Big support for mainland football bid
Football
Big support for mainland football bid

A sporting initiative to create a league team to compete against mainland football teams has got off on the right foot with a tide of support from the Arran community which has helped to secure some sponsorship and an official interview with the Ayrshire Sunday League Amateur Football Association.

New mini-golf is a big hit
Nostalgia
New mini-golf is a big hit

The newly created mini golf facility on Brodick seafront has already proven to be a big hit with visitors and locals who have flocked to the attraction to test out the new course.

Golfers complete 24 hour charity challenge
News
Golfers complete 24 hour charity challenge

Eight golfers attempting to raise funds for locals charities have completed a 24 hour golf challenge at Whiting Bay Golf Club by playing more than eight rounds of golf lasting through the evening, into the night and for the whole of the next day.

Big support for mainland football bid
Football
Big support for mainland football bid

A sporting initiative to create a league team to compete against mainland football teams has got off on the right foot with a tide of support from the Arran community which has helped to secure some sponsorship and an official interview with the Ayrshire Sunday League Amateur Football Association.

New mini-golf is a big hit
Nostalgia
New mini-golf is a big hit

The newly created mini golf facility on Brodick seafront has already proven to be a big hit with visitors and locals who have flocked to the attraction to test out the new course.

Track and field success at Ayrshire athletics finals
News
Track and field success at Ayrshire athletics finals

Arran High School pupils demonstrated a regime of athletic excellence at the Ayrshire School’s Athletics Final which resulted in pupils achieving 14 gold, silver and bronze medals and coming in sixth place overall.

Other Sports
Summer camp back on Arran

Covering the basics of running, jumping and throwing, the camps will provide youngsters with a chance to try their newly discovered skills in a variety of athletic disciplines.

Sport
Heat is on in hot half marathon

For the first time organisers used the services of a professional electronic timing company, and every runner had a timing chip in their ankle strap.

Sport
This one’s for you Willie!

Winners of the Arran Golfers Association’s Hope Cup saw winners, Brodick Golf Club dedicating their win to 70-year long club supporter and three times captain, Willie Innes, who passed away early last month.

Leisure
Arran film gets world premiere in Brodick

The premiere of the film Shore: how we see the sea will kick off an 18 month Scotland wide tour with a host of events accompanying the Screen Machine premiere at the Auchrannie.

Leisure
A heady mix of malt and music

Visitors from all over the world were welcomed by glorious sunshine which saw them enjoying the selection of music and drams available outdoors in the warm air over the three-day event.

Health shake-up
Opinion
Health shake-up

It is important then that anyone with any concerns should make sure they attend one of the public meetings being held around the island over the next few months, advising the public of the changes and to hear their views.