Arran’s Food Journey secures funding boost

Arran’s Food Journey aims to collate and tell Arran’s food story to encourage more sustainable food tourism, improving collaboration between food businesses, increasing sustainability and encouraging consumers to champion local products.

Arran businesses embrace the digital age

The Arran Skills group worked in partnership with North Ayrshire Council, Business Gateway and Argyll College to help identify the training requirements for businesses, particularly effective digital marketing strategies and the use of social media, and Business Gateway delivered the training.

Arran Economic Group sets its sights on 2030

The Arran Economic Group have their sights set on the challenges and opportunities leading up to and including the new decade and will be discussing these topics at a public meeting next week.

Busy weekend for Shop Arran

The weather could not have been kinder to Shop Arran this year with a weekend of dry, bright – if a little chilly – bringing out Christmas shoppers in their droves.

Barclays backs Lagg distillery

The financial backing has allowed the Lagg Distillery with its visitor centre, restaurant and café, to double the company’s production capacity to over two million litres per annum and will see the development of further new warehousing facilities on the site of the new Lagg Distillery.