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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

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

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

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

Mull Otter Group

Otters in Winter

“If we winter this one out, we can summer anywhere.” (Seamus Heaney)

Good news about young otter Bealltainn, who was rescued on the Ross of Mull in May last year. The International Otter Survival Fund is caring for her on Skye.

Ben Yoxon of IOSF reports, “She is doing well. Read More

Calmac Ferry

Proposal to reduce Summer Sail...

There are moves afoot to reduce the number of sailings this summer for all of our local ferry crossings, even though the timetables have already been published!

Mull and Iona Ferry Committee (MIFC) reports that ‘Transport Scotland (TS) have asked us for a response to a proposed reduction of sailings Read More

Visit Mull & Iona

Mull and Iona Arts Trail

In December 2020, Visit Mull and Iona (the destination marketing organisation for the islands), with the help of local artist Alicia Hendrick, was successful in attracting a grant for a new contemporary arts project for the islands, funded by “Scotland Loves Local”. The new Mull and Iona Arts Trail and Read More

Oskamull

Affordable housing on Mull

Lack of locally affordable housing across Mull is consistently the number one priority raised when we ask the community what we should be working on. There are several projects we are taking forwards across the island.

Ulva Ferry – phase 2

The project will deliver two x 3-bedroom and two Read More

Beautiful Calgary Bay - Isle of Mull, Scotland

Covid-19 Vaccine for Mull ...

We are all looking forward to the Covid vaccination campaign starting on Mull. Hopefully by the time you read this we will have started on the first priority group of the over 80’s. We have already vaccinated some of the most vulnerable as well as health and social care staff.

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john's fundraiser

John’s Fundraiser Helps ...

Lorn & Islands Hospital has received a generous donation of eight televisions including Wi-Fi boosters, a tablet, electrical kitchen equipment, £500.00 worth of toiletries and board games. The fundraiser set up by Isle of Mull resident John McGee was supported by Oban, Mull and Iona community members and local businesses.

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Mull Highland Games

Mull Highland Games 2021

2020 will be a year to remember – and forget.

The vaccination is on its way and will enable a way out. Concurrently I do believe that we need to exert a degree of control over events. We don’t need to wait to be completely released from restrictions; we can Read More

dervaig

Outdoor Learning in Dervaig

The National Lottery Community Fund £5096.

Back in 2017 when the first fruit trees were planted in Dervaig Community Orchard it was always hoped that in time it would be possible to provide a space to be used by all ages, visitors and locals alike.

It is great to see Read More