Mod poetry win for Oban’s Lucie

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Seven-year-old Lucie Spreadbury, of Oban’s Bun-sgoil Achadh na Creige, won the poetry gold medal for girls aged 7-8 learners, reading ‘Mucan beaga beaga’: ‘A Wee Pig’. She may be getting used to winning, having taken a gold in the mod in Oban and a silver on Mull, but her mum Hazel Kelso still ‘almost cried’ with pride. Four of Lucie’s sisters are competing throughout the week.

Don’t miss this week’s Oban Times for comprehensive coverage from the Royal National Mod in Glasgow.