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Plan for When you Can- Advice for peo...

The Scottish Government roadmap out of Lockdown sets out a phased route for easing the lockdown restrictions in Scotland. Phase 1 of the roadmap is due to come in to force on Friday 29th of May. Moving to the subsequent phases of easing lockdown will take place once specific criteria around Covid-19 and our ability to manage […]

Statement by Scottish Ministers regar...

A statement by Scottish Ministers on what exercising rights of access responsibly under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 means during the COVID-19 emergency. The Scottish Government’s introduction of a right of responsible access for all remains one of the most successful and popular  provisions passed by the Scottish Parliament. These rights continue to apply, […]

Notice From CalMac Ferries

CalMac Ferries As a result of the introduction of the Essential Lifeline Timetable and to help minimise contact between our staff and passengers the Tiree Terminal will now operate the following hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 to 12:00 i.e. limited to one hour before ferry arrival and a half hour after it leaves. The […]

Cal Mac Release Amended Timetable

CalMac has introduced an Essential Lifeline Timetable as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The new reduced timetable, which will run for an initial three-week period, comes amidst a lockdown on all but essential travel across the whole of the UK. It will be subject to continual review in a rapidly changing environment. More info […]

Notice From Transport Scotland

Statement from Transport Scotland on restrictions on non-essential ferry travel to Scotland’s remote and island communities In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Scottish Government has made clear the need to avoid all but essential travel by ferry to Scotland’s remote and island communities. From Sunday 22 March 2020, until further notice, ferries will be […]

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 […]

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