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Heather Waugh of Dunoon has a powerful tale to tell, of her battle with cancer and how she has recovered enough to run the Kyles ten-mile run later this year. She is looking for donations to help Cowal Hospice and Therapy Service (CHATS) to carry on with their excellent work. You can read Heather’s amazing […]

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Author: Gordon Neish
Posted: August 5, 2022, 8:40 am

A Dunoon man is facing a lengthy jail sentence after being found guilty on two counts of rape following a trial at the High Court in Glasgow. Brian Loughlin of Dunoon appeared in court accused of 13 offences. Eight of these charges were withdrawn, and one was found to be not proven. The drawn-out hearing, […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: August 3, 2022, 8:17 pm

Cowal Rugby Club has confirmed it will not be fielding a senior team this year, as the decision has been made to withdraw the club from league competition for the 2022/23 season. With the West of Scotland League Division Three set to commence on the opening weekend in September, Cowal RFC has announced that they […]

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Author: Cameron Middleton
Posted: July 29, 2022, 10:37 am

Detectives have launched a murder enquiry following the death of a 41-year-old woman in Dunoon. Officers were first called to an ‘incident’ at a block of flats on John Street, Dunoon in the early hours of Saturday (July 23) morning. A woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with what was initially described […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: July 28, 2022, 5:51 pm

A Dunoon man has been remanded in custody following an incident on John Street, Dunoon in the early hours of Saturday morning (July, 23). The 43-year-old man appeared at Greenock Sheriff Court yesterday charged with attempted murder. He was remanded in custody and the case was committed for further examination. He is due to appear […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: July 26, 2022, 10:27 am

A woman has been taken to hospital following a disturbance on John Street, Dunoon. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 1.25am on Saturday, 23 July, 2022, to a report of a disturbance in the John Street area of Dunoon. “Officers attended and a 41-year-old woman has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: July 23, 2022, 7:56 am

ColGlen Shinty Club will be making history this Saturday, July 16, as they will compete in the first ever Single Team Cup Competition final – with the Glendaruel outfit looking to keep this year’s trophy in the South of Scotland. It’s been an excellent season for ColGlen so far, as the men in yellow and […]

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Author: Cameron Middleton
Posted: July 12, 2022, 11:17 am

Two Argyll men appeared at Dunoon Sheriff Court yesterday (June 23), charged with illegal metal detecting and excavation at Dunadd Fort – a site of historical and national significance. Andrejs Grisulis, (35) of Kinlochleven, and Matthew Madden, (55) of Fort William, were both given a six-month Community Payback Order, with 80 hours of unpaid work […]

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Author: Cameron Middleton
Posted: June 24, 2022, 10:39 am

A second person has died following Tuesday’s horrific crash on the A815 in Sandbank. The second fatality is a 90-year-old woman who was the passenger of the silver Toyota Yaris involved in the incident on Tuesday (June 14). The woman, along with the female driver of the car were taken to hospital as a “precaution”following […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: June 18, 2022, 9:34 am

Dunoon-born Greenock Morton left-back Lewis Strapp has put pen to paper today, extending his stay at the club until 2023. The 22-year-old was a key part of Dougie Imrie’s squad last campaign, putting in consistent performances during the second half of the season, seeing the defender pick up both the Fans and Young Player of […]

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Author: Cameron Middleton
Posted: June 15, 2022, 10:11 am

Road Policing officers are appealing for information following a fatal road crash on the A815 near Sandbank, Dunoon. The incident happened around 3.55pm yesterday (Tuesday, June, 14) and involved a silver Toyota Yaris, a cyclist and a pedestrian. Emergency services attended and the 67-year-old male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The 63-year-old female […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: June 15, 2022, 8:23 am

Dunoon Grammar School has been named in the top ten shortlist for World’s Best School Prize for Community Collaboration, and is now one step closer to a £39,865.50 ($50,000) prize.  The five World’s Best School Prizes, founded by T4 Education in partnership with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, Templeton World Charity Foundation, and the Lemann Foundation, […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: June 9, 2022, 6:01 am

A Dunoon man is set to receive an MBE at just 27 years old after being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Regular readers will know Dunoon student John Frace as the face behind the online corona-virus tracking site, Travelling Tabby and his work throughout the pandemic now sees him being honoured for services […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: June 1, 2022, 9:30 pm

As the bank holidays begins, here’s a list of Jubilee celebrations taking place near you. Innellan In common with the rest of Britain, The Innellan Jubilee Beacon/bonfire will be lit on Thursday, June 2 at Cluniter beach at 9.45pm. On Friday, there will be a Fancy Dress Parade for children which will start at old […]

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Author: Megan
Posted: June 1, 2022, 10:10 am

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