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Aim higher, council tells Gigha stargazers
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Aim higher, council tells Gigha stargazers

Oban’s Argyllshire Gathering and the Tiree Music Festival are set to be the biggest beneficiaries from a council events fund, but Gigha’s first stargazing festival missed out, because it would bring only 10 visitors

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Campbeltown and Kintyre Maps 2022

ONE of Argyll’s largest towns, Campbeltown, on the eastern tip of the Kintyre peninsula, is a natural port, set in deep water and sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly wind by Davaar Island.
Originally called Kinlochkilkerran back in the 1600s, the Chief of the Clan Campbell decided that, as one of the key towns in his domain, it should carry the name of Campbell and so it became Campbeltown.

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Islanders’ fury over proposed ferry cut

Anger has erupted in Harris at CalMac’s proposal to cut the ferry service into Tarbert by half on Saturdays, which islanders say will bring the tourism industry to a standstill