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Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 451, 25/09/2009

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.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 441, 02/05/2009

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.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 213, 15/1/2000.

Local news and events including articles about the ferry and plane services, Social Work, the millennium celebrations, the goose count and news from the school, RSPB and Argyll College.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 523, 4/9/2004.

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 Iain MacKinnon and Iain Gillies at the Cattle Show in 2000.

Social Worker Iain MacKinnon of Balephetrish and Councillor Iain Gillies of Scarinish at the Cattle Show at Whitehouse in 2000 photographed by Ron Hutchison.



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.