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2014.107.4

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 419, 21/6/08

Local news: Dance Olympics at Tiree High School; butterflies; interview with Tony McEwen, Crossapol; progress of water supply upgrade; football training tour; SWRI Federation Show; social work staff awarded; bumblebees; Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, appointed as TRD Community Conservation Officer; Oban to islands air service; retiral of Morag MacKenzie from `Meals on Wheels`; Discover Tiree`s visitor information touch screens; Tiree Community Trust news: Crossapol enterprise zone, wave classic; harbour study, access, design guide, affordable housing, youth work, directors, staff, wind turbine (Tilley).

2014.107.3

Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 418, 7/6/08

Local news: Tiree 10K; An Iodhlann re-opens; interview with Elaine Hutchinson; air link between Oban and islands; Helen Thompson professional kite-surfer; `Tiree Experience` day tour; the Tiree Association; architecture awards; MacLeans of Tiree and New Zealand; kite-building competition (goose scarers); `Pipathon`; closure of Craft Shop, Kenovay.

2014.90.2

Souvenir tea towels from Tiree, 1970

Two linen tea-towels with ihand-drawn images from Tiree. Sold from Mona MacLean`s shop in Scarinish in the 1970s. Includes a photocopy of a newspaper advertisement regarding the tea-towels and a photocopy of a letter from a Miss Macdiarmid of Edinburgh wishing to buy two by post (originals stored in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1). From the belongings of Angus MacLean, Scarinish.

2014.85.1

Letter regarding an alarm clock from H. Samuel, 1942

Scanned and printed copy of a letter signed by H.Samuel to Malcom McKinnon (Malcolm MacKinnon) of `The Hill`, Kilmoluaig, in January 1942, regarding Government restrictions on the manufacture and scarcity of alarm clocks for sale during WWII.

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