Tag: arran

Beach Buddies take up litter fight in Brodick

Armed with litter pickers, bright tabards and refuse bags, the group cleaned the length of the beach from the Boathouse all the way along Fisherman’s Walk to the pathway across the golf course.

Council calls for action on second homes

North Ayrshire Council has said the proliferation of short-term lets and second home ownership is causing major issues for islanders, with the loss of residential housing leading to lack of availability and choice, higher rents and higher house prices.

HM Coastguard hosts open day

All volunteers are trained, to a high standard, in search and rescue operations, including casualty care, water safety and rescue, rope rescue and mud rescue.

Arran abuzz with Easter excitement

A holiday atmosphere has taken over the island and, thankfully too, a system of high pressure in the region promises to provide a spell of good weather for those taking part in outdoor pursuits and pleasures this Easter weekend.