – BUT EVENT GOES AHEAD ELSEWHERE

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WORLD pipe band champions Inveraray and District have been banned from holding a victory parade in the Royal Burgh’s main street tomorrow (Saturday) – but the march will go ahead elsewhere in Inveraray.

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Dunoon's Gathering Run

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Despite the heavy rain just before Thursday night's 5K run, starting form the West Bay, there was a good turn out of adults and kids.

 

First past the post in the kid's fun run was Connor Galliard, visiting relatives in Blairmore for Games' week and keen to get some action after an operation on his ear earlier this year.

 

 

POLICE APPEAL AFTER SUSPICIOUS FIRE

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Detectives are appealing for information after a property in Dunoon was set on fire - twice.

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Dunoon Half Marathon

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First woman home in a fantastic time of 1 hour 18 minutes and 19 seconds was Katie White of Garscube Harriers, who was also fifth overall in the Half Marathon, which set off at 11am this morning from Dunoon's West Bay.

 

Katie is pictured with her mother Ann, who also competed in the Half Marathon, which was won by Daniel Bradford of Shettlestone Harriers.

 

Congratulations to the 400 runners who turned out for the second Half Marathon and 10K races.

 

Winner of the 10K was, for the second time, John Bell of Inverclyde Athletic Club in 32 minutes and 50 seconds.

Full report in next Friday's Dunoon Observer.

 

COWAL’S NEW FESTIVAL CANCELLED

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Dunoon’s music lovers were shocked this morning (Friday) to learn that the Cowal Afterglow Festival, due to have been held Cowal Games Sunday, has been cancelled.

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