Local news: Skerryvore perform in China and win A&B’s Young Entrepeneur of the Year; Alan Reid MP visits Tiree; An Iodhlann’s ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’ – Tiree at war; Lunch Club remembers 1930s Tiree; new social worker for Tigh a’ Rudha; report of Strathclyde fire chief’s visit; policing Tiree Wave Classic; Tiree-Islay exchange; report of SWRI meeting; forthcoming visit by Tobermory lifeboat; school news – fundraising for Mod trip, healthy eating week, new rugby club; letters to the editor – damage to machair at Caoles; volunteers needed for Meals on Wheels; community Powerdown project – solar hot water; poem about wind power by Nik Rawson; sheep sale results; forthcoming boat restoration course.
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.
Local news and events including the arrival of broadband, civil marriages, the draft marketing framework, August`s lamb and cattle sales, Tiree Agricultural Society`s show winners, Gordon Scott`s bicycling tour round the Hebrides and news from the gardening club, the school and the RSPB.
Colour photograph of the `Oldies` football team in July 2000.
The `Oldies` football team who played against the women`s team on the Reef in July 2000. L-R: (back) Dr John Holliday, Baugh; Donald MacDonald, Vaul; Bernie Smith, West Hynish; Stuart Smith, Crossapol; Iain Gillies, Scarinish; Roddy MacKay, Balemartine; Hugh MacInnes, Salum; (front) Gordon Connell, Crossapol; Ronnie MacGowan, Heylipol; Gordon Scott, Cornaigmore; Alan Worsley, Crossapol.