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Published: 18 June 2020

Tourism and Hospitality sector guidance

Guidance for the tourism and hospitality sector, including procedures for staff and customer safety and …

Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally cancelled

Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally cancelled Tobermory-based event cancelled due to COVID-19 uncertainty Organisers committed …

Round & About – July Issue OUT NOW

The July issue of Round & About is now available in the shops, theme ‘Community’ …

Second homes guidance – July 3

Overview Scotland’s route map for easing out of lockdown restrictions was published on 21 May 2020 …

Promoting the use of face masks in Argyll

The Caring for People Tactical Partnership which was set up in response to the emergency …

Events Sector – Guidance

This guidance is for the events sector – in particular organisers of events. It comes …

Mull & Iona Ferry Committee update

The Mull & Iona Ferry Committee have responded to the newly published Calmac timetables which …

Staying Safe and protecting others (physical distancing)

Rules on staying safe and protecting others to help protect the NHS and save lives. …

Caravan sites and holiday parks

Guidance for campsites, holiday parks, caravan sites, motorhome hire businesses and their users. Who this …

Lockdown Update July 2

2 Metres rule remains the overall advice. From the end of next week there may …

Calmac Ferry Timetables 1 July – 18 October

These are the links to the  Calmac Timetable  Oban – Craignure 1 -14 July Oban …

Tobermory Harbour- Update 1 July

Tobermory Harbour is currently working towards lifting restrictions to visiting vessels from 3rd July, as …

Small Business Support Grant

The Small Business Support Grant closes on the 10th July – Small Businesses with a …

School Age Payment – Details

The School Age Payment is part of Best Start Grant, a package of three payments …

Visiting patients in hospitals – 13 July

From 13 July visiting to non-Covid areas of hospitals is to resume safely and on …

Guidance for Creative studios

Guidance for the creative industries, in particular for providers and users of creative studios in …

Guidance for retail, tourism and hospitality customers

Guidance for customers on how the retail experience in shops, tourism and hospitality businesses is …

Resuming cervical screening

Patients whose appointments were cancelled can now contact GP practice. Some NHS Scotland national screening …

Guidance for private landlords and letting agents – Updated 29 June

Updated Guidance has been issued by the Scottish Government 29 June Details and all guidance …

Guidance for businesses on physical distancing

Guidance for businesses in Scotland on physical distancing and closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak. …

Brendan O’Hara – Question & Answers

Mull Broadcasting was set up to provide entertainment by local people for local people during …

Opening public and customer toilets

The opening of public toilets carries with it a risk of transmission of COVID-19 given …

Calmac Update – 26 June

Calmac are pleased to now publish the next phase of our timetable. This will be …

Shopping scheme update – 26 June

Thank you to everyone who has used the Mull Health shopping scheme during lockdown. As …

Second homes guidance – Updated 26 June

Scotland’s route map for easing out of lockdown restrictions was published on 21 May 2020. This guidance …

New guidance for customers

Nicola Sturgeon says all members of the public have a role to play in making …

Care Home Visits

One nominated person will be able to visit a loved one in a care home …

Key Dates

Indicative Phase 2 dates: 3 July – Travel distance limit for leisure will be lifted …

Money Worries?

Are you worried about how to cope financially at the moment? Have you considered talking …

Calmac Statement – 24 June

“We are currently operating an essential services timetable which will be in place until 30 …

Changes in Lockdown & Indicative dates

People in Scotland will be allowed to meet up with one other household indoors from …

Enhanced safety for health and social care staff

Routine testing of workforce extended as more services resume. Staff who work in specialist cancer …

Schools to return full-time in August – if progress maintained

Scottish schools are aiming to reopen full-time with no physical distancing in August if coronavirus …

Aquaculture Hardship Fund details

To apply for a grant under the aquaculture hardship fund, applicants are required to demonstrate …

Guidance on moving home – From 29 June

From 29 June 2020, all home moves are permitted, provided they can be carried out …

Second homes guidance – Coronavirus

This guidance outlines how the phases in the route map apply to second homes. Please …

Urgent Dental care

Urgent care to be made widely available. Dental practices can resume seeing see NHS patients …

NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect advice

Information for households. Households will be sent information explaining how the Test and Protect system …

Restarting tourism safely – New Guidance

New workplace guidance published. Guidance to support Scotland’s tourism and hospitality sector to reopen safely …

Shopping Service

There has been some concern expressed about the Shopping Service ending. There are no plans …

Calmac Update 19 June – Phase 2

Calmac will continue to operate an essential lifeline timetable until at least 30 June 2020. …

