Young carers initiative nets generous donation
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Young carers initiative nets generous donation

Pointers Youth Centre have senior carers groups in Lewis and Harris for secondary aged young people and also run a junior young carers group which meets monthly for primary 4 to 7 carers.

Mission accomplished for running man Olly
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Mission accomplished for running man Olly

Running every day, even when on holiday, Olly Stephen notched up a total of 2662Km (1,654 miles) a third more than he intended and equivalent to 700 times up and down Ben Nevis.

Saints GG bounce into the lockdown
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Saints GG bounce into the lockdown

Despite the frustration of the unexpected football shutdown, Saints GG can at least console themselves that they were able to keep playing until the last gasp. 

Saints all at sea ‘Doon the Watter’
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Saints all at sea ‘Doon the Watter’

Saints Manager Willie Gemmell’s ongoing selection headaches intensified with Kerr Newbigging and Craig MacEwan the latest to join the lengthy list of injury victims.

Boxing Day shinty clash postponed
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Boxing Day shinty clash postponed

The match, played in memory of former players Vince Carnie and Jamie Pearson, will be played once restrictions have been lifted along with the Robert Wylie Memorial Cup.

Ministerial approval for shinty board
Lochaber
Ministerial approval for shinty board

Cabinet Secretary for Finance, and Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch MSP, Kate Forbes took part in the Camanachd Association September board meeting to discuss a number of topics relevant to the shinty community.

Another level of crazy for ‘gym guy’ Innes
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Another level of crazy for ‘gym guy’ Innes

Having completed half the distance in 12 hours last year, ‘gym guy’ Innes Hughes, is now challenging himself to run from Oban to Fort William and back in 24 hours in aid of mental health support charity Martyn’s Monday Club.

Another level of crazy for ‘gym guy’ Innes
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Another level of crazy for ‘gym guy’ Innes

Having completed half the distance in 12 hours last year, ‘gym guy’ Innes Hughes, is now challenging himself to run from Oban to Fort William and back in 24 hours in aid of mental health support charity Martyn’s Monday Club.

Swimmers await online comparisons
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Swimmers await online comparisons

Swimmers competed in races in all four strokes and over 50m and 100m with times sent on to be compared with swimmers from Campbeltown, Helensburgh, Inverclyde, Islay and Dunoon to decide the medal winners.