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Arran author Alison dies
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Arran author Alison dies

Alison, who lived in Whiting Bay, died on Saturday October 12 and there was a large turnout at her funeral held last Friday in Whiting Bay Church followed by a private burial in Lamlash Cemetery. She had been ill for a number of years, including undergoing major heart surgery.

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Remembering Alexander’s in sweetie addicts book

It has been said that Scots are the world’s most voracious consumers of sweeties and chocolate. Glasgow-based writer, Deedee Cuddihy whose previous books include the best-selling I Love Irn-Bru and The Wee Guide to Scottish Women, decided to test the veracity of this claim.

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Arran inspired adventurer returns to his roots

Best-selling author, mountaineer, sailor and producer and director of adventure films, Graham Hoyland recently returned to Arran for a nostalgic visit to the places which inspired him during his youth and which are featured in many of his books.