Two tests urged for visitors
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Two tests urged for visitors

The recent rise in the number of Covid-19 cases on Arran has led to NHS Ayrshire and Arran issuing new advice to both visitors and accommodation providers on Arran.

Business support, just the job
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Business support, just the job

Let’s get back to work! Whether you want to get a foot on the first step of the ladder, have been made redundant or are yearning to retrain, there is help available. The UK Government is working hand-in-hand with businesses to offer opportunities to young people.

Food-to-market project gets funding support
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Food-to-market project gets funding support

Arran’s Food Journey has been awarded £5,000 of funding from the Scottish government supported regional food fund to deliver its Arran Food to Market project, which is aimed at promoting Arran’s fantastic range of food and drink products and highlighting where to buy them locally.

Hockey hen do for Jenny
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Hockey hen do for Jenny

Arran Ladies Hockey Club had an unusual practice session last Thursday when the team celebrated the upcoming nuptials of one of its long-time members.

Sport
Ewan’s selfless efforts recognised with golfing prize

Team leader of the Arran Mountain Rescue Team (AMRT), Ewan McKinnon, recently enjoyed an afternoon of golf with celebrities and golfing professionals as part of an initiative aimed at recognising front-line heroes for their hard work and dedication throughout the pandemic.

Sport
Four-goal Archie helps brush aside Craigie United

Arran AFC have secured a place in the semi-finals of the Ayrshire Sunday Amateur Football Association’s Summer Challenge Tournament thanks to a goal spree by centre-forward Archie McNicol who scored four goals to help secure victory against Cragie United.

Now is your time to slow down and experience Scotland
Opinion
Now is your time to slow down and experience Scotland

The reopening of tourism is a delicate balance between to needs and aspirations of visitors and the health and well being of the providers. Here VisitScotland chief executive Malcolm Roughead gives a personal view of the way forward for everyone.