Thousands of smiling faces mark the return of the games
Leisure
Thousands of smiling faces mark the return of the games

The 134th Brodick Highland Games took place in fair weather on Saturday and was enjoyed by the thousands of visitors who managed to make their way to the games despite ferry disruption which failed to dampen the spirits of those competing, performing and spectating.

News
Community views sought on ferry move to Troon

The public are being invited to have their say on the relocation of the Arran ferry service to Troon which it is now being suggested will be for around two years – six months longer than previously predicted.

All the Arran Show 2022 trophy winners
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All the Arran Show 2022 trophy winners

Here are the full results of the silver cups and trophies presented at the 184th Arran Farmers’ Society Show held at Glenkiln, Lamlash on Wednesday August 3.

Nothing wrong with these roads
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Nothing wrong with these roads

Residents have been left ‘flabbergasted’ by claims that the roads outside their homes have not been damaged by construction traffic.

Ian brings home the beef at Lamlash Open
Sport
Ian brings home the beef at Lamlash Open

Ian ‘Beef’ Kennedy, playing off a handicap of nine and confirmed with his Central Database Handicaps number, took home most of the silverware in a field of 132 competitors at the Lamlash Open.

Sport
Bowling back in Lamlash

Lamlash bowlers have expressed their delighted at being able to return to Lamlash Bowling Green to take part in their first competition since 2018.

Leisure
History of policing on Arran

The next guest speaker at the Arran Heritage Museum’s popular series of Tuesday Talks will be Police Scotland sergeant Kevin Blackley.

Leisure
Solid support to save Whiting Bay jetty

Whiting Bay and Districts Improvements Association has described being ‘blown away’ by the tremendous community support and appreciation of the jetty after reaching 77 per cent of their JustGiving target.

Opinion
Tackling bird flu

The first recorded outbreak of bird flu on Arran among seabirds is worrying indeed.