The commemorative medal have been awarded to RNLI volunteers and frontline staff, and those who serve in the emergency services, prison services and armed forces who have completed five years consecutive service.
Arran’s RNLI volunteer crew were tasked to go to the assistance of two young paddleboarders who were reported to be in difficulty a couple of miles off of Whiting Bay.
A group of five Arran High School pupils who took part in the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) have secured a £3,000 donation for their selected charity, ArCaS, by presenting the winning case as to why their charity should be chosen to receive the cash windfall.
The RNLI rowing team emerged as the victors in the closely contested Emergency Services regatta held in Lamlash Bay last weekend.
Georgina Lepley Maclean has completed a gruelling 24 hour challenge by swimming one mile every hour in aid of four aquatic charities on Arran.
Campaign group Friends of the Firth of Clyde have called for an independent investigation into the incident.