Coronavirus threat downgraded

The UK’s coronavirus alert level has been downgraded from four to three, its chief medical …

Credt & Store cards – Payment Holiday Extension

Banks have been told to give even more time to millions of people struggling with …

Funeral services in places of worship

The Scottish Government understand that most faith and belief communities in Scotland have halted the …

Shielding support and contacts – 19 June

The Scottish Governmet has issued revised documents for this group. Scottish Goverment web site Contact …

Advice for people with specific medical conditions – 18 June

These conditions include: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, IBD; chronic kidney and liver disease; dermatological, neurological, …

Returning to work safely – Update 18 June

As outlined in our route map we are taking a phased approach to easing lockdown measures to …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 section 142 – statutory guidance

The Scottish Government has published new guidance. It is an update on occasional license use …

Tourism and hospitality sector guidance

The Scottish Government has published new guidance for the tourism and hospitality sector, including procedures …

Mull & Iona Ferry Committee – Ferry Capacity over the summer

The shape of the ferry service over the next few months is starting to emerge. …

Phase 2 Changes

People using trains, taxis, buses and ferries in Scotland will be required to wear face …

Moving to Phase 2 of the Lockdown

The current status of the epidemic in Scotland means that the changes in Phase 2 …

Shielding? Today you can leave home to exercise

From 18 June, those who are shielding are able to leave home to exercise. Until …

Bin collections go back to three weekly cycle

From week beginning 29 June If you live in Kintyre (south of Kennacraig), Islay/Jura and …

Were you turned down for a grant by Argyll & Bute?

Were you not eligible for the £10,000 grant because you are a new business? “A …

Free school meals extended

Additional £27.6 million to help feed pupils and other key groups. Children eligible for free …

Mull & Iona Covid19 Local Resilience Fund

Applications are welcome for up to £3,000 from the Mull & Iona Covid19 Local Resilience …

Argyll & Bute Hardship Fund – B&B’s

A new hardship fund launched today to help Bed & Breakfast and Small Serviced Accommodation …

Reopening childcare safely

Nurseries and other early learning and childcare (ELC) providers have received new guidance to help …

Calmac Customer Update – 12 June 2020

“We’ve been sharing regular updates with our customers as Scotland takes its first phased steps …

Argyll & Bute Council News

Funding to help Events Argyll and Bute Council will invest up to £250,000 in events …

COVID-19 guidance for farmers and crofters

Guidance for farmers and crofters to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been published. …

Construction industry – Update 11 June

This document is one of a set of documents about how to work safely in …

Summer support for students

Earlier financial help for those facing hardship. Students facing hardship this summer due to COVID-19 …

Help-to-Buy scheme – Extended

The first minister says the Scottish government’s Help-to-Buy scheme is being extended until March 2022. …

Cleaning Protocols for Self-Catering Properties

A provisional date of 15 July has been set for when tourism businesses may be …

Scottish tourism sector could reopen on 15 July

Scotland’s tourism businesses, including pubs, hotels and restaurants, have been told to prepare to reopen …

Glengorm Recycling Centre

Opening times Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 3.00pm Saturday: 9.00am to 12.00 noon Sunday: Closed …

Support for tourism industry

Further measures have been announced by Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing to support Scotland’s vital tourism …

Caring for People – Report 9th June

This is a weekly briefing to update health and social care partners on the work …

Ferries & Coronavirus survey

In the coming months as Scotland transitions through the Coronavirus Route Map, restrictions on travel will …

Shielding extended until 31 July

The shielding of those who are most at risk if they become infected with Covid-19 …

More support for small businesses

Small businesses which share properties but do not pay business rates are now eligible to …

New health measures for travellers to Scotland

New public health measures will come into force on Monday (8 June) to help suppress …

Update from Mull & Iona Ferry Committee – June 6

Ferry capacity in Coronavirus future phases On entering phase one of the government’s Coronvirus Routemap at the …

Guidance for hill walkers and climbers

Phase 1: Guidance for hill walkers and climbers in Scotland Read our detailed Phase 1 …

CRUMBS!

CRUMBS! The Ross of Mull Community Café has been delighted to be able to help …

Accomodation for Hospital Appt’s in Glasgow

Premier Travel Inn Glagow City Centre South which is only open for essential workers will …

Army Mobile COVID19 Testing Unit on Mull today

An Army Mobile COVID19 Testing Unit has arrived in Mull this morning to test essential …

Calmac Essential timetable until 30 June

CalMac is continuing an Essential Timetable until 30 June 2020 due to Covid-19 No future bookings will …

Extra payment for Carers

Eligible carers to get an additional £230.10. In recognition of the additional pressure that unpaid …

Mobile Testing Unit for Essential Workers -Thursday

It looks like a Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be at Mull and Iona Community …

Round & About – June Issue

The June issue of Round & About is now available in the shops, theme ‘Nature’ …

Best Start Grant School Age Payment.

