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Skerryvore in Tarbert on Friday 19th. December

See popular band Skerryvore on Friday 19th December at Tarbert Village Hall, Campbeltown Road, Tarbert, PA29 6TX

Skerryvore 2014 by Kris KesiakPicture by Kris Kesiak

Tickets £12 in advance, (£15 on the door), available from

  • H.D.Ferguson & Son, 15 Argyll St., Lochgilphead, PA31 8LZ
  • Hyslop’s (Butchers), Bannockburn Buildings, Barmore Road, Tarbert, PA29 6TW

Useful Campbeltown numbers and location maps

Health Centre (Doctors) +44 (0) 1586 552105 Map
Hospital +44 (0) 1586 552224 Map
Emergency Services 999
Urgent Healthcare 111
Fire Service +44 (0) 1586 552222
Police Office +44 (0) 1586 862200 Map
Electricity Distribution - Scottish Hydro +44 (0) 800 300 999
Harbour Master +44 (0) 1586 552552 Map
Marine VHF Radio Channels 12, 13, 16
Argyll FM (106.5 107.1 107.7) +44 (0) 1586 551800 Map
Campbeltown Flights +44 (0) 1586 552571 Map
Campbeltown Airport +44 (0) 1586 553797 Map
Tourist Information Centre +44 (0) 1586 552056 fax 553291 Map
Library +44 (0) 1586 552366 Map
Argyll & Bute Council +44 (0) 1586 553313 Map
Post Office (Co-op, Longrow) +44 (0) 1586 554721 Map
Town Centre Map
Local Newspaper (Campbeltown Courier) +44 (0) 1586 554646 Map
Kintyre Time Bank +44 (0) 1586 554744 Map

Kintyre Recycling AGM

The re-convened AGM of Kintyre Recycling Ltd. took place at 8pm on Wednesday 26th. November in the White Hart hotel, Campbeltown. Business Manager Amanda Card reported on KR's progress and on plans for the future. All users of the recycling service in Kintyre (kerbside collection or business users) were welcomed to attend.

To vote at the meeting you needed to be a member (£1 per year). Members could join or renew at the meeting. This was a chance to select the directors to guide the business for the next year.

South Kintyre Development Trust Volunteer Co-ordinator

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a Volunteer Co-ordinator to support and train volunteers working with the Trust. This is a fixed term contract to 31 March 2015, 7 hours per week at £80 per week.

Campbeltown Town Hall Project Coordinator Appointed

South Kintyre Development Trust have appointed a new Project Coordinator to take the Campbeltown Town Hall Project to the next stage of the building's planned refurbishment.

Project Co-ordinator sought for Campbeltown Town Hall Project

An opportunity has arisen to manage and deliver the final development phase of the Campbeltown Town Hall project and prepare for the construction phase through the full project life cycle.

Main Contractor sought for Town Hall refurbishment

Now that detailed planning work is well under way, South Kintyre Development Trust, in conjunction with the architects Coltart Earley, are seeking a Main Contractor for the Conservation and Renovation of Campbeltown Town Hall.

£1M award completes Town Hall finance package

The Big Lottery Growing Community Assets fund has joined Campbeltown Townscape Heritage Initiative, Argyll & Bute Council CHORD programme, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Argyll & the Islands LEADER, the Campbeltown Common Good Fund and Kintyre Civic Society in providing funding for the refurbishment of Campbeltown Town Hall. The funding package that so many have worked towards during the last few years will enable the building to become again the community hub it once was.

A83 to Campbeltown to be a Trunk Road again

Earlier today, at the Scottish Government cabinet meeting in Campbeltown Town Hall, First Minister Alex Salmond confirmed that, within the next year, the A83 road between Kennacraig and Campbeltown will become a trunk road once more.

Longrow, Campbeltown

Longrow is one of the main shopping streets in Campbeltown.

Corner Shop

Corner Shop - Toys and games.
Telephone: -
Address: 11-13 Longrow, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JE

Machrihanish Airbase bought for £1

The buyer is Machrihanish Airbase Community Company, owned and controlled by local people. The hope now is that the site can help reinvigorate the local economy of Campbeltown and the surrounding area by attracting businesses and creating jobs in the process.

Music in Campbeltown

Music of all genres plays a large part in many peoples lives. Argyll, like most parts of Scotland, is rich in musical heritage and current talent. The Mull of Kintyre Music Festival is held annually in Campbeltown.

Horse Riding & Equestrian

Horses and riders are well catered for in the Campbeltown area.


Surf seekers often use the beaches at Machrihanish (5 miles west of Campbeltown on the B843 road), and at Westport (6 miles north on the A83).


There is excellent walking in the surrounding countryside.


Campbeltown has two bowling clubs:


Golfers can choose from several seaside courses with great views, all within easy reach of Campbeltown and the Mull of Kintyre - include them in your
Scotland Golf Package.


The sheltered harbour is a local centre for sailing, and boasts 3m low water depth pontoon berths.

Boat trips

Mull of Kintyre Seatours offer fast and exhilarating boat trips from Campbeltown in the latest design of seaworthy commercial rigid inflatable boats (RIBS).


The fishing is good too, with opportunities for sea angling and fresh-water fly fishing.

Are we missing something?

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