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April issue 2016

Rally Time Trial

On Saturday 12th March the forest around Fishnish resounded not with birdsong, but with the sound of rally cars - Mull Car Club, sponsored by Mull Hire, was holding the 2016 Fishnish Rally Time Trial. 15 competitors from all over Scotland took part in spite of the pouring rain - the general feeling was that with the low entry fee and the introduction of RET on the ferries, it was an affordable day out - whether just for fun, or to try out the car for future challenges... more in the full issue

Winner Steven Ronaldson receives his prize from Allan Cameron of Mull Hire, while 'Marshall the Lion' looks on

60 years old and not done yet!

On Thursday 17th and Friday 18th March, the Mull Drama Festival was held in the Aros Hall, Tobermory. And two of the very first participants in the very first Mull Drama Festival 60 years ago, Elizabeth MacIver and Cameron Fletcher, were there to celebrate a Mull institution. It’s great to think that year after year, despite the distractions of radio, television, videos, the internet and computer games, people get together to perform one-act plays. While there are no longer queues around the County Buildings eager to buy tickets for a five-night festival there are still enough enthusiasts to put on two nights of unparalleled entertainment.... more in the full issue

The proud winners of the Primary School competition are pictured with adjudicator Jane Russell - Photo by AJ Macleod

Save Our Library Services

Mull and Iona Libraries Action Group (MILAG) has been formed to reverse the changes which Argyll and Bute Council are making to the library services on Mull: the removal of the mobile library service and the removal of the School Librarian post at Tobermory High School. MILAG is working with strong support from the people of Mull and Iona, both Mull and Iona Community Councils, Mull and Iona Community Trust, Tobermory High School Parent Council and the other school parent councils on Mull and Iona... more in the full issue