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Saving Donna’s sight
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Saving Donna’s sight

Doctors warned 50-year-old Donna Mackenzie that it could take at least one year’s wait to get cataract surgery on the NHS – putting her at risk of losing her sight completely.

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Craignish goes green

Botanical lemonade and hot dogs will be some of the treats at Craignish Green Day on Tuesday June 14 , 3pm to 6pm

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Fun in the sun on Seil

A children’s fun day organised on Saturday by parents at Seil Island Hall brought in just over £500 and involved all ages from the community getting hands-on with the first big event since Covid lockdown.

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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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Fundraising swimmers lap up support

Mary Freer and Karen Wesley who swim with the cheekily-named Bluetits, a UK-wide open swimming network, have been out in their cossies daily to take a dip and swim lengths of the quarry pool near Seil Island Hall.

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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.