The new Arran ferry is unlikely to be in service until 2023, it emerged this week.
A campaign to protect Scotland’s livestock has been launched following new legislation which protects animals from dog attacks through a range of measures including updating the livestock definition, fines of up to £40,000 and prison sentences for owners who let their pets worry, kill or injure farmed animals.
Only one in three of the vital 7am daily sailings from Ardrossan to Brodick operated during December, which severely limits delivery of goods and services, impacting widely on our island community.
The Scottish government has scrapped the once influential Ferry Industry Advisory Group which they consider has run its course.
Health bosses have said for the first time that Covid cases on Arran are high and are urging everyone of the need to live safely and follow Scottish government guidance.