Macmillan Cancer Support visit to Arran

by Janet Baraclough On Friday August 31, Macmillan Cancer Support Information service bus arrived (via Lochranza) to spend the morning in Brodick, and parked in the Ormidale car park. It was open to anyone who needed more information about cancer and how it affects peoples lives. The onboard staff were Cancer Information and Support Specialists …

Brodick’s new ferry terminal

The new ferry terminal in Brodick opened on Tuesday 20th March with the 11:05 sailing. We bring you a pictorial record of the progress of the construction from drilling the seabed core samples to the first scheduled arrival of the Caledonian Isles the pier.   You might also like to view this video by Positive …

Sir Kenneth Calman at Brodick Library

Sir Kenneth Calman, ex-Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, England and Wales, Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, and from 2008 to 2009, convener of the Calman Commission on Scottish devolution, was at Brodick Library on the 22nd November with his wife Ann, to read some selections from his new book of poetry, Afterthoughts. David Underdown …

The new pier in Brodick

Everyone in Arran has watched the development of the new ferry terminal in Brodick over the last two years. The logistics of keeping the ferry terminal open whilst building a new one around it have been extremely complex and the whole project has been well managed by CMAL and George Leslie. Until now! The main …

Vodafone announces network improvements on the Isle of Arran

Vodafone UK customers on parts of the Isle of Arran can now enjoy 4G mobile data speeds as well as a more reliable 3G voice signal thanks to recent network improvements. With 4G in place, residents in and around Brodick on the east coast of the island will be able to download music and catch …