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


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 & Io...

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 Hospit...

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


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

tougk cookie

Sometimes Even Tough Cookies …...

The back cover of this month’s Round & About includes the message “Sometimes Even Tough Cookies Need Help”. You might like to know where this has stemmed from.

The answer is simply, it started as part of a conversation to do something nice for the children of Mull & Iona Read More

Community Orchard

Community Tree Nursery

This year has been a challenging time for everyone, especially small community groups like ours. With the support of Mull and Iona Community Trust, our funders and Forestry and Land Scotland we have made great progress to create the Community Tree Nursery.

The aim of the project is to collect Read More