Local news: successful Feis 2008; interview with John Bowler; new `CalMac connects` programme; RSPB news; teacher Brian Findlater`s retirement party; scam warning; A&B Council`s waste management proposals, youth focus meeting; letter about a message in a bottle from the Bahamas; Tiree Agricultural Show results.
Photograph of the Napier Commission play at An Talla in 2006
Colour photograph of Tiree amateur actors performing scenes from a play about the Napier Commission 1883 into the living conditions and treatment of crofters during the 1800s. Directed by Mabel MacArthur and performed at An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. On stage (L-R): Barbara MacIntyre, Gott; John Fletcher, Balemartine; John Bowler, Balephuil (as Lord Napier); unknown; Lachie Brown, Balevullin; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; John MacLean, Balephuil; `Bear` MacKinnon, Balinoe; Alasdair `Billy the Post`. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.
CD of recordings from The Secret Island history conference, Tiree 2013.
CD of recordings from the three-day history conference held at An Talla on 30th May to 1st June 2013, and organised by The Islands Book Trust, Lewis, with An Iodhlann. Includes talks and speeches given by local and visiting experts.
Local news: launch of book `Wild Flowers of Coll & Tiree”; interview with Jessie Gray, Balemartine; United Auctions Trainee Auctioneer Niall MacKinnon, Hillcrest; plans for Argyll Airfields; promotion of healthy eating at schools; College of Piping tutor book translated into Gaelic; CalMac to continue to supply fuel to islands.
Programme of events for the Tiree Land Fair run by Tiree Rural Development at the Rural Centre, Crossapol in August 2007. Events included: (1) discussion about changes to the Crofting Act by Hugh MacIntosh and Jackie Forsyth, (2) cattle dressing course at Ruaig Farm run by Duncan Semple, (3) workshop on mapping Tiree`s grassland for ccrops and corncrakes run by Mike Smith, SNH, (4) discussion of future allocation of Leader+ funds, (5) talk by TRD group on their recent trip to Orkney, (6) welding course, (7) discussion of potential of `Tiree Branding` by Fergus Younger of Argyll Agricultural forum, (8) talk by Joy Carey of the Soil Association, (9) update on the Loch a` Phuil Water and Birds project by project manager Henry Dobson, (10) Loch a` Phuill site visit with Henry Dobson, (11) discussion of access issues with Tiree Community Development Trust, (12) BBQ and music evening, (13) continuation of welding course, (14) bird walk and talk with John Bowler, RSPB, (15) craft & produce fair, (16) talk about the Coll & Tiree flower book by editor Emma Grant, Coll, (17) demonstration of techniques and equipment used for the Goose Management Scheme by Peter Isaacson.