Tag: Appin

Treat others the way you would want to be treated

Frustrations are growing though with the UK government for ‘dragging its heels’ over processing the mountain of visa applications that will undoubtedly be piling up on civil servants’ desks – each one will be a desperate plea for safety and sanctuary.

Appin launches Nellie G

The St. Ayles Skiff, registered as number 209 with the Scottish Coastal Rowing
Association, is named after a much-missed wife of the boat’s main builder.

Hill farmer’s true love

Ian Weir has published memories of his rural upbringing in two books and  his stories have been aired and much-loved on Oban FM, winning listeners’ hearts

More home time hopes for brave tot

Matthew Innes’s next cancer treatment in the New Year means he should be able to spend more time in Appin, rather than in a Glagow hospital miles away from home

Cycle challenge raises thousands for cancer charity

Appin tot Matthew Innes, who is now back at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glagow for his last two radiotherapy sessions, was well enough to wave off firefighters and the village police officer who took on a cycling challenge round Loch Creran in their full kit for Neuroblastoma UK.

Praise be – communities welcome new minister

To help the Glasgow-born Reverend Duglad Cameron cover his new parish of Appin and Lismore, he is planning on getting an e-bike to speed him on his way – and cut his carbon footprint.