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The Lamlash Tennis Courts are now open, as per Scot Gov. Phase 1 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.

Dramatic recovery of over-fished shellfish in Arran marine reserve

On 19th February 2020, The Scotsman newspaper released an article titled “Dramatic recovery of over-fished shellfish in Arran marine reserve“.

This article highlighted the success of the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone and South Arran Marine Protected Area, as reported in a study released the previous week.

The study was published on 13th February 2020 by Frontiers in Marine Science. It is free to access, and you can read it by clicking the link below.
Marine Conservation Begins at Home: How a Local Community and Protection of a Small Bay Sent Waves of Change Around the UK and Beyond.

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