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Fun in the sun on Seil
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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.

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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.

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Online challenge helps autism group

Taking part over 24 hours live on social media, the Mixed Martial Arts enthusiasts attracted a large following who watched and donated money to see them undertaking a series of challenges.

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Speedo Mick to pay brief visit to Oban

The footie fundraiser will walk across the UK and Ireland wearing only trademark blue undies, a swimming cap, Everton scarf and a pair of boots in an epic five-month mission.