The Isle of Tiree could well be called the ‘Friendly Island’. In July when the TMF (Tiree Music Festival) site had to be evacuated in the face of high winds, the community came together providing transport and accommodation, some in island homes. The welcome is extended to those who visit the island whether staying in […]Read more "Community Spirit"
The contract for provision of Scotland’s West Coast lifeline ferry services is up for renewal. In light of this CalMac are embarking on a major tour of Scotland’s west coast communities to ask ferry users how the customer experience can be improved on their lifeline services. Board members and senior executives from CalMac’s parent company David MacBrayne […]Read more "A Very Important Date"
It is mixed news on the Transport links to the island. Ferry News As more or less expected, due to adverse weather and sea conditions, Thursday’s sailing (12/3/2015) has been cancelled. The helpful news is that a replacement service will operate on Friday 13th March as follows: Depart Oban: 13:00; Arrive Coll: 15:40; Depart Coll:15:50; […]Read more "Travel News"
Unlike some other Scottish islands, Tiree’s only links with the Mainland are the CalMac Ro-Ro Ferry to Oban, the twice weekly flights to Oban and the Loganair Service to Glasgow International Airport. Grateful as we are on the island for these ‘Lifeline Services’ the problem is that in the summer in months in particular, though not […]Read more "Tiree: Air Link PSO"