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Why are these buildings being left to ruin?

What is of interest is that by the 1860s the Arran clearances were approaching their end, the croftersʼ old land being turned over to sheep. Hence, for half a century nearly, the mill had importance until it became more profitable to process the wool off the island.

When Arran took a Boxing Day battering

Brodick Castle and Country Park was particularly badly hit by the storm in which they lost 296 trees in the garden and more than 1,000 in the country park.

Council’s camera crackdown on environmental crimes

While previously offences could only be dealt with when committed in the presence of an enforcement officer, the mobile smart cameras can survey large areas without the need to physically be present when environmental crime is committed.