Following a month of public consultation, North Ayrshire Council (NAC) received approximately 456 replies to the Scottish Salmon Company's application for a 5000 tonne open-cage salmon farm off Millstone Point, Arran. Almost 94% of responses were in objection to the development.
Sibbie Sangster, for 13 years the Keeper of the Purse for COAST, has decided to retire as the Treasurer of COAST; to be fair, she decided some while ago but has only now managed to persuade the other trustees to release her! Here, we thank her for all she has done as she reflects on how much has changed over the years.
On the 15th September 2019, the Arran community rallied together and protested against the Scottish Salmon Company's (SSC) mega-farm proposal off Millstone Point, North Arran.