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Breaking news: An official government report supports the retention of Ardrossan as the preferred port for the Arran ferry.
The government STAG report has been sent out to all relevant parties today (Monday) and they have 14 days to respond before the Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf, officially announces his decision.

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It’s business as usual after shock takeover

It was business as usual at Arran Aromatics this week after a surprise takeover.

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Fence bid to keep out badgers

fenceMore than 1,500 feet of fencing is to be installed at Lamlash Cemetery in a bid to stop the badgers.

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Help for stem busters to beat knotweed menace

knotweedThe Arran Trust has awarded the Arran Team Knotweed Busters and Lamlash Improvements a grant towards the eradication of Japanese knotweed from Cordon to Clauchlands Point in Lamlash.

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Read all about it as schools celebrate World Book Day

book daySchools across Arran celebrated World Book Day last Thursday with competitions, readings and dressing up for the event which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

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All new Ardrossan

hubThe first images of how Ardrossan harbour could look after its £15 million makeover have been unveiled today (Friday).

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Transport minister handed 6,970 petition signatures

ministerArran’s MSP Kenneth Gibson met with transport minister Humza Yousaf at the Scottish Parliament last week and presented a total of 6,970 petition signatures collected by local SNP activists
in support of keeping the ferry at Ardrossan.

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Evacuation after Brodick flooding

floodingA Brodick pensioner had to be evacuated from his flooded house in Douglas Place last Thursday by firefighters attended to a localised flooding incident.

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Whiting Bay serves up a winning dose of Poison

11There was high praise indeed for the 2017 one act drama festival when seasoned adjudicator Nat Little said it was the best festival he had ever judged.

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Green cash boost for eco projects

logoTwo environmental projects on Arran are this week celebrating a major funding boost.

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