Imacher in line to receive the Beach Buddy treatment

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Imacher Beach will be the first beach of the new decade to be cleaned by the Arran Beach Buddies who hold monthly beach cleanups around the island.

With the weather forecast, and the tides, looking favourable for the event, the January beach clean will take place on Sunday (tomorrow) at 2pm.

All are welcome to join and pickers and bags will be supplied. Volunteers are requested to wear stout boots and gloves are compulsory. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Volunteers can meet at the small car park just before the road turns right up the hill towards Pirnmill when coming from Machrie. Beach cleanups by the Arran Beach Buddies are sponsored by Isle of Arran Ice Cream and The Parlour, Brodick.