Night rescue for RNLI
Night rescue for RNLI

At 10.29 pm on Monday August 12, the Arran RNLI crew assembled and launched the inshore lifeboat Rachel Hedderwick to come to the assistance of the vessel which had suffered dual engine failure and was adrift.

Sharks at play at fun day

The initiative, while aimed at providing fun and entertainment for children, also provided interested parents and children with information on conservation and marine wildlife preservation.

Tractor Show at museum

The show which takes place on Sunday August 5, will feature a  fascinating range of machines from vintage to modern, restored to original, and everything in-between.

Crowds pack the pier for RNLI open day

Curious onlookers packed the Lamlash Pier and lifeboat station at last Saturday’s open day to witness a demonstration of the capabilities and rescue work of the Arran RNLI.

Woodworkers inspire at Corrie festival

It was not only those that work with wood but also those that appreciate art, sculpture, and boating that flocked to the island’s annual celebration of all thing wood during the two day festival.

Westie Fest launch success

The official launch of Westie Fest, the first book in a series of Arran based books called Corrie Capers, was an overwhelming success with more than 50 adults and children visiting the event to meet the author and get their hands on a copy of the book.

Community land open day

An Open Day event at the community land above Whiting Bay will give visitors the opportunity to see what is being done on the land and provide adults and children -and dogs – with a host of activities to enjoy.

George takes the tape to win Kildonan Fun Run

The 30th annual Kildonan Fun Run, part of a series of village activities during the Kildonan Fun Week, got off to a flying start with runners setting off in perfect evening conditions with just enough warmth and a slight cooling breeze.