Arran Art Trail’s Second Year

The Arran Art Trail is heading into its second year following its launch last Easter. After the success of the Arran Open Studios’ weekends, now in its sixth year, the year round Art Trail began in April 2017. Artists on Arran wanted to provide both visitors and local people with the opportunity to visit practising …

ACLI News

What happened this month… Arran High School Green Show Brilliant eco fun was had at the beginning of March at the High School as all the pupils had the chance to join in with eco activities throughout the day. This Green Show was co-hosted by ACLI and Eco-Savvy and we also invited COAST, Arran Bee …

Arran Geopark

Since the middle of last year a team of rangers and footpath workers have been busy working to realise Arran’s bid to become a UNESCO Global Geopark. The idea was formed in 2016 with some key personnel from the Lochranza Centre CiC, the National Trust, and the Arran Access Trust, along with several leading Scottish …

A Call for Volunteers – Arran Youth Foundations

Arran Youth Foundations is looking for volunteers to help the charity deliver their award-winning youth work sessions. We are looking for anyone who is interested in helping local young people, ensuring they have fun opportunities to socialise and develop. AYF employs two youth workers who run up to 15 sessions a week. What we need most help with is our …

Recycle, Repair, Reuse

A Report from Eco Savvy Blue bins, grey bins, black bins, paper but not shiny paper, glass but not pyrex, clean but not too clean—recycling can get confusing sometimes and Eco Savvy hears about it! Eco Savvy invited an expert in the industry to come and tell us about the process behind the scenes, principles …

Craft and Company News

Twirling & whirling at Craft Club March craft club was, once again, very well attended and we welcomed some new members. The craft this month was paper quilling and Morag led us through the basics before we all attempted to make a flower card. I think members were surprised how accessible this craft was and …