Cooriedoon Nursing Home in Whiting Bay has celebrated 25 years of caring.
Staff,residents,family and friends gathered on a sunny Thursday afternoon to mark this milestone with a grand party complete with champagne,orange juice,an excellent buffet and balloons.
See the Arran Banner edition of May 25 2013 for the full story and on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
In this week’s Twenty Years Ago section we feature the marriage of two well known Arran folk –can you tell who they are?
See the Arran Banner edition of May 25 2013 for another walk down memory lane. Alos available on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
The 2013 Goat Fell Race attracted a record entry with 204 runners completing the arduous eight miles to the top of Goat Fell and back.
This compares to 86 runners last year and was due to the race forming part of the Scottish Hill Runners Championship this year.
Finlay Wild of Lochaber Athletic Club won in a time of one hour,15 minutes and 56 seconds.
For all the details see the Arran Banner edition of May 25 2013 and on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
Southend won the Arran Haulage Shield,the first silverware of the island’s football season,in a spirited encounter with Lamlash on Saturday,May 18 2013.
The final was taken into extra time by a 90th minute goal from Jamie Picken,who followed it up with a winner in the extra 30 minutes.
For the full report see the Arran Banner edition of May 25 2013 and on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
The venues are booked,a superb line-up has been finalised but there’s a cloud hanging over Arran Folk Festival.
Ticket sales have not been sufficient so far to help cover the costs of the non-profit making event so organisers are asking ‘for a little help this year from friends of the Arran Folk Festival’.
Read more about the festival in the Arran Banner,May 18 2013 and on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital