The day Duncan waved to a German bomber
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The day Duncan waved to a German bomber

Our original Holidays of Bygone Days feature has prompted a number of submissions from readers which we will feature in the coming weeks. This week reader Ian McPhedran of Bearsden shares his wartime memories on Arran – including a close encounter with a German bomber!

Owl research on Springwatch
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Owl research on Springwatch

The latest findings about the mysterious migration of short-eared owls will feature in episode of Springwatch at 8pm on BBC2 tonight (Friday), Some of these findings will be based on work done on Arran.

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Cash for kilmory elderly

Kilmory and Kildonan Senior Citizen Association was awarded £3,470 from The National Lottery community fund in the May handouts.

Listen for corncrake on Arran
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Listen for corncrake on Arran

There has been a report of corncrake calling on Arran, the first report in 12 years. Corncrake is a summer visitor breeding in Europe and Asia from Ireland as far east as western China and migrates to Africa for the northern hemisphere’s winter.