***** Please note the Octopus Centre is currently CLOSED to the public, following Government advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak*****

The Lamlash Tennis Courts are now open, as per Scot Gov. routemap guidelines. All tennis is “pay as you play” – please put money in the honesty box at the courts or donate to us online via our website. We are unable to provide equipment at this time, and all players participate at their own risk; please adhere to Scot. Gov regulations on social distancing and household mingling.

Diver photographing scallop
Angus Robson
nudibranch

Angus is a diver and underwater photographer as well as a retired tradesman… When you meet him ask him why he is the only member of the OFD Club…?

What do you do as a COAST volunteer?
Assist with both maintenance of the Octopus Centre and underwater surveys of marine life

Why do you volunteer with COAST?
Any practical assistance I can offer to COAST I am only too happy to oblige

Which is your favourite marine animal and why?

Nudibranchs (seaslugs) The variety we have in Arran’s waters is surprising. Capturing the fascinating detail of these animals is an ongoing joy.

What would you say to local people who would like to volunteer with COAST?
It’s a community based group and progressive in its aims of marine conservation and any support locally is most welcome.

You can see some of Angus’s underwater photographs here www.arransealife.co.uk

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