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Letter To The Editor

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The photographs from Nàdair Thiriodh of Crossapol taken in December and again in March (An Tirisdeach 566) are a timely reminder of how vulnerable the machair dunes are to extreme weather conditions. The most damaging of the winter’s storms on 3 January 2014 was caused when low pressure drew in very strong winds and a… »

Update For Tiree Community Shop

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The consultation phase has been taking place during the last week with Community drop-in sessions and meetings with other Tiree retail businesses. This phase of the feasibility study is set to continue during the next 10 days or so with pre-arranged telephone interviews with those businesses that were unable to meet with Alison and Karen…. »

Update For Tiree Community Shop

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With financial support from the Big Lottery, the Trust has appointed Allanpark Consultants Ltd to help the Community Shop Steering Group prepare a feasibility study into the Community owning and operating a community shop. The consultants – Alison Smith and Karen Anderson have already commenced their work and will be contacting some of the retail… »

Tiree Music Festival Retains Crown As ‘Best Small Festival’ In Scotland

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Fresh from a 4th successive sell-out event, the Tiree Music Festival (TMF) has once again been crowned the Best Small Festival in Scotland at the prestigious Scottish Event Awards. It is the second consecutive year that the festival has been awarded the accolade, highlighting an incredible achievement for a festival that was only formed four… »

Tourism Awards Finalists Selected

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The Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (HITA) have announced this year’s finalists in 15 categories, each in the running to receive a coveted 2013 HITA award at the ceremony and dinner to be held on 4th October in Inverness. The eight year old regional tourism awards programme received more entries this year than ever before… »

Macleods To Cash-up For Last Time In 2013

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For the past thirty-eight years we have worked to serve the community of Tiree, but now we have decided to close our doors and enjoy our retirement. Our business has been on the market for the past two years and while we’ve had some strong interest, the economic climate has made it hard for us… »

Tiree Agricultural Show 2012

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Sunshine and shimmering blue sea welcomed a record crowd to the Annual Show on the Isle of Tiree. Many mainland and neighbouring island visitors joined the islanders to enjoy a day at Tiree Show. There was a warm welcome to Clydesdale judging at the Show after a gap of 50 years. A large influx of… »

Windfall Fund Helps Improve Tiree Playpark

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In November 2011 the Windfall Fund awarded TCB £4000, and along with additional financial help from ACHA, TCB were able to purchase and install a new roundabout, safety matting, spring riders and upgrade the swings. TCB has since been awarded a further £10,000 and we will be looking to install more new equipment probably for… »

Windsurfers will descend on Tiree for 25th Anniversary of Tiree Wave Classic.

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The Tiree Wave Classic is the most prestigious and longest standing windsurfing event in the British calender, this year celebrating its 25th Anniversary and looking back over the event’s history. The event will play host to Britain’s best riders in Pro, Amateur, Masters and Women’s fleets with a fantastic prize fund guaranteeing the top Pro… »

Fun At Tiree Agricultural Show

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There was a real island welcome of sunshine and a spectacular glistening sea awaiting the many mainland visitors, who joined the islanders to view the island’s quality stock at the annual Tiree Show. They were highly entertained by Mark Wyllie from Luss with his collie dogs and ducks, the Drakes of Hazard, in the main… »