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1980

Lord Ballantrae dies

1983

Henry Ewing Torbet aka Snib of Bennane Cave (aged 71) dies. Village erects  Memorial opposite his cave home entrance.

1983

In September a lorry laden with 600 bales of straw caught fire in the middle of Ballantrae causing damage to two houses.

1983 Lobster fisherman

1984

Ballantrae schoolhouse burnt down

1985

In September the River Stinchar burst its banks blocking the main Stranraer – Glasgow road

1986

Ballantrae resident Mrs Frances Logan Celebrated her 100th. Birthday

1986 Flower Show winners

1987

Emily Mitchell retires after 10 years as School Dinner Lady. For 42 years she drove the School taxi

1989 Ardstinchar players

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