Local news: article about Coinneach MacKinnon’s new Cygnus fishing boat; invitation by Tiree Renewable Energy Company Ltd (TREL) to contractors to tender for works to prepare a site at Ruaig for a Wind Energy Converter (Tilley); Tiree Windsurfing Club update; school news; sponsored read ‘Read to Feed / Leughadh son Biadh’ to raise funds to send a cow to Africa; Oban Hospice fundraising; Tiree Youth Club 2009 awards; notice announcing collection of data to informa decisions about future ferry services; reporter’s notes about the Lodge Hotel, Gordon Scott’s arrival at Everest base camp; local artists exhibiting in Buchlyvie, and the quality of Sam’s [Buschnak] Fish & Chips; report on A&B’s Social Work services; new staff at Tiree Community Business; Gunna Sound ceilidh band launches its first CD; traditional boat building skills return to Tiree through the Tiree Maritime Trust.
Photograph of Robert Beck with four young pipers in 2000
Colour photograph of Robert Beck at the Senior Citizens` Party in the Tiree Lodge Hotel on 15 Dec. 2000, surrounded by young pipers. L-R: Kenneth MacKinnon, David Hunter, Robert Beck, Ben Williams, Martin Gillespie. On the reverse of the photograph is written “Mr Beck and his boys”. (Original photograph stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1).
Photograph of ferry passengers being piped up Gott pier in 2006
Colour photograph of three pipers and a flag waver leading attendees of the A` Bhuain Homecoming up the pier to catch their ferry off the island in spring 2006. L-R: Angus MacPhail, Ruaig; Iain MacKinnon, Parkhouse, Balephetrish; Coinneach MacKinnon, Balinoe. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.
Photograph of four pipers piping a farewell to ferry passengers in 2006
Colour photograph of L-R: Robert Beck, Ruaig; Iain MacKinnon, Parkhouse ; Angus MacPhail, Ruaig; Coinneach MacKinnon, Balinoe, piping off attendees of the A` Bhuain homecoming at the ferry in spring 2006. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.