Eligible parents of children aged four and five are being encouraged to apply for financial …

Additional quota for inshore fishing

Up to £2 million of potential new opportunities to help fleet. Inshore fishers who usually …

Next steps for NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland will begin resuming some services that have been suspended, delayed or deferred due …

Self-Employment Income Scheme to be extended

The Self-Employment Income Scheme will be extended, with applications opening in August for a second …

Furlough scheme details

Businesses must start paying towards furlough scheme from August. The Chancellor says Employers will be …

Tobermory Harbour Association guidelines for easing lockdown

The Harbour Association has issued and a Notice to Mariners new guidance for Harbour users, …

Calmac – Changed Guidance

CalMac have today announced minor relaxations to the types of ferry travel that is permitted, …

Changes to Lockdown – Phase 1 starts tomorrow

Phase 1 starts tomorrow in easing Lockdown From Friday, We will now be able to …

Pharmacy Closed – Thursday 28th May

The Pharmacy is closed on Thursday 28th May because of the repairs going on. The …

Changes to bins, roads and amenity services

The Recycling centre reopens June 1st. Keep up to adte with the situation at https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/recycling The …

Michael Russell, Facebook Q & A Details

Michael Russell, MSP, is holding a Facebook session starting at 7.30pm on 28th May. Open …

Call for Evidence on impact of COVID-19 on the rural economy

The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee is inviting all interested individuals and organisations to submit …

Updated Guidance

We have updated the following Pages, today 27th May Official Guidance for Planning Covid-Safe Workplaces …

Test & Protect Resources

Guidance for the public, including a summary is available online along with guidance for employers. Under Test and Protect, …

Waltons Island delivery update

Waltons are no longer doing any personal shopping in any supermarkets now. Tesco will make …

Scientific evidence – returning to schools

The Scottish Government has published a summary of  the scientific evidence about coronavirus relating to …

Support to work safely – New Guidance by sector

New guidance has been published for retailers and manufacturers to consider how people can safely …

Test and Protect

The Scottish government’s new “test and protect” strategy will go live on Thursday, the first …

Drones delivering masks to the Hospital

Drone technology is to be used to deliver protective equipment to a hospital on a …

Two week quarantine on new arrivals to UK from 8th June

Two-week quarantines will be imposed on new arrivals to the UK from June 8, with fines …

Calmac – Essential timetable until 14th June

CalMac is currently running an essential services timetable across our network in response to the …

Easing Lockdown – Clarification

Nicola Sturgeon has said people will be able to travel longer distances to see their …

What is the Scottish Welfare Fund?

The Scottish Welfare Fund is a national scheme provided under The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act …

Tobermory Recycling centre – Reopening 1 June

Household waste recycling centres to reopen on June 1 Plans are being made to reopen …

Mortgage Payment ‘Holidays’ extended

Homeowners struggling financially due to coronavirus will be able to extend their mortgage payment holiday …

Schools will reopen from 11 August

Scottish schools have been asked to start preparing for the return of pupils in the …

Summary of Proposed Changes to Lockdown from 28 May

The rules set out in the previous (Lockdown) phase apply except as set out below. …

Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis

Download the …

Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods

You can get Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods: if your child is the …

Coronavirus Symptoms? You can now get tested

The first minister has confirmed that testing will be available from today to anyone with …

Change in Official Guidance

People who experience a loss of smell or taste are being advised to get tested …

Easing Lockdown – Route map

The first minister will publish a route map setting out a phased approach to easing …

Official Guidance for Planning Covid-Safe Workplaces

The offical guidance for planning Covid-Safe Workplaces has been added. WE will add further resources …

Short term electric bike hire to Key Workers.

Due to the current Covid-19 we are currently closed but through Cycling Uk we are …

Shielding support and contacts

Details of shielding support for vulnerable people to arrange for food and medicine deliveries, and …

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

To apply go here, enter your Unique Taxpayer Reference, enter NI number. Complete the personal …

Helpline for those seeking employment or studying

Skills Development Scotland is providing help through its website My World of Work. SDS has …

Coronavirus (COVID-19) recruitment | NHSScotland Careers

COVID-19 tracing team. As we move into the next phase of the COVID-19 response, a …

Essential workers: apply for a #coronavirus test

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM Argyll and Bute HSCP An army mobile Covid-19 testing unit is travelling …

Shopping scheme update 13th May

Thank you to the Coop for doing an amazing job getting back on track this …

Food parcels and food deliveries – who is doing what?

