Caledonian MacBrayne has won a new £900m contract to continue operating the Clyde and Hebrides Ferries Network, the Scottish Government announced yesterday (Thursday).
State-owned CalMac and private firm Serco Caledonian Ferries Limited had submitted bids to run the services, including the Colintraive – Rhubodach and Portavadie – Tarbert routes in Cowal.
Glen Kin outdoor centre is now, almost, fully restored to its former glory following vandalism there on April 15 this year, with just one broken window still to be repaired.
Phil Simpson, chief executive of the Abernethy Trust, who took Glen Kin over 15 months ago, told the Standard: “Unfortunately a group staying there took the opportunity to leave it in a poor state. There was a lot of damage.”
Full story in tomorrow's paper.
Dunoon’s Bishop’s Glen saw a fine turnout of mountain bikers for the Scottish Cross Country Mountain Bike racing series on Saturday and Sunday (April 30 and May 1).
Pictured is David Duggan, who came second in the Elite/Expert Male category. Riders in this category completed four laps of the course.
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