Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 53

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Saturday December 30, 2000


Arran awoke to a winter wonderland on Thursday, just three days late to make it a white Christmas. However, it was not too late for youngsters to have fun in the snow and Erin, Beth and Anna Hamilton, with cousin Laura, had a snowball fight in Shiskine. 01_B53tweY01

Donna Hemmings of Blairvoyach, West Bennan, and her eight-year-old daughter Jennifer show off their new foal Jasper, who was born three days before Christmas. Also in the picture is Jasper’s sire, Arab stallion Jakhiri, and dam Tootsie, a six-year-old Welsh pony. 01_B53tweY02

The 1970s returned to Brodick Hall on Saturday night when group Wig Wam Bam played to enthusiastic revellers who joined in the fun by digging out some appropriate clothing. 01_B53tweY03

Happy children with their presents at the Kilmory Hall Christmas party. 01_B53tweY04

Santa popped in to the Brodick Brownies Christmas party last week. 01_B53tweY05

Santa is surrounded by happy and excited children at the Lamlash WRI Christmas party in the community centre last Saturday. 01_B53tweY06

Santa popped in to Corriedoon nursing home on Christmas Day where Celia Butler and staff introduced him to residents, from left, Margaret Irving, Ella Tyndal, Adam McNeice, Elizabeth Murchie and Betty Crawford. 01_B53tweY07