Tag Archives: girl guides

2014.115.17

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 449, 28/08/2009

Local news: MSP for Children and Early Years visit; results of the lamb sale; An Iodhlann’s new place names project by Iona Brown; Tiree competitors at Mull half marathon; dates for forthcoming Tiree Wave Classic; community windturbine works progress; Girl Guides reunion on Tiree in 2010; Canadian funders assist An Iodhlann’s genealogy records; Windsurf Club update; information about Tiree High School gala day.

2009.74.2

Book “A Song to Sing and a Tale to Tell”

Book “A Song to Sing and a Tale to Tell” by Jean Brown who brought groups of Girl Guides to Tiree in the 1950s-70s. The book recalls her days on Tiree and other Hebridean Islands, with black & white sketches and photographs. Signed by the author.

2000.115.1

Audio cassette recording of Jean Brown talking to Maggie Campbell in May 2000.

Jean Brown from Yorkshire talks to Maggie Campbell in May 2000 about her book A Song to Sing and a Tale to Tell, her first visit to Tiree in 1951, attending a wedding in the old hall in Scarinish in 1955, camping at Salum with the Keighley Guides, their experiences there, the kindness of Calum MacLean and the MacInnes family and the reunion with eight former Guides after 43 years; Jean’s 70th birthday celebrations with campfire songs are recorded on side B.

1997.265.61

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 26, 19/6/1991.

Local news including crackdown by local policeman on bad driving, a meeting of the Community and Regional Councils, a Gaelic poem by Alec MacLean of Cornaigbeg, an account of how the Continuing Care Unit was secured, Balevullin – part 7 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from the Guides and playgroups.

1997.265.84

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 48, 23/9/1992.

Local news including the decision to appoint a Development Officer to assist the Tiree Working group, the loss of the Tobermory link, the retiral of margaret MacIntyre and Archie MacKinnon from the school, public transport on Tiree, the pierhead development, a letter from teacher Bill Skene, and news from the playgroups, the hall and the Girl Guides.

1997.265.4

Newsletter `Fios agus Fathunn`, No. 4, 1980.

Local news including introduction by new Community Council chairman Gordon Donald, the results of Community Council elections, extracts from the minutes of the last meeting, the visit from the Benefits Bus, community co-operatives in other islands, list of books about Tiree, church and school news, the weather, a Gaelic song by Iain MacKinnon of Vaul, Tiree Playgroup, Guides and Boys` Brigade.

1999.196.2

Newsletter `Fios agus Fathunn`, No. 4, 1980-1.

Community Council elections, extracts from the minutes of the last meeting, the visit from the Benefits Bus, community co-operatives in other islands, list of books about Tiree, church and school news, the weather, a Gaelic song by Iain MacKinnon of Vaul, Tiree Playgroup, Guides and Boys` Brigade.

1997.265.32

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, Summer 1988.

Local news including the loss of jobs on the island, the appointment of a Welfare Rights Officer for Argyll & Bute, CalMac timetable proposals and the new ferry boat, news from the gardening and regatta clubs, the school, girl guides and WRI.

1997.265.58

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 23, 8/5/1991.

Local news including the opening of the nursing beds at Taigh a` Ruadh by Princess Anne, piper Gordon Rowan to play at the White House, HIE and local working groups, hedgehogs, advice from Dr Holliday on salt intake, Balevullin – part 5 by Sandy MacKinnon, and news from playgroups, the feis, the youth club and the Brownies and Guides.