Keep ferry restrictions majority say
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Keep ferry restrictions majority say

Two thirds of Arran residents, who responded to a single online question, think that restrictions on ferry travel to the island should remain after June 14. 

CalMac warns against Arran travel
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CalMac warns against Arran travel

Ferry operator CalMac is reinforcing the essential travel to islands only message on the back of the latest Scottish Government advice.

MSP raises island concerns with First Minister
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MSP raises island concerns with First Minister

Arran MSP Kenneth Gibson said he had received ‘numerous’ emails from Arran constituents worried about the easing of lockdown. He told the Banner: ‘I believe it is an issue which will continue to concern many islanders in the days and weeks ahead.’

Sport
Tenth anniversary of Shiskine clubhouse

The new clubhouse at Shiskine Golf and Tennis Club is 10 years old this week. Unfortunately in the circumstances there can be no celebrations but here we look back at the history of the club and the milestone opening day on Saturday May 29, 2010.

Leisure
More lockdown birthdays

We have been asking readers to send us their photographs of their children who had to celebrate their birthdays in lockdown and here are the latest.

Leisure
The day Duncan waved to a German bomber

Our original Holidays of Bygone Days feature has prompted a number of submissions from readers which we will feature in the coming weeks. This week reader Ian McPhedran of Bearsden shares his wartime memories on Arran – including a close encounter with a German bomber!