The Scottish Islands Passport comes to Arran

Islanders are being offered the opportunity to help shape the future of a new app which encourages people to explore more of Scotland’s islands for more of the year. The Scottish Islands Passport app was developed by islanders and spans 72 islands from Unst to Arran. Whilst a pilot was run in Shetland last autumn, …

Getting the priorities right for Arran

People, community groups, businesses, the Arran Locality Partnership and anyone with an interest in Arran have been contributing their views on how the pandemic may have changed priorities for island life and what that might mean for the recovery, renewal and sustainability of our island communities. An online event was arranged by North Ayrshire Council …

Future of Ulva secured

Published in The Island Review on 26th January, 2019. The community buyout of Ulva in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland was one of the most inspiring island stories of 2018. The move was driven by the dedication of a group of local people who mounted a campaign to secure a better future for their home. …