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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.

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Sun smiles on fundraising duo

Fiona and Alan Patterson’s mission for Prostate Cancer UK has been inspired by a friend who has the disease. They set their goal at £2,500 but it has now exceeded the £3,000 mark.

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Great ‘feet’ as fundraising walkers smash their target

Fiona and Alan Patterson are raising money and awareness for leading men’s health charity Prostate Cancer UK, inspired by a friend who has the disease. They are half-way through the 1,000 mile walk and have already made more than £2,800.