Gymnastics in Mull & Morvern

When word got out about new gymnastics instructors who recently moved to the beautiful Island of Mull, I knew I had to touch base with them. Lochaline, just a short ferry trip from Fishnish, is a thriving village but lacks on-site extra curricular activities for the children. Gymnastics has been sought after for many years…

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Bunessan 11s

Saturday 4th May saw competitive 11-aside football return to the Ross of Mull as Bunessan FC hosted a men’s tournament comprising of teams from Bunessan, Tobermory, Islay and two from Oban. This festival of football had been organised to celebrate the arrival of two sets of 11-aside goals and a line marker which were purchased…

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AMAZE Project Update

Working together to decarbonise our islands! The AMAZE project (Archipelago of Mull Actions for Zero Emissions) launched a survey at the beginning of March – six weeks later we have received 122 replies. As most of the returns are one per household, this means we have replies from approx. 8% of all dwellings, which we…

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Easter Runs 2024

This year’s annual Easter Run in Bunessan was a great success, helped along by the weather, which was dry with some sunshine. And a cooling breeze! Runners converged on the Fire station in Bunessan from all over Scotland (Well, Oban and the Borders!), and included some holidaymakers from even further afield, including Leeds. There was…

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Disc Golf

Disc golf started on Mull in 1992 at Fanmore Croft, and being one of a handful of courses in the UK, over the years Fanmore hosted the Scottish Open, British Open and part of the Euro tour in 2017, when Fanmore held its last event. After the covid pandemic a friend of mine suggested we…

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New Bridge for Centre

The Ross of Mull Historical Centre is delighted with its new bridge, ready in time for this year’s opening on April 1st. The wood of the old bridge was in need of repair so all the wood was replaced and the supporting metal structure repaired and repainted. The new wood is larch supplied by Tiroran…

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Ulva Ferry Shore Building

On a beautiful sunny day, on February 24th, a “locals” opening event took place at the new Ulva Ferry Shore Facilities building. Over 150 people from all over Mull and Iona came to join the celebrations to open the building, which will welcome both the local community and visitors in the coming season. The building…

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Helipad

Health professionals gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the new helipad at Mull & Iona Community Hospital. Readers will recall that the helipad has been entirely funded by the ‘HELP Appeal’ charity, on land adjacent to the hospital, which was kindly donated by Andy and Naomi Knight. The helipad will mean critically ill patients…

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Atlantic Solo Row

After 69 days, 17 hours, and 56 minutes of relentless determination, Jamie Howard formerly of Gometra & Ulva, triumphantly completed his gruelling journey, rowing across the finish line at English Harbour, Antigua, on February 20th. Facing treacherous waves, seasickness, and even a harrowing Marlin attack that punctured the boat’s hull, Jamie conquered the daunting 3000-mile…

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Fèis Mhuile 2024

This year’s Fèis weekend was held in Bunessan from 9th-11th February. The event caters for all ages with Fèis Bheag for 3- to 7-year-olds, children from P3 upwards being offered two choices of music lessons over the weekend and there was also an adults singing class. Learners came along from all over the island and…

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