Get on your bike and help Arran go green
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Get on your bike and help Arran go green

Known as eBikes the low carbon technology allows users, aged 14 and over, to receive pedalling assistance from an electric motor which can propel the bicycles at 15.5mph, helping to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicles and offering a host of associated health benefits.

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Arran elderly urged to act ahead of winter

The advice comes after statistics from National Records of Scotland showed that winter deaths rose to their highest level in 18 years last year – with over 75s being the biggest group affected.

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Fisheries vessel was carrying out research

Arran’s coastal inhabitants and ship spotters were quick off the mark late last week when what appeared to be a large fishing vessel was spotted off the coast in Brodick and Lamlash within the South Arran Marine Protected Area and the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone.

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Scientist honoured with medical award

Iain Glen of Blackwaterfoot received the award after he and his wife Wendy and daughter Fiona and son Alasdair were flown over to the prestigious award ceremony which took place in New York.

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Global wins for Torrylinn cheese

Dominating the Artisan Cheddar category the creamery secured the two top spots in the specialist category for creameries producing less than five tonnes per week.

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Yes it’s true CalMac are ferry operator of the year

Entries needed to demonstrate how they have improved services and facilities over the year. This included results that have been achieved across performance and reliability, passenger growth, and customer satisfaction.