Arran’s ancient past uncovered
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Arran’s ancient past uncovered

Our understanding of Arran’s ancient archaeological past has been dramatically expanded thanks to a ground-breaking project that has revealed around 1,000 previously unknown archaeological sites on Arran.

Boat building alive and well on Arran
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Boat building alive and well on Arran

From repairing HDPE workboats at the local fish farm to becoming the only manufacturer of HDPE workboats in Scotland, Iain and Sandra Monteith’s family run business in Whiting Bay has built an enviable reputation within the UK market.

Fish farm objections soar as deadline reached
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Fish farm objections soar as deadline reached

With the closing date for public comments set for Monday September 30, a total of 206 comments were received by planning officials, 186 objecting to the proposal and only 20 supporting it.

Football
Unstoppable Arran lay siege to Bobby’s Bar

The result leaves Arran third in the Ayrshire Sunday Div 1 League with only one point separating them from second place Irvine CSC who have 10 points. Killie Athletic are in first place with 12 points.

Sport
Shiskine ladies are in the pink

Shiskine Golf Club ladies section held their annual Pink Day Fun Triam recently to help raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

Leisure
Greek influence of Glasgow architect

Iain McGillivray gave an interesting talk on the Scottish and Glasgow architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson to over 40 members of the Arran Historical Society at their September meeting.

Leisure
Nominate Arran’s young heroes for the Young Scot awards

 Young Scot is calling on the people of Arran to nominate the inspirational young people in their lives for the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2020. The event, now in its 14th year, recognises inspiring young people aged 11-26 who are making a real difference in their communities.