Our Island, Our Future

Covid-19

Notice from Tiree Parish Church

Tiree Parish Church In line with Government Guidelines the church building at Heylipol is closed for worship. Whilst worship cannot take place physically as a group the congregation continue to worship in spirit. We are not as someone said, engaging in social distancing but physical distancing whilst retaining social connections. Whilst the church is closed, Elders […]

Notice from John Kennedy Transport

Notice from John Kennedy Transport Due to Government guidelines, we have now been advised to carry passengers for essential travel only (eg. food shop) and for travel to be limited to ONE journey per week per person. Passengers using the ring and ride should only be doing so if they have absolutely no other means of […]

Update from Tiree Medical Practice

Update from Tiree Medical Practice: COVID19 Many of you may have noticed activity around Baugh Church. Whilst we hope we never have to use it we have set up Baugh Church as a potential ward ( not hospital) so that we can look after a number of unwell people at a time if we needed to […]

Shopping Tips for Tiree

DR HOLLIDAY’S SHOPPING TIPS FOR TIREE We’re lucky to have the shops we do on Tiree. These are my tips to keep safe during the corona virus epidemic: • If you are at risk of getting a more severe illness from the virus – if you are over 70 or if you don’t keep in […]

Advice to those who have recently arr...

For anyone who recently arrived on Tiree and who does not normally live on the island please follow the advice below until you return home. In order to protect the vulnerable in our community, the people of Tiree are following Government advice and practising social distancing. We are avoiding non-essential social contact and taking all […]

Notice From CalMac Ferries- Islanders...

Official Statement from CalMac Ferries The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced today, Sunday 22 March 2020, that ferry travel across Scotland must be for essential travel only. From now on ferries will be for those who live on our islands, who have an essential need to travel to or from the mainland, and for […]

Scottish Government travel warning fo...

Tourism Secretary angry about ‘irresponsible behaviour’. Rural Economy and Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing is urging people to stop travelling to the Highlands and Islands in a bid to avoid the Coronavirus. People with second homes and campervans have been reportedly travelling to the area in recent days. Mr Ewing said: “I am furious at the […]

Notice from Calmac

IMPORTANT INFORMATION CalMac is encouraging all passengers to ensure that the journey they are making is essential in line with Government advice. If you don’t need to travel then please don’t. www.calmac.co.uk Notice from Calmac 22/03/20

Notice from Blackhouse Watersports

Blackhouse Watersports To all our lovely customers everywhere, we want to let you know that we have made the decision to close for the foreseeable future. This follows government guidelines advising against non essential travel in a bid to minimise the spread of COVID 19 .  We understand, that at these times, the idea of […]

Notice from Discover Tiree

Statement from Discover Tiree to our Members: In light of the Coronavirus Epidemic and in keeping with Government advice on non-essential travel we strongly recommend that those with plans to visit Tiree do so at a later date. Our single GP, nursing team and emergency services (many volunteers) on Tiree are already stretched dealing with […]