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Close shave for charity
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Close shave for charity

Oban volunteer coastguard Iain Mackinnon started his beard-growing challenge from a short trim back in October and just before he had it shaved off last week in aid of cancer Research UK – the longest hair was measuring at least four inches long.

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Tributes to cancer charity ambassador Adrian Beard

Oban’s iconic McCaig’s Tower will light up purple in November, the colour of Pancreatic Cancer UK’s charity ribbon, and will be a fitting tribute to the 50-yer-old from Connel whose awareness and fundraising legacy will live on.

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Oban fundraisers step up to the mark

The affection and respect for Connel man Adrian Beard, a cub leader and Group Scout leader with the 37th Argyll Scout Group until his diagnosis forced him to retire, was evident in the turnout and smiles of those treading their laps of the 24-hour Big Step Forward walkathon in aid of Pancreatic Cancer UK.