Celebrating a birthday at the summit of Goatfell may not sound particularly extra-ordinary – but how about an 80th birthday!
On 8 September Brian Martin from Lamlash celebrated reaching 80 years of age and decided that he wanted to climb Goatfell as part of his birthday celebrations.
See the Arran Banner, October 18 2014, for the full story- also available online at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
Finlay Wild proved he was king of the hill as runners braved heavy rain and treacherous conditions in the annual Goatfell Race on Saturday May17.
A total of 136 entries took part in the gruelling eight-mile hill race and despite the torrential downpour there was good support from the runners at the start in Ormidale Park and on the streets outside, with the biggest cheers for the six local runners took on the challenge.
Read the full report in the Arran Banner edition of May 23 2014, also online from the same date at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital
A wee taster of the many delights about Arran: views and Lochranza Castle.