Co-op shopping can be ordered through the Mull Health website, and delivered to your door. …

Extra support for charities

Small premises now eligible for £10,000 grants. Properties occupied by charities can now apply for …

Furlough Scheme extended until October

The UK scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus will be …

Isle of Mull Community Covid-19 Emergency Fund

This is amazing! The target was set at £7,000 and now is at £7,810. So …

Co-op Tuesday 12th – Good News!

I can confirm that all our systems are now up and running and we will …

6 Days to go …

6 Days left … £190 to go … it’s getting closer. …

National Wellbeing Hub for Health & Care Workers & Carers

New resources for staff, carers, volunteers and their families.  Organisations from across Scotland have worked …

Alternatives to the Co-op

Just a reminder that the following are doing orders and that these can be delivered …

Shopping Service suspended

Monday 11th May – Co-op shopping A major power outage overnight has resulted in a …

MCC Comments on Scottish Government Framework

Mull Community Council comments on Scottish Government Framework Mull Community Council (MCC) strongly supports the …

Lockdown – Change

Nicola Sturgeon says people will now be permitted to exercise outdoors more than once a …

Student Accomodation – Proposed changes

Students who cannot take up places in purpose-built accommodation due to the Covid-19 pandemic will …

Additional support for Lifeline Services

Families on lower incomes and older people are to get more support with extra funding …

Support for lockdown restrictions

Survey of attitudes to COVID-19 shows public respect messaging. Staying at home to save lives …

Additional £45m to support pivotal businesses.

A fund launched last week to provide grants for small and medium-sized businesses affected by …

Fair Start Scotland

Are you unemployed and looking to secure work? If so the Employability Team is here …

Housebuilders – Emergency Loans

Housebuilders will be able to apply for short-term loans of up to £1 million from …

Connecting High Risk & Low Income groups

People from low income households and who are clinically high-risk are to be given laptops …

Scotland’s coronavirus lockdown extended

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has formally extended Scotland’s coronavirus lockdown. By law, the social distancing …

Co-op Update 6th May

Delivery volumes on chilled and fruit and veg are very large today so we should …

The Scottish Goverment wants to hear your ideas

The emergence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the biggest global challenge that humanity has faced for …

Extra payment for unpaid carers

Investment of £19.2 million to support 83,000 carers As part of the next emergency coronavirus …

Farming – New powers over CAP

Legislation which allows the Common Agricultural Policy to be simplified and improved post-Brexit has passed …

Home schooling – Update from Argyll & Bute

Argyll and Bute Council’s Policy Lead for Education has issued a reassuring message to parents, …

Mull and Iona Covid19 Local Resilience Fund

Applications up to £5,000 are invited for projects which address issues arising from the Covid19 …

Mull and Iona Community Hospital (MICH) Update

After reading several pieces on here I thought I had better let you know how …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): test, trace, isolate, support strategy

Sets out our plans to help disrupt community transmission of the virus. “On 23 April …

Preparing for economic recovery

Expert tech review announced as further business support opens to applications. The second phase of …

Private Rent Sector Landlord Covid-19 Loan Scheme

Landlords whose tenants are having difficulty paying rent during the Covid-19 crisis have been offered …

Summary of MCM group members views on exiting lock-down

The MCM group are really pleased to see the debate has been opened up on …

Additional Funds – Mental Health Suuport & Alcohol Issues

There will be £105,000 going to Young Scot for the provision of new digital content on mental …

Supporting People with Autism

The Scottish government has announced more than £200,000 in funding for autism organisations. There are …

Coronavirus Newly Self Employed Hardship Fund

This fund can provide a one off grant of £2,000 for the newly self-employed who …

Unfamiliar faces / vehicles

If you are unsure of whether someone has a right to be on the island, …

Exiting Lockdown?

The MCM group have been asked to give their thoughts on Lock-down. This is such …

Round & About – Available Now

The May issue of Round & About is now available in the shops, theme Hope, …

A Round up of advice

1. NHS Inform The latest from NHS Scotland and the Scottish government, including social distancing and …

What do you do when you think someone is ‘breaking’ the lockdown?

