Warning of crackdown as flyposting gets out of hand
News
Warning of crackdown as flyposting gets out of hand

The proliferation of advertising posters around Arran has aroused anger and sparked a debate about the posting of advertising media and whether it has reached the stage of requiring stricter regulation and possibly even intervention.

Fancy dress cricket fun day
Sport
Fancy dress cricket fun day

The annual cricket fun day hosted by Sannox Cricket Club takes place this year at Ormidale Park in Brodick at 12noon on Saturday July 29.

Other Sports
Daughter beats mum to win tennis trophy

An all female tennis final at the annual Rainyer-McDavid competition at Shiskine Golf and Tennis Club saw 12-year-old Olivia Easson and Joanne Thompson beat mum Jennifer Easson and 14-year-old Zara Weir to take the trophy.

Leisure
George takes the tape to win Kildonan Fun Run

The 30th annual Kildonan Fun Run, part of a series of village activities during the Kildonan Fun Week, got off to a flying start with runners setting off in perfect evening conditions with just enough warmth and a slight cooling breeze.

Football
Big support for mainland football bid

A sporting initiative to create a league team to compete against mainland football teams has got off on the right foot with a tide of support from the Arran community which has helped to secure some sponsorship and an official interview with the Ayrshire Sunday League Amateur Football Association.

Other Sports
Summer camp back on Arran

Covering the basics of running, jumping and throwing, the camps will provide youngsters with a chance to try their newly discovered skills in a variety of athletic disciplines.

Vikings are coming to Lochranza
Leisure
Vikings are coming to Lochranza

Today (Saturday) sees the second outing of the revived Lochranza Gala which starts with a parade of shields led by the pipe band from the castle spit to the hall where the Sea Queen will open the gala day.

Leisure
New events at Brodick beach barbecue

The day will also feature a children’s races, a sandcastle building competition, putting and beach volleyball competitions and there will be a burger and beer stall and the usual eagerly anticipated prize draw.

Leisure
Classical opera at Fèis Arainn

Scots and Gaelic may not be the most obvious choice of language for an opera performance, but David Douglas, a tenor and the creative force behind the project feels it works very well.

Leisure
Children’s Day at museum

It’s all about the kids at the Arran Heritage Museum’s Children’s Day this weekend when children under 12-years-old can gain free entry to a host of events aimed solely at fun-seeking, young enquiring minds.

Opinion
Health shake-up

It is important then that anyone with any concerns should make sure they attend one of the public meetings being held around the island over the next few months, advising the public of the changes and to hear their views.