Welcome to Round & About
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.
Deadline for submissions, advertising etc - usually 19th of the previous month.
Date of issue normally the last day of the preceding month.
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February issue 2016
New Year Shinty - and Swim!!!
The traditional New Year's Day shinty match on Ardalanish beach, by Bunessan, was held in extremely blustery conditions - but this did not deter the players, who numbered probably around 50 (was anybody counting?). They set to with gusto and sticks, many as usual homemade, delivering a quickfire game with a satisfying result of 4 all... more in the full issue
Tiroran Forest News
The South West Mull and Iona community now own Tiroran Forest and we will be commencing felling conifers and extraction of timber at the beginning of February. The first compartment to be managed is along the western side of the B8035, which will open up a long section of the river and improve the views.
We will also be starting an exciting and ambitious project to partially renovate one of the ruined croft houses, including restoration of a traditional ‘Mull’ roof... more in the full issue
Isle of Mull Riding for the Disabled
Riding for the Disabled has over 400 groups nationwide. All of them aim to offer activities specially designed for children and adults with physical and/or learning difficulties to enable them to receive physical and psycho-social therapy, enjoyment and a chance to achieve their goals.
We knew that we had enough potential riders on Mull, and an ideal place to ride, using Liz Henderson’s trekking ponies at Killiechronan, and so at the start of 2015 we started the process of becoming an RDA group.... more in the full issue
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