Arran GPs under strain but don’t need mainland help
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Arran GPs under strain but don’t need mainland help

There is growing concern that a lack of local knowledge and facilities will create disruption and delay for patients on Arran following the announcement that patients phoning their GP practice may now have their call re-directed to a central call handling service on the mainland.

Arran home to two winners in inspirational awards
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Arran home to two winners in inspirational awards

Head Chef at Brodick Bar and Brasserie Timur Jay Ünal, has been awarded first-place in NFU Mutual’s Inspirational Young Person Awards.  Another local, Wallace Currie, owner of Rural2Kitchen, received highly commended recognition.

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Community council needs you

It is almost time for Arran Community Council elections, and completed nomination papers need to be with North Ayrshire Council Committee and Member Services by 12noon on Monday September 27.

Share some love and cheer this Christmas
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Share some love and cheer this Christmas

Blythswood Care have launched their 2021 Christmas shoebox appeal and once again St. Bride’ s Church Brodick will be acting as the collection and checking point for the island.

Super strike sinks Troon
Sport
Super strike sinks Troon

Arran AFC stepped up another rung on the division one table of the Ayrshire Sunday League to secure a third place position after their win against Troon Town over the weekend.

Sport
Rugby club in charity challenge

A group of players, coaches and staff from Hamilton Rugby Club will undergo a gruelling charity challenge in memory of a friend who died of cancer last year.

Leisure
Help at hand to get up Goatfell

Arran Mountain Festival (AMF) guides will be leading a walk up Goatfell aimed at first-timers and those that have never managed to ascend Arran’s highest peak.