Arran Banner 20 years ago – week 43, 2021

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Saturday October 20, 2001


A tableau from The Land and the People depicting crofters put out of their home with all their goods and chattels during the clearances. 01_B43twen01

The choir and musicians performing the pageant which took the audience through 15 centuries of Arran history. 01_B43twen02

A scene from The Land and the People which played to full houses in Brodick last weekend. 01_B43twen03

Contact the Elderly recently held a party at the new Auchrannie Spa Resort to celebrate 30 years of its operation in Scotland. Their oldest Arran member, Matt Forest, cut the cake and is seen here with Scottish development officer Elspeth Horsman and co-ordinators Stewart Lambie, Ruth Yates, Elinor Kinnaird and Jean Peacock. 01_B43tewn04

Learning more about Gaelic language opportunities on Arran at an information table set up in Brodick Co-op on EU Languages Day are: Morven Fitzgerald, Ruth Smith, Betty Campbell and Gerald Fitzgerald and David McMillan of the Co-op. 01_B43twen05

Around 40 Arran protestors outside the North Ayrshire Council headquarters in Irvine where the planning committee approved the controversial Border Biofuels proposal for a electricity generating plant at Hawthorn Quarry. 01_B43twen06