Who do you call? The island has risen to the challenge of the lockdown. Rules …

Michael Russell – Live Facebook Q&A tonight

Michael Russell, MSP for Argyll & Bute is running a Live Facebook Q&A at 7.30pm …

£100m funds to help business – Opens Today

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) …

Best Start Grants

You can get Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods: if your child is the …

Use of Facemasks

The Scottish government has published updated guidance on the use of face coverings during the …

Fishermen/Women – Support

For fishermen/women and their families needing extra support on the islands. Support and financial help …

Businesses Working together

During the COVID-19 epidemic, the people of Mull and Iona have rallied together to help …

Social distancing regulations strengthened

Temporary regulations confirmed and extended to protect workers. Social distancing regulations introduced to slow the …

Small Business Loans – Update 27 April

Britain’s smallest businesses will be offered 100% government-backed rescue loans after sharp criticism for the …

South West Mull and Iona Development Update

A coastal project on Mull is providing a lifeline for rural residents making sure no …

Introducing Mull TV

In these difficult times, it is good to announce something new. Introducing Mull TV. Mull …

Auto Finance leases – Repayment freeze

Britain’s financial watchdog has confirmed there will be a three-month repayment freeze for consumers with …

Commercial Property Arrears

Commercial property landlords banned from demanding rent arrears Commercial property landlords in the UK have been …

Domestic Abuse

Calls to National Domestic Abuse helpline up by 120%. Please, please, please reach out where …

Royal Bank – Cards for Carers

Royal Bank of Scotland is introducing a new supplement card to existing current account holders …

Scotland’s Framework for making decisions

Scotland must adjust to “new normal” of living with Covid-19, which may include cycling in and …

Co-op Tobermory – Advance Notice

The Co-op may when required close the store between 10am and 11am on any given …

Special dietary requirements

If you have a letter from your surgery confirming that you need a special diet, …

Shielding and at high risk – Food Boxes

Food boxes for people who are shielding and at high risk Your ambient and frozen …

Ferries April Round up

Everything is of course dominated by Coronavirus right now, and the impact on Scottish ferry …

Aldi Form is up and running!

The Aldi form is up and live as of now. If I could remind you …

Scrubs Update – Fabric needed!

We can re-purpose duvet covers, sheets, curtains, but it must meet the following requirements: washable …

Mull Highland Games 2020 Cancelled

Mull Highland Games Committee regrets to advise that the 2020 Games event is cancelled due …

Nappy delivery service

Order nappies, formula and wipes and we will arrange for them to be collected from …

Aldi Deliveries

We are able to offer basic food boxes, containing enough food from Aldi to supply …

Oban Times

All stories in the Oban Times are free to read online during the crisis. …

Job Retention Scheme open

The government’s Job Retention Scheme is now open for employers to access support to continue …

Co-Op Update – 18 April

Deliveries- We are being delivered to 6 days a week so that should really help …

Ruby Low – ICU Nurse

This time last month, Ruby Low, from the Isle of Mull, was four weeks into …

Mull Broadcasting – 3 Episodes available NOW

There are now THREE EPISODES from Mull Broadcasting, all available by following this link. Thanks …

Carers, In need of Support?

North Argyll Carers Centre If you are currently in a caring role and in need …

UK Furlough scheme extended

The government payment scheme for furloughed workers has been extended into June. More than nine …

Business Round up – 17 April

Extension of coronavirus support This week the Scottish Government announced a £220m extension to the …

Argyll & Bute Council -Travel Advice

Everyone’s clear about the need to stay home and stay safe at the moment, and …

Online live Baby Massage Classes

Argyll and Bute HSCP MIDWIVES are delivering online live Baby Massage Classes to parents across …

Mull Ballet

Free online weekly Mull Ballet dance classes starting next week. All welcome – children must …

Shielding – The Support Services are there to help you

If you are shielding it is really important to use the practical supports that are …

Shielding – Does it apply to you?

If you are not sure if it applies to you you can call the Coronavirus …

Isle of Mull Ice Cream Home Deliveries

Since lockdown was announced we’ve taken a little time to pause and figure out the …

Food Bank Donations

Many people have been asking how they can give financial donations to the food bank. …

Third Sector – Emergency Funding

Third sector organisations across Scotland are being encouraged to apply for emergency funding to help …

Sunday Sailings suspended

The temporary timetable in place for Oban – Craignure has been amended. As from this weekend, there …

Additional support for business

Second phase of funding to protect against the effects of COVID-19. Around £220 million of …

EwenMe – New phone based support service

EwenMe is a new phone based support service launched by Ewen’s Room to combat the …

Tobermory Stores – Boxes & Stock

Hope everyone had a nice Easter weekend. We have been busy updating our stock list …

