All departments at CalMac will return to full normal working hours by the middle of October, managing director Robbie Drummond has confirmed.
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.
Long-distance charity walker Karen Penny is set to complete her 11,000 mile coastal walk around the UK and Ireland on World Alzheimer’s Day, Tuesday September 21, in the Shetland Islands.
A total of 28 primary one pupils have started their school careers at schools across Arran with all of them adapting well to their new surroundings and coping admirably with the changes brought about by the Covid pandemic.
Things are really looking up for Arran professional jockey Nicola Currie who has bounced back to form after a difficult two years.
August was a little cooler and much wetter than the very dry July. The mean temperature was one degree lower, and the rainfall was five times as much, all at the beginning of the month.