Weel-kent local man Alex Pollock was given a fantastic accolade at the Dunoon Dazzles event last weekend, when he was crowned the 2016 Dunoon Community Champion.
And it came as a complete surprise to him. An emotional Alex was presented the award on Saturday evening by last year’s winner, Paul Kerr.
As the pressure continues to mount on the UK government to address the pension age transition inequality faced by thousands of women across Argyll and Bute; local MP Brendan O’Hara attended the inaugural meeting of the WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) Argyll and the Isles group, Saturday November 12 in Helensburgh.
An important week-long WWI centennial commemoration event is being planned for Dunoon next year – and organisers need your stories of the war.
Dunoon will host a four-day exhibition and a two-day conference featuring international experts on various aspects of the war, and on the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
See full story and photo spread of this year's Remembrance events in today's paper.
Last weekend’s Dunoon Film Festival was hailed a success by organisers and audience members alike.
Sean Greenhorn, who co-produced the festival along with Corinne Orton, said: “Dunoon Film Festival is as much a joy to arrange as - we hope - it is to attend, the response this year has been so positive." Full story and photo spread in today's paper.
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