It’s a washout!
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It’s a washout!

Arran was hit by torrential rain on Friday which, at the height of the downfall, almost brought the island to a standstill.

MSP Mary Fee to retire
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MSP Mary Fee to retire

Scottish Labour’s Mary Fee MSP has announced that she will be retiring at the next Scottish Parliament election in 2021.

Councillor backs hearing aid support service
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Councillor backs hearing aid support service

The volunteers have been trained by NHS Ayrshire and Arran audiology to clean and re-tube NHS hearing aids and provide information about assistive equipment such as amplified phones, TV listeners and vibrating/flashing alarms which can make everyday life easier for people with hearing loss.

Outdoors
Kids stay active during summer holidays

More than 160 children enjoyed taking part in an assortment of fun sporting activities during a three day summer sports event hosted by Active Schools and local volunteers.

Treasure trove of tractors on display
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Treasure trove of tractors on display

The annual tractor show was a fitting finale to a long list of special events hosted over the summer by the Arran Heritage Museum who, this year, celebrated their 40th anniversary.

Leisure
Get inspired to love wood

Taking place today (Saturday) and tomorrow, between 10am and 4.30pm, the festival showcases the skills of the artisans, artists and woodworkers, while also exhibiting the varied items that have been created.

Leisure
Society learn about the history of weddings

Members of the Arran Historical Society gained an interesting insight into the customs and history of the wedding when Valerie Reilley presented a talk on the subject at their latest meeting.

Leisure
Corrie’s Capers ready for first book festival

The children’s book, written by Alison Page, tells the story of a little dog called Corrie who visits the Edinburgh Tattoo. Illustrated by Kirsty Oxley, the second book in the series has been welcomed by more than 33 stockists on Arran and further afield, including Edinburgh Castle and a number of bookstores in Edinburgh.