R&A 30th Anniversary and Sgriob-ruadh Protest!
We are delighted this month to be celebrating Round & About’s 30th anniversary, the magazine having been launched on 1st December 1991, with the slogan: ‘Where, when, who, why? Give us a shout at Round & About’ Leafing through that first publication, we see that some things have not changed much over the years –…Read More
Sound of Iona Breakwaters
In mid-November we were made aware that Argyll & Bute Council has withdrawn its planning application for ‘Construction of rock armour breakwater and steel monopile overnight berthing facility, including walkway, gangway access and associated works’ at Fionnphort Ferry Slip. Many readers will be relieved at this, since the plans appeared to be considerably flawed. It…Read More
New Ferry: Requirements
Mull & Iona Ferry Committee has now delivered the completed Specification of User Requirements (SUR) to the Government department that manages the ferry system, Transport Scotland. The SUR details the key principles that the design of our new ferry needs to follow in order to satisfy the needs of island users. It has been endorsed…Read More