Tag Archives: erosion


Correspondence about coastal erosion on Tiree, 2005

Correspondence between Councillor Ian Gillies, Scarinish, and Scottish Natural Heritage, Alasdair Sinclair, and Argyll & Bute Council, regarding coastal erosion around Tiree following a “disastrous storm” in January 2005, inlcuding photographs of damage at Crossapol and Brock.


Letters about coastal erosion at Balephetrish 1998-2000

Series of four letters between Balephetrish residents, Tiree Community Council and Argyll & Bute Council regarding the need for remedial action to prevent further coastal erosion at Balephetrish Bay. Documents include: (1) Letter from residents to Mrs Mabel McArthur, Tiree Community Council, urging all erosion issues highlighted in An Tirisdeach article be addressed, (2) copy of text from An Tirisdeach article by Jack Carter, (3) letter from Janet MacIntosh, Tiree Community Council, to Ulrike Rawson and Balephetrish residents saying that TCB had written to A&B Council, and recommending contacting local working group of HIE, (4) letter from Ulrike Rawson to Ian Gillies, TCB, about further erosion and request for removal of gravel from the beach for her garden, (5) letter from Ian Gillies, TCB, reply to Ulrike Rawson.


Newspaper articles re Kirsteen MacLeod`s graduation and Tiree Community Council news, with photocopies.

Colour photograph of Kirsteen MacLeod, Kilmoluaig, who graduated with a BSc MRes in Bioinfomatics from Glasgow University.Community news by Janet MacIntosh about the Hebridean Trust, erosion, lighting on Scarinish pier, the condition of the roads and the island`s freight service.