The Octopus Centre reopens

….and COAST re-instate the Lamlash Putting Green! After a decade of being closed due to poor drainage, COAST have worked hard to re-instate the Lamlash Putting Green. It is a far cry from your traditional putting green – the course is very rough and ready – but all participation money will be reinvested to allow …

A podcast and other news from COAST

We catch up with a few of the things that have been going on at COAST over the summer… Earlier last month, The Ferret published a podcast on the recent bottom towed fishing impact off Brodick Bay, and the need for real protection of our wider inshore waters. Featuring Russ Cheshire of COAST, Nick Underdown …

Home schooling activities with COAST’s MerPack

Planning your home schooling week and looking for something a little different? Delve into COAST’s MerPack for a fascinating alternative to the usual home school routine. The Marine Education Resource pack is free to download and is full of fun ideas and activities. There are five sections, each with a different focus, including information on …

COAST takes a look back at 2019

An update from COAST’s Winter Newsletter What has the Scottish Government done in 2019? There is now very little doubt that the UK will be leaving the EU and there is grave concern that our hard fought environmental protection will be diluted. Protection must have no borders, be joined up and coherent to produce the …

COAST Film Night – Vitamin Sea

Tuesday 10th September. 7.15pm, Arran Community Theatre, Lamlash. Vitamin Sea documents the journey of one woman; Cal Major. In the summer of 2018, Cal completed a world record stand up paddle board expedition from Land’s End to John O’Groats – the whole length of the UK! This 80-minute film focuses on community action around plastic …