Primary pupils in penny fundraiser
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Primary pupils in penny fundraiser

Pupils from Brodick Primary School braved the autumn cold to take part in a line of pennies fundraiser which raised more than £800 for the Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

Autumn Fest at the castle
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Autumn Fest at the castle

The annual autumnal celebration, now in its second year, is known as Autumn Fest and will take place every day from Sunday October 13th to Monday October 21.

Britain’s first modern mandolin quartet to visit Arran
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Britain’s first modern mandolin quartet to visit Arran

Described as ‘infectious fun with off-beat humour’, the concert will feature mandolins of all sizes and will include a wide repertoire of lively reels, traditional airs, hot swing and ragtime, plus the occasional Chinese or Brazilian tune.

Remembering Alexander’s in sweetie addicts book
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Remembering Alexander’s in sweetie addicts book

It has been said that Scots are the world’s most voracious consumers of sweeties and chocolate. Glasgow-based writer, Deedee Cuddihy whose previous books include the best-selling I Love Irn-Bru and The Wee Guide to Scottish Women, decided to test the veracity of this claim.