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We are an independent monthly magazine established in 1991,
serving the islands of Mull, Iona, Ulva and the surrounding area.
Round & About is compiled and printed on the Isle of Mull.
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June issue 2015

All-Island GP Practice a Reality!

With the news that Salen GP Dr Frank Teunisse has decided to join NHS Highland's proposed joint practice, the aim of a single island-wide practice effectively becomes a reality.
Dr. Teunisse will become a salaried GP employed by NHS Highland from 1st August.
Since the Bunessan practice is already in the hands of the NHS, and the Tobermory practice will be taken over as of 1st June, these are ideal conditions for NHS Highland to put in place an island-wide practice using the hub & spoke model successfully implemented on Islay... more in the full issue

Bake-Off reaches Bunessan

Bunessan PTA Spring Fair and Bake-Off: May 16th
The Spring Fair was sadly on a very wet day but inside the Bunessan Hall everything looked sparkling. All the stalls had very different interesting things in them like candles, toys, clothes, music, books, plants and more. We had a big Bake Off. There were different categories; for the adults there was a vegetable cake, three cookies and three scones... more in the full issue

Photo courtesy of Celia Compton

Ivor Punch - an Island Original

Colin MacIntyre’s first novel weaves together fact and fiction, experience and myth, historical and modern figures, to create what has been described as a ‘deliciously strange world’. I would contend that aspects of it may not be so strange to many islanders, particularly of the older generation, although certainly some of the events portrayed are taken to an extreme level - probably a reflection of the author’s intriguing imagination... more in the full issue