Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 31

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Saturday August 5 2000

Fun days in Whiting Bay

Last week it was Lochranza and this week Whiting Bay was the place to be for fun. Throughout the 1980s, the village held a fun week every summer but by 1994 it had fallen into abeyance. This year it appears to have risen from the ashes and, after a variety of activities during the week, the fun came to a climax over the weekend.


Arran Highland Dancers entertaining the crowd with a Highland fling are Alison Marr, Fiona Clarke, Lindsey Thomson and Zara McKay. 01_B31tweY01

Some working harder than others in the tug-of-war. 01_B31tweY02

A race at the children’s swimming gala held at the Cooper Angus caravan park. 01_B31tweY03

Runners set off at the start of the road race. 01_B31tweY04

All the entrants in the fancy dress competition with judge Betty Ure. 01_B31tweY05

Overall winner of the dog show was Mouse with owner Sandy McGovern. 01_B31tweY06