Face Masks Update 14 April

Face Masks update; With help from Dawn Read, Diana Guthrie-James and Brian Swinbanks we now …

Beatson’s Building Supplies Mull Rally update

–       Planning going ahead for the October 8-11 event –       Organising Permit in place from Motorsport UK …

Helpline for people over 70 and other high risk people

Starting tomorrow (April 14th) there is a new helpline for people over 70 and other …

Surgical Scrubs – Volunteers Needed

We’re ready to start making 72 sets of surgical scrubs for our NHS staff and …

Shielding

Shielding is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness …

Information for Maternity Patients

Updated 10/04/20 – Women can join the Midwives on their own facebook page Birth in Argyll & …

Community Pharmacy Easter Opening Hours

Community Pharmacy Easter Opening Hours http://ow.ly/u1lB50zaD2J Latest guidance on Coronavirus including Social Distancing and general …

COVID19 Symptom Tracker App

Argyll and Bute HSCP  The COVID19 Symptom Tracker is an app, approved by Scotland’s top …

NHS Scrubs – Volunteer Coordinator needed!

We’re looking for a Coordinator to recruit a team of volunteers to produce sets of …

Co-op Shopping Scheme update 10th April

We’re delighted that so many people are using the Co-op shopping scheme. To help us …

A message to the Mull Community ……

… from the Mull Crisis Management Group Today is the three week anniversary of our …

Another reason to support the Co-op!

The Co-op has pulled its planned Easter television advertising campaign, instead donating the airtime to the national …

Airbnb halts bookings in UK

From today, UK Airbnb bookings will be restricted to key workers and other essential stays …

Tobermory Post Office opening hours from 09 April

Extended Tobermory Post Office opening hours from 09 April Monday 10.00 – 4.00 Tuesday 10.00 …

Home-Start Mull

Although our groups and Home visiting volunteers have been put on hold until we are …

Masks for Mull!

Working with frontline NHS Staff and Carers, a small team of volunteers have developed a …

Co-op Shopping Scheme – update 7th April 2020.

The scheme is proving really popular – thank you to everyone who is supporting it. …

Friday Deliveries

FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR DOOR We are delivering all across the island to your door! …

Coronavirus Funding Support and Grants

Current information from Business Gateway on Coronavirus Funding Support and Grants Click here Updated …

Ross of Mull Art Exhibition

Go to the Facebook Page of the Ross of Mull Art Exhibition. 2020 would have …

New Overdraft Rules

Article in the Scotsman outlining the new overdraft rules. Read the …

NHS Update

@NHS24 continues to work tirelessly to answer your calls as quickly as possible. To help …

NHS Fitness Studio

Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos across our aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga …

Salen – Gift of Food

Good afternoon. This is a call out for everyone in Salen. The island has been …

Universal Credit online

Use this service to: Create a Universal Credit account Make a claim Join your partner’s …

Bin collections from Monday 6 April

During the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic, the council will introduce a simplified, two-weekly bin collection …

Current Business Support

Comprehensive and detailed report on Business support. 17 Pages. …

Using Zoom!

Zoom is very popular and it is being used a lot on the island. There …

West Coast Motors

West Coast Motors (WCM) have contacted me to say they are now available to transport …

Ewen’s Room new Buddy Line.

The name may change but the idea behind this remains the same. Thanks to all …

Creative Scotland Resource Directory

Creative Scotland have pulled together an A-Z of funding and resources available to those in …

If your employer has told you not to work

If your place of work has shut down or there’s no work for you because …

Tobermory Pharmacy

To assist with our deliveries could patients who have moved in the last 12 months …

Mull and Iona Ranger Service

At this time the natural world can provide a lot of solace and is great …

Sorren & Hannah, Livestream Gig 3rd April

This Friday, 3rd April at 7.30pm, Sorren & I are performing a full length gig …

Tobermory Spring Flower Show – Online Fun

Tobermory Spring Flower Show had to be cancelled. So for a bit of fun any …

Tobermory Harbour Association April 1st Update

Covid 19 restrictions update at 1st April 2020 As you may be aware, we have …

Dental surgery update

The dental surgery is closed for direct dental treatment. I can help with advice, analgesics …

Shopping

We have had to change the way you pay for Shopping if you are using …

Advice to Owners …

… of companion animals and livestock https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-to-owners-of-companion-animals-and-livestock/ …

Round & About, April Issue – Available now

Round & About: The April issue of Round & About is now in the shops, …

Post Office – What’s What

We are not refusing any customers, what may be essential to me may not be …

Craignure assessment centre opened

Please read this carefully. Report from the Oban Times.  Coronavirus assessment centres have opened at …

For Residents of South West Mull

Just to let you know that you might get a phone call over the next …

Telephone Issues, Tobermory Surgery

31/03/2020 We are currently experiencing telephone issues with our main line into Tobermory Surgery. Please …

Help with non-domestic rates

Help with non-domestic rates in Scotland during coronavirus. …

10 drivers doing deliveries to your door!

