Tag: Ferry

Games success despite day of ferry failures
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Games success despite day of ferry failures

Plans for a successful Brodick Highland Games were nearly scuppered on Saturday when ferry cancellations and delays were announced, both in the morning as visitors and participants tried to reach the island, and later in the day when they wanted to return home.

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No second ferry blow for Arran route

Talks are continuing as Arran pleads for a second ferry to ease pressure on 38-year-old MV Isle of Arran which is trying to serve the island  on its own.

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CalMac halt food and drink amid ferry disruption

Ferry operator, CalMac have taken the decision to pause all food, drink and retail offerings in an effort at protecting and reducing staffing requirements during the worsening Covid pandemic which is causing disruption to its services.

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Motorhomes face big hike in new ferry fares

CalMac have announced that their summer timetable for next year will see marginal ticket price increases for all vehicles with the exception of motorhomes which will be hardest hit.

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Mercy mission restores essential lifeline supplies

A special cargo-only sailing scheduled by CalMac last week brought vital fuel supplies to Arran and allowed refuse to be removed from the island following disruption to both of these services owing to ferry cancellations.

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Refuse stuck on island by ferry cancellations

The repeated cancellation of the 7am ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick has resulted in refuse piling up on Arran and the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) in Brodick having to close as it cannot accommodate any further refuse and recycling.