News­pa­per set to mark an­niver­sary

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

AN OUTER He­brides news­pa­per is cel­e­brat­ing its 40-year an­niver­sary with a pro­gramme of spe­cial events. Launched in 1976 in Ben­bec­ula,

Am Pài­pear has gone on to win sev­eral awards.

Editor Iain Stephen Mor­ri­son, said: ‘ Am Pài­pear was cre­ated by the com­mu­nity, which still re­tains a very strong sense of own­er­ship, and this is a huge part of our suc­cess.’

Alas­dair Al­lan MSP opened an ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plor­ing the his­tory of the pub­li­ca­tion at Mu­seum nan Eilean on July 7.

The com­mu­nity is also in­vited to a spe­cial pre­view of a BBC Alba doc­u­men­tary about the pa­per.

Tru­sadh: Am Pài­pear will be shown in Bali­vanich Hall on Tues­day July 19 and will be broad­cast on TV on Au­gust 8.

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