Salen Show 2022
This year’s Salen Show was back to full strength, after a brave effort in 2021, when the Mull & Morvern Agricultural Society staged a ‘livestock only’ show – one of the few agricultural shows to go ahead that year. The show ground was buzzing, with locals and visitors alike keen Read More
Tobermory Lifeboat Day
Thunderstorms didn’t deter the crowds of locals and visitors at Tobermory RNLI’s first Lifeboat Day since 2019 on Sunday 14 August, which raised nearly £5000 to help save lives at sea After the storms had passed through, the day kicked off with the Tobermory Severn class lifeboat, Elizabeth Fairlie Ramsey, Read More
Eagle Chick dead from Bird Flu
Concerns are growing over the impact highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI, also known as bird flu, might have on Scotland’s iconic white-tailed eagle population after a dead chick on Mull tested positive for the disease.
In mid-July, 19 chicks were on the verge of fledging from nests in Mull which Read More
Bunessan Show 2022
Bunessan Show on Friday 5th August was a brilliant day – the weather was almost perfect and everyone was so pleased to be back meeting up again at the Show.
Visitor numbers were the highest for some time. The crowd was no doubt attracted by the excellent entertainment on offer Read More
The Return of the Games!
What a joy to be back amongst the crowds enjoying the Mull Highland Games on 21st July of this year! Last year’s Gathering was a bold effort, and a credit to the organisers under Covid restrictions, but the full Games Day with competitors and visitors from all over cannot be Read More
Mull Half Marathon
The 32nd Half Marathon and 10k on Mull was held on Saturday 23rd July. Entries again came from as far afield as the States and as close as local participants. After the break over the last 2 years, it was so nice to welcome everyone back. Great atmosphere and many Read More
After having to cancel the New Year Shinty match on Ardalanish beach on 2 consecutive years, Andrew and Anne Smith hit on the brilliant idea of holding a midsummer shinty event this year as a fund raiser. On Wednesday evening 22nd June a large group gathered for burgers, sausages, home Read More
New School Campus for Mull?
Argyll & Bute Council (A&BC) has identified a new school campus on Mull as the priority across its entire learning estate, and intends to put in a bid for funding to the Scottish Government’s ‘Learning Estate Investment Programme’ (LEIP).
The Council is asking for islander’s views on what a new Read More
Loch Frisa now in service
The replacement for the Coruisk MV Loch Frisa is now in service on the Craignure-Oban route. If not already, then the Coruisk will soon be heading for Mallaig to resume services to Armadale.
The Loch Frisa will operate the Craignure-Oban route all-year round, and will be based in Craignure. This Read More
Isle of Mull Sportive
Sunday 5th June 2022
The Isle of Mull (Cycle)Sportive returned this year and celebrated its 10th year anniversary with a bumper entry field of nearly 500. We had 355 riders on the day. They set off in glorious sunshine and all returned in glorious sunshine. We couldn’t have asked for Read More