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Major fire prevention works proposed for Brodick Castle

logoA planning application has been lodged with North Ayrshire Council for major fire prevention work to be undertaken at Brodick Castle. Work will include an upgrade of the fire detection system as well as a new firefighting lift and the replacement of various doors and windows.

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Double celebration for unbeaten Brodick

Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 18.36.43Jubilant Brodick FC were in high spirits last week when they rounded o their season with a celebratory double – winning the league championship and the Arran Football Association Cup nal at Sandbraes.

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Local golfer picked for Team Scotland

Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 18.39.09Whiting Bay man has been selected to repre- sent Scotland in a tourna- ment at the Cardrona Re- sort and Hotel near Peebles next month where he will compete in the Auld Ene- my Cup.

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Old Post Office changes its colours to become chic boutique

Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 18.41.13Arran’s newest shop has opened its doors in what used to be the Post Office in Lamlash. Chameleon, a la- dies’ boutique run by Lynn Walker, will be open five days a week throughout the year offering contemporary fashion and accessories to the island’s residents and visitors alike

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Hair to spare

Screen Shot 2016-08-25 at 18.44.13When Shiskine primary pupil Olivia McNeice, discovered that there are children who have lost their hair through ill health she immediately offered some of her own for wigs.

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With rising numbers of cyclists visiting the island each year, do you think a dedicated cycle path between Brodick and Corrie would benefit the island?

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