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Dunoon Shop Window Award

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White Rabbits on Hillfoot Street was awarded Best Christmas Window in town by Dunoon Community Council this year.
May Hughes who works in the shop is warming her hands by the fireside...

HEN HARRIER FOUND DEAD

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Police Scotland and RSPB Scotland are issuing a joint appeal for information after a young hen harrier was discovered dead with unexplained injuries on an estate near Dunoon. 

“Kathy”, a female bird, was satellite tagged as a chick on the Cowal Peninsula in August this year (2017) as part of the RSPB’s EU-funded Hen Harrier LIFE+ Project.

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STAND UP COMEDY AT BURGH HALL

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There’s a great show on at the Burgh Hall this Friday, December 22, and if you have a touch of the winter blues, or are stressed out with pre-Christmas planning, then this might just be the answer.

Shed your troubles, sit back and enjoy a great night of stand-up comedy, right here in Dunoon.

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Dunoon Open Churches

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Dunoon is now halfway through its Open Churches time for Christmas 2017 - so there’s still plenty of opportunity to visit.


In addition Dunoon’s High Kirk has its annual Christmas Tree Festival, pictured, from 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm today and Saturday.

‘ROCKET MAN’ CLOCKED AT 101MPH

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A 21-year-old driver was clocked travelling at 101mph on the notorious Rest and be Thankful road on Friday (December 8).

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Guilty plea for stabbing

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Dunoon man Martin Campbell Richardson appeared at the High Court In Glasgow on Thursday (December 7) pleading guilty to assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement and endangerment of life.


The incident took place at 5.15pm on Sunday April 9 at Ballagan Buildings, Auchamore Road, when a 30-year-old man was stabbed. Eye witnesses described the victim ‘lying on the ground covered in blood’.


Mr Richardson appeared at Dunoon Sheriff Court during the week following the stabbing, charged with assault, and assault to severe injury and attempted murder. He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

The 26-year-old's sentence was deferred until January 9 at the High Court in Edinburgh.

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