10 drivers doing deliveries to your door, free of charge and using social distance. (Adult …

Mull Music Festival – New Dates 1st October – 4th October

Mull Music Festival new dates starting Thursday 1st October through to the Sunday night 4th …

Domestic Abuse – Help & Information.

These are challenging times for all families. There is a big risk of an increase …

Cleaning Update

All of these products should be applied and left on surfaces for several minutes to …

Medical equipment and supplies

From the Community Nurses: We are looking for equipment and supplies that have been given …

Dedicated helpline offering advice to vulnerable people

A dedicated helpline offering advice to vulnerable people across Argyll and Bute during the coronavirus …

Governement Guidance for Food Businesses

Newly Released. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-food-businesses Also in …

Buy & Sell Mull – Open with changes

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know that Buy & Sell: Mull will …

Park Lodge – Takeaways but home delivered ONLY

We have been contacted by Argyll and Bute Council and on their recommendation we will …

NEW – Self Employed Income Support Scheme

Pays 80% of avarage profits over the past three years Up to £2500 per month …

Visit Mull and Iona

An updated message to our visitors. …

URGENT GUIDANCE

Under Clear Medical Advice the Mull Crisis Management group have made this decision for the …

Local Resources – Updated 26 March

The  Local Services page has been updated. Expanded South West Mull …

Mull and Iona Vets – Covid-19 update

This post is to highlight changes to the veterinary services provided by Mull and Iona …

CALMAC – Essential Lifeline Timetables

Calmac have published the Essential Lifeline Timetables  to keep us safe during the Covid-19 outbreak. …

Dervaig Premier

In order to continue to fulfill the huge increase with home deliveries, in conjunction with …

Successfully dealing with an early COVID case on Mull

Successfully dealing with an early COVID case on Mull and the prevention of contagion This …

Ross of Mull and Iona Community Transport Scheme

Community transport will deliver prescriptions and shopping on request for anyone, throughout SW Mull, during …

Glengorm Landfill site – Closed

Due to the ongoing situation with the coronavirus Glengorm landfill site is closed to the …

West Coast Motors -Reductions

COVID-19: SERVICE UPDATE From Wednesday 25 March, we shall make further reductions to our bus …

Seafood sector – Aid Package

The seafood sector is to receive an initial support package of more than £5m during …

The Waterfall Fund

The Waterfall Fund Covid-19 Crisis Fund has agreed the first grant payment to a group …

Salen Hotel

With the updated guidance it appears that we can continue our take away service. So …

Grants for Small Businesses scheme

Application forms for the Grants for Small Businesses scheme are now on the Argyll & …

Tobermory Gas Man TGM

We are in unique times, with the UK Government asking people to stay at home …

Co-op – Newspapers & Lottery suspended

Newspapers and lottery are suspended until further notice. We will limit customers numbers to 10 …

Tobermory CalMac office – Closed

Due to the impact that Covid – 19 is having on our staffing levels we …

Argyll & Bute – Updated Information for businesses

Argyll & Bute have updated their information. …

Tobermory Post Office – Opening Hours

Given the announcement tonight I have made the decision to cut the opening hours further. …

Glengorm Coffeeshop – Closed

Following the latest government updates the shop at Glengorm Coffeeshop will not be open after …

Mull Sportive – Cancelled

Unfortunately we have no option but to cancel this year’s Mull Sportive. Even if the …

Bank of Scotland – No van this week

There will be no service this week. The mobile is not coming over to the …

Get an Isolation note if …

Use this service if you have been told to stay at home because of #coronavirus …

Mull Hire

Please contact by telephone only 01680 300422 07831256001 Thank You, …

MacDonalds Filling Station, Salen

Mon – Sat Open 7.30am- 6pm Sundays Closed all …

Co-op – New measures

Urgent From tomorrow we will be limiting customer numbers in store and numerous other measures …

Tobermory Stores – Delivery Service

Closing Announcement Due to the announcement just made by the Prime Minister, it is with …

Tobermory Bakery – Closed Tuesday 24 March

We are closing tomorrow to ensure we implement a service that will Benefit as many …

