Current Issue - April 2021

Catamaran News

Catamaran News

Catamaran study is finished – it passes with flying colours.

Huge thanks to everyone on Mull and Iona who contributed so quickly and generously to our Crowdfunder appeal to pay for independent analysis of the catamaran on offer to CMAL. We reached our target in just a few days, and Read More

Schools Problems

Schools Problems

Parents in Mull are currently concerned about a number of matters, mainly regarding Tobermory High School (THS).

First and foremost, the fabric of the High School building has deteriorated further since we reported on this in 2018. Readers may recall that the then Head boy Zac Finch and Head girl Read More

Grant for Community Garden

Grant for Community Garden

Ross of Mull Community Garden gets National Lottery Community Fund Grant.

This is such exciting news for all of us who have been involved in the garden so far. The grant will be used to employ a part-time Garden Project Worker for 3 years. They will manage the community garden Read More

Erraid Film

Erraid Film

We spoke recently to Giulia Candussi, whose short documentary ‘Against the Tide’ follows a woman’s journey to becoming a member of the community on Erraid. “I’ve always been fascinated by alternative lifestyles” said Giulia “and I found out about Erraid and visited in 2019 as part of a University project, Read More

What's On!

Ranger Events for April
Outdoor art and craft workshops for primary school aged children. £3 per child.
Thursday 8th or Tuesday 13th April, 2pm - 3.30pm
at the Ross of Mull Community Garden, Bunessan.
Come along and make pottery decorations using clay, fire and seaweed!
Booking essential. Please book either session with Emily: ewilkins@nts.org.uk or 07717581405

Mull Community Council meeting
Wednesday 7th April 2021 at 7pm via Zoom
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88491744640?pwd=WUJTbjJPK3h5UXlaUzdxSGJGWHRpUT09
Meeting ID: 884 9174 4640 Password: 483747
Dial 0131 460 1196 United Kingdom
Meeting ID: 884 9174 4640 Password: 483747

Isle of Mull Bird Club
Watch out and listen for spring migrants arriving!
Diary date for members: Our Zoom AGM is on 23rd April.
Please check our website for updates:
www.mullbirdclub.org.uk and www.mullbirds.com for recent sightings.

SW Mull Makers at the Columba Centre, Fionnphort PA66 6BL
Great News: We are planning to open our shop on Saturday 1 May from 2- 5pm, all are welcome to browse our locally made art and crafts. The Columba Centre is a bright and airy space showcasing local talents. We have a wide variety of items for sale which would make ideal gifts for family or friends or for the home including willow baskets, candles, jewellery, turned wooden items, pottery, paintings, cards and even painted shoes, boots and scarves.
Opening Times: 2-5pm Saturday and Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the season (following Covid restriction as required at the time).

Events at Knockvologan
16-23 May When Animals Speak - exhibition with books and talk by Eva Meijer, a Dutch author and philosopher in animal rights and language
In the last week of May we also hope to present the first part of Tidal Flat, a play on the Erraid Sound together by playwright Graham Eatough and artist Andre Dekker.

We look forward to bringing you our usual diary once again when life gets back to normal.