Tag: Eco Savvy

Arran gears up for Spring Fest
Leisure
Arran gears up for Spring Fest

Get set for Spring Fest at Balmichael Glamping, Shiskine on Saturday March 21 when a host of activities will be on offer for visitors throughout the afternoon.

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Arran plays its part in global climate strikes

Supported by Arran Eco Savvy and held at the Community of Arran Seabed Trust’s (COAST) Octopus Centre in Lamlash, more than 31 people joined the strike to show their solidarity with others from across the world.

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Arran duo pick up climate hero awards

Gerard Tattersfield and Gregor McKelvie both won Climate Hero awards for their outstanding voluntary support of the Sustainable Island Life Project at the Scottish Government Climate Challenge Fund annual gathering.

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An exciting exploration of the future of travel

A major travel and transport event held last week in Brodick provided an exciting exploration of the future where it is hoped low carbon and active travel is the norm not the exception, for everyone on Arran.

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Eco Savvy’s food share reaches four tonne milestone

Eco Savvy is a food share partner with the Co-op, and the partnership sees a dedicated network of over 20 volunteers collect the short-life ‘orange label’ food from the Co-op at the end of the day and take it to one of the four food share locations for locals to collect.

Outdoors
Eco Savvy’s day at the dump

The tour of the facilities provided attendees with an insight into how waste is dealt with on Arran – and further afield – with particular relevance on recycling and reuse, one of the core tenets of Eco Savvy.

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Fighting damp in homes

Eco Savvy held an information event last week to advise people how to deal with condensation, damp or mould in their homes.

Leisure
Pedal power to the fore at eBike open day

The open day celebrated the purchase of a fleet of six eBikes which will be used to demonstrate alternative, less polluting travel options for Arran residents as part of an eBike scheme funded by Transport Scotland’s Energy Saving Trust eBike Fund.