Last month a small group of local bird ringers under the direction of Terry Southall set out their nets to capture and ring a selection of the many birds migrating through Arran at this time of year.
A new EP has just been released of four songs he has written, all sung by Olivia Barker, the title track for which is ‘Isle of Arran’, a song recalling memories of childhood holidays on Arran.
Senior pupils at Brodick primary have taken a foray into kite-making.
Arran will have to fight if it wants to retain two councillors after the local council elections in two years time.
Bird Notes by Jim Cassels
West Scotland MSP Jamie Greene has hit out at the Scottish government over its failure to deliver the long-awaited replacement ferry vessel, the Glen Sannox, for the Ardrossan to Arran route.
The 70-year-old Waverley paddle steamers returned to Arran for the first time in more than two years on Monday with her first port of call Lochranza.