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Quiz: Which teams play at these lower league British football grounds?

While newer all-seater arenas can look mundane and homogeneous, there are still plenty of traditional grounds in Scotland and England to give the football leagues a mixture of variety and modernity.

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Golfing latest

Bute golfing round up

Here is a latest round up from the golf clubs across Bute.

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Port Bannatyne Winter League pairs winners

Port Bannatyne Winter League

The Winter League for 2016/17 at Port Bannatyne Golf Club saw Liam Shanks and David Greer retain their title.

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Sarah Sidebottom, 2017 Scottish Mixed Doubles winner

Rothesay’s Sarah is a winner

Badminton player Sarah Sidebottom was in great form last weekend when she and partner Christopher Grimley won the 
Scottish mixed doubles championship.

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Action from a recent Brandane game against Larkhall

Young Brandane side show promise

Rothesay Brandane lost 4-0 away from home last Saturday against Rhu Amateurs in the Caledonian League Div 1A.

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An Isle of Bute triathlon competitor from last year

Be quick or you could miss out on island’s major sports event

The organisers of the Isle of Bute Triathlon are looking for as many locals as possible to get involved in this year’s 
annual event.

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Bute Shinty first team squad

Bute get season off to winning start

After multiple false starts Bute’s 1st team finally got their 2017 campaign up and running at home to Oban Celtic in their namesake trophy.

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Search for European Championship volunteers begins

Search for European Championship volunteers begins

People across Scotland are being given the chance to volunteer and be the face of the inaugural European Championships in 2018.

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Bute Clay March shoot was a success

Good turnout for Bute clays

The March outing of Bute Clay Target Club proved a great success with 23 guns turning up to compete.

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Bute curlers take to the ice

Bute curlers compete for club silverware

It’s been a busy time for Bute Curling Club over the past month with members 
competing in two trophies.

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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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A good catch for visitors to the  loch

Increased fishing stock a boost for local anglers

Anglers fishing on two of the island’s lochs have returned bumper catches over the 
winter months.

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Action from Brandane v Hamilton match

Makeshift Brandane bounce back after recent defeats

Youth overcame experience as Rothesay Brandane 
recorded a draw against
opponents who had 
recently beat them 8-1.

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Derek Keir, CEO of Camanach Association

Derek takes on leading role at Camanachd Association

The Camanachd Association has appointed Derek Keir as their new chief executive 
officer.

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Bute Golf Club Fraser presentation

Presidential role for long-serving Frazer

Bute Golf Club has paid tribute to long-serving official Frazer Robinson by conferring on him the position of honorary club president.

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Port Bannatyne GC stableford winners

Stableford winners

Twenty hardy souls from Port Bannatyne Golf Club braved the wet and windy weather on Sunday morning for the pairs stableford.

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Martin Deighan and John McInairnie, two of the prizewinners at the clubs presentation night

Prizewinning anglers

The Isle of Bute Angling Association recently held their annual general meeting and prizegiving night in The Moat Centre.

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Stewart Regan, Chief Executive; Andrew McKinlay, Chief Operating Officer, Scottish Football Association and David Little, Chief Executive, Scottish Youth Football Association appeared before the Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee to give evidence on Child Protection in sport  Pic: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

488 youth football coaches suspended over disclosure checks

Hundreds of Scottish youth football coaches and officials have been suspended for failing to complete comprehensive background checks.

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Malky McKay is seen here with performance school players

SFA initiative aims to seek out the best in young football talent

Aspiring young footballers on Bute could soon be involved in a new Scottish Football 
Association initiative which is aimed to source the best young talent from across the nation.

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Robert McKirdy increased his lead in Bute Golf Club's Winter League at Kingarth on Saturday.

Golf: Robert increases league lead at Kingarth

A winning round of 38 stableford points increased Robert McKirdy’s lead in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League at Kingarth on Saturday.

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