Living with worry and anxiety

Our world is changing rapidly at the moment. Given some of the news coverage, it …

NHS – Say Thanks

People have been asked to take part in a huge round of applause on Thursday …

The 2 Fund Raising Appeals

Medical Emergency Fund https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/isle-of-mull-community-covid-19-emergency-fund Mull Crisis Fund …

MESS Castaways – NO DONATIONS PLEASE

NO DONATIONS PLEASE Due to Covid 19, we have closed the shops and are now …

Protecting Personal and Community Safety

INTRODUCTION We are really lucky on Mull to have Steve Douglas as part of the …

Spar Shop, Bunessan – New Measures

In light of the current events, the Spar shop in Bunessan has instigated the following …

Tobermory Harbour

The Harbour will be closed to all non essential boats and passengers. As Anne says …

Mull Bird Club

Mull Bird Club has cancelled all its meeting for the foreseeable future. …

Called 999 or 111? Please Read

CAN I ASK IF YOU CALL 999 or are expecting an ambulance through 111 or …

Volunteer Coordinators

The multi-agency partnership managing the emergency response in Argyll and Bute is looking for nominated …

Holiday Let and Second Home Owners – Please read

We urgently need to get in place island wide overnight stays where delivery and fuel …

Daily Mass – Details

Daily Mass at 10 am and also Worshiping when you cannot Attend Mass I am …

Pennyghael Stores – OPEN

I am open from 9.00 – 4.00 Monday to Friday. I am still getting fresh …

Church of Scotland – Online Worship

Local Services are currently suspended but the Church of Scotland in Kintyre & Gigha are …

Covid-19 and Royal Mail

With more and more Mull residents at home through the day, myself and my fellow …

Tobermory Hotel – Closed

HOTEL CLOSURE As directed by the Government, we have now closed the restaurant and bar …

How we can best stop Covid-19 on Mull

We all have an amazing Community on Mull. After 2 months of preparation many people …

Calmac – Keeping each other safe

To minimise personal contact at this ticket desk area, and to maintain practical social distance …

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction

If you are on a low income, whether you are working or not, and need …

Coronavirus – what should I claim?

https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/coronavirus/claim Have you been made redundant or laid off? You may be entitled to the …

Scam – Fake HMRC texts and emails.

Warning to everyone. There has been a flood of text messages and emails saying they …

Whitetail Gin – Hand Sanitiser

Whitetail now have the first hand sanitiser available for those who are most vulnerable/work in …

The Waterfall Fund: Covid-19 Crisis Fund

In view of the exceptional level of need generated by the current pandemic, the Waterfall …

Argyll & Bute – Wedding Advice

We understand this is an extremely worrying time for anyone who has a wedding booked …

Tobermory High School kitchen

Tobermory High School kitchen will be open between 12 noon and 12.30pm every weekday so …

Key Workers List

The Department for Education has published a list of “key workers” whose children will be …

A message to all travellers to and from Mull

People travelling to and from Mull have a responsibility to follow all government advice intended …

Marketing Mull and Iona – A message to our visitors

Many visitors are seeking clarity as to whether they should come to Mull and Iona …

Coronavirus and claiming benefits

This page provides information about coronavirus and claiming benefits. It will continue to be updated. Please …

Tell the Island’s story

The Guardian are looking for people to talk about the impact of Coronavirus. It’s titled …

Update on school closures and exams – 19 March

Exams will not go ahead, teaching, learning and support can continue with local flexibility. Deputy …

Current COVID-19 GUIDANCE – 19 March

SELF ISOLATION is recommended for high risk groups. These groups include: • Aged over 70 …

Calmac – Major Changes

During the current global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), CalMac is working closely with all relevant …

South West Mull and Iona – Telephone linking service

To help combat social isolation we are co-ordinating a telephone linking service for people who …

Asthma Advice

This is good advice for anyone with Asthma. It came from a respiratory nurse specialist …

Coeliac disease and coronavirus

New government advice about at risk groups now includes criteria which includes people with coeliac disease. …

A Heart Breaking Statement of Fact

A HEART BREAKING STATEMENT OF FACT by one of our most loved. Despite Government recommendations …

A Hiker’s guide to Coronavirus

Can and should you carry on hiking and hillwalking? What happens if the government introduces …

Advice for our Young People

Advice for Young People from …

Ross of Mull and Iona Community Transport Scheme – Change

Ross of Mull and Iona Community Transport Scheme are suspending their transport service and are …

Salen – Community Support

In Salen if you are having to reduce social contact, Kerry Mitchell, Helen McWalter & …