The fun day, which sees summer visitors and locals dressing up for a day of not-too-serious cricket, usually takes place a week before the Brodick Highland Games and is a highlight of the summer calendar for many.
As she prepares to return to China Lu Dong, Hanban teacher with North Ayrshire Confucius Classroom Hub, reflects on what has made her experience on Arran so special. Lulu lived and worked on the island for two as a Mandarin teacher. This is her Arran – letter by letter – part 1
Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.