Brodick Improvements committee works to help maintain and develop the village facilities.
The committee was formed over 20 years ago and is a registered Limited Company, Limited by guarantee and most members are directors.
We operate the public toilets and also the boating slip in the village.
All residents are welcome to get in touch. We welcome practical ideas and offers of support to keep the village clean tidy and welcoming for everyone.
Corrie and Sannox Village Committee meet once a month in the village hall on the first Thursday of each month at 7.30pm and alternately 10.30 am. The committee organises socials, maintains the hall, looks after the Viking boat which is moored in Corrie Port and generally keeps an eye on the local environment.
Corrie and Sannox Village Committee have been occupied with a big project to have airsource heat pumps fitted to the village hall. This is grant assisted and is matched by voluntary labour of locals who will insulate the loft and strip outer walls and insulate them. The pumps are now in place and working.
Kildonan & district is in the South end of Arran and stretches from the Bennans to Dippen, Kildonan is unique in that you can either take the high road with its spectacular views or take the low road, dropping down to the village with its long sandy beach and views to Pladda, one of the best places on the island to see seal’s basking on the rocks. for further information and whats on go to- https//www.soundofpladda.com/kildonan
Kilmory & district is in the south end of Arran. and stretches from Corrie Cravie to Shannochie, with stunning views across to Kintrye and Ayrshire, and on a good you can see Ireland, Known for its long sandy beaches , it has the Lagg one of the oldest hotels on Arran, and the lagg distillery one of the youngest Distilleries in Scotland To find out more about what’s on, go to Kilmory Hall & community noticeboard on facebook. or https//kilmoryhaven.com/haven-facilities/hall
Lamlash Improvements Association meets on the second Thursday of each month in Lamlash Fire Station at 7;30pm.
It has a wide variety of social and community activities which involve all ages and interests.
Village facilities included a full-size bowling green, Tennis and putting greens and has the oldest 18-hole course on the Island, established in 1889.
Also is the base of Arran yacht club marina at the stone pier.
Lamlash is the base of COAST where the first no take zone was established in 2008, leading to other marine conservation projects. Has now purchased their own research vessel, designed to host research and many other marine pursuits.
The much-valued outdoor education centre is also located in Lamlash.
Lochranza and Catacol have communities with a mixed age range with a twice weekly post office and various activities available at the village Hall. In Lochranza there is a 9 hole golf course open in the summer months.
Information for Lochranza and Catacol can be found on the following website links.
Lochranza and Catacol Village Hall:-
Lochranza Pontoon website has a local information page with links for somewhere to eat or stay. Also has useful phone numbers listed.
Pirnmill Village Association represents the people of Pirnmill and surrounding district the link will open their Facebook page with lots of local info.
The Shiskine Valley incorporates the villages of Blackwaterfoot, Shiskine and Machrie and has a strong sense of community.
The Shiskine Valley Improvements Committee are involved with many local projects and share information on the Shiskine Valley Community Forum page on Facebook , which you can visit using the link. Shiskine Hall is a local facility with a strong committee continuing to run regular clubs and events which can be found at the Shiskine Hall page on Facebook. https://m.facebook.com/groups/101496116648590/?ref=share
Whiting Bay benefits from an extremely active community and has various clubs, associations, committees and groups that are always looking to welcome new members.
The Whiting Bay hall also has a Facebook page available at https://www.facebook.com/WhitingBayHall
Another interesting link is www.whiting-bay-memories.com