Original ‘Application for a Permit under the Defence Regulations’ by John Hay of Edinburgh, to enter the Island of Tiree for the purpose of labouring in the employment of Melville, Duncan and Whitson in 1942. During WWII, Tiree was a Protected Area. The application is verified by Robert Williams, Glasgow.
Local news: new primary school intake; former teacher, Rev John Cairns Christie, to be Moderator for Church of Scotland; report on Tiree Access Steering Group meeting; letters to the editor – year and names in photo in issue No. 453; call to nominate Skerryvore for Trad Award; forthcoming An Iodhlann AGM; boat restoration and building project launched; report on Youth Club meeting; Feis Thiriodh news; cinema news; community Powerdown loans; letters to Alan Reid MP regarding volunteer firefighters; health and wellbeing event; notice of outdoor clothing supplier visit.
Letter from Colas to all Tiree households about delivery of mobile asphalt plant, July 2008
Letter from Colas Limited to all Tiree residents informing them of the arrival of seven large lorries carrying a mobile asphalt plant for the upgrading of the Tiree Airport runway, which will travel in slow convoy from the ferry to the Reef starting at 10pm on 8th August 2008.
Photocopied extract from `The Drove Roads of Scotland` by A R B Haldane, pp 72-3, 84-9, 225-7, 236-41.
The drove roads of Argyll with appendices about salting beef, extracts from reports and etsimates by Thomas Telford relative to the Rannoch Road, General Roy`s survey, the bridge at Awe and the Falkirk tryst, plus two maps.