SSC continue with North Arran Salmon Farm appeal

In their Summer newsletter COAST report that The Scottish Salmon Company have officially launched an appeal against the rejection of the planning application by North Ayrshire Planning Committee. Featured image credit James Appleton. North Arran Salmon Farm We are sad to report that the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) are persisting with their plans for an …

SSC apply for SEPA CAR license to continue their salmon farm proposals

The Faroese owned Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) are persisting with their plans to develop an open cage salmon farm at Millstone Point, Arran despite the unanimous rejection by the North Ayrshire Council Planning Committee, in March, and large scale local and mainland opposition. This persistence indicates the large profits that are available to them to …

Salmon Farm Refused in Arran Scenic Area

A statement from COAST: Islanders are jubilant after a proposal to build a large salmon farm off the north coast of the Isle of Arran was turned down at a North Ayrshire Planning meeting in March. Councillors on the committee voted unanimously to reject an application for planning permission from the Scottish Salmon Company (SSC), …

Protest camps and #lovemillstonepoint

By Sue Weaver, and with thanks to Sue Ash. Featured image shows tents at the Millstone Point Campout. Campaign Campout is the term that the Friends of Millstone Point use to describe the presence of two tents at Millstone Point, mainly over weekends during October and November. Their idea has been to draw attention to …

The 30th September milestone for Millstone point

The deadline for objections, or support, to the Scottish Salmon Company fish farm to be located at Millstone point was end of business on Monday 30th September. The past week or ten days has produced interesting aspects from both the objectors and the Scottish Salmon Company, who have used questionable tactics. Much support for the …