Local news: Tiree Pipe Band wins Strathaven Gala shield; Feis Thiriodh 2009 schedule; Atlantic Rising project starts on Tiree; Tiree Community Broadband update; Tiree Open golf competition; Team Tiree moonwalk; Strathclyde police officials visit by helicopter; use of passing places by motorists; Baugh Church re-development project; funds raised by Tiree 10K events for Tiree Windsurfing Club; The Cooperative invests in Tiree food store; Saoghal nan Gaidheal / Life of the Gael 2009 – photographic competition for children to promote use of Gaelic; school news; local band Skerryvore prepare for their ‘T in the Park’ debut; Agricultural Show home industries schedule.
Local news: Tiree Community Development’s Open Day challenges; island weddings (Sian & Adam Milne, Lisa & Ali, Eilidh & Martin Hendry); visit by Waverley Paddle Steamer; A&B councillor’s ‘CalMac chaos?’; TRD’s new Powerdown Officer, Frances Woodhead; Tiree Open golf competition; An Iodhlann’s ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’; letters to the editor – fire service, inconsiderate road users; Community Powerdown project; reporter’s notes about lunch with Ian and Patricia Sharp, Tiree is no. 2 in Lonely Planet Guide; Tiree High School parent council; promotion of Gaelic language; SWRI news; an evening of Gaelic drama; Duncan MacLean’s invitation to the Queen’s garden party; Tiree Pipe Band play at 10K; John Bowler’s RSPB news; Tiree Agricultural Show preparations.
Colour A6 trifold score card for Vaul Golf Club, with a map of the layout of the course and rules of play. Includes adverts for Tiree Motor Company, The Glassary, Bernard D Smith & Son, F & S Maxwell Craft Centre, I & F MacLeod, A. MacLennan Motors.
Certificates and census records relating to people associated with the development of Vaul golf course, early 1900s
Census record and marriage certificate for James Hobbens, the greenkeeper of Vaul Golf Course in 1911. Census record for the McNeil family including Charles McNeil who funded the development of the Vaul Golf Course in the early 1900s. Death certificate for John McNeil, Charles McNeil`s father, in 1927. His death is one of the reasons the funding dried up.
Reminiscence of the emergency Wireless Telegraphy Services to the Hebrides in the 1920s
Printed internet download of the reminiscence of David H Murdoch about his time on the Emergency WT Service (Wireless Telegraphy Section of the British Post Office) to the Western Isles in the 1920s, including Tiree, Barra and South Uist. His job was to provide a communication service to the islands when the normal telegraph system failed.
Section of 1933 Tiree map indicating a golf course at Scarinish
Colour photocopy of a section of a 1933 Ordnance Survey map indicating the location of a golf course behind Scarinish. Original includes Baugh, The Reef, Crossapol, Heylipol, Balemartine, Mannal, Hynish, Balephuil, Barrapol and Moss.