Publications about Colonsay

The island bookshop at Scalasaig carries a large selection of books, specialising in titles with a Scottish and Hebridean flavour. We also have an antiquarian section for rarer sources. It is more than just a bookshop, also selling craft items, woolen items, cards and small gifts. The Bookshop is open in summer, Monday - Saturday 3 p.m. until 5.30 p.m. It can be accessed at other times by contacting Kevin and Christa Byrne at Homefield tel. 01951 200320.  Contact Georgina, at home on 01951 200375, to discuss any special or unusual books.

It is also home to a well-respected publishing company, House of Lochar. The list of over eighty titles includes many classic works, most of which have a special resonance in the West of Scotland.  For online purchases of Colonsay titles or for details of the entire catalogue, please visit the House of Lochar website.

Otherwise, for more information on any title or for a price inclusive of carriage overseas please Email byrne@colonsay.org.uk

Write to: Colonsay Bookshop, Isle of Colonsay, Argyll, PA61 7YZ

Telephone: 01951 200320 or 200232

www.houseoflochar.com

Scottish Land Fund Award

Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is excited to be able to announce that they have been awarded £395,000 by the Scottish Land Fund towards the cost of land purchase in Scalasaig. This is for the development of much needed new community-led housing and business space. A substantial award from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) also helped towards the total sum required.
We owe a lot of thanks to The Highlands Small Community Housing Trust, HIE and MOWI for their help and support in getting us to this point. We would also like to acknowledge Colonsay Estate's commitment to our project.
 
Please go to the Colonsay Community Development Company page for further details: https://colonsay.org.uk/our-community/community-development-company
 
Kilchattan Primary Search for New Head Teacher
 

The 7 pupils of Kilchattan Primary are on the hunt for a new Head Teacher. A social media campaign is now underway titled "Hebridean Headteacher Wanted." The story has also been featured in the national media,

For more information please visit the facebook page and follow the link bellow for the job advert.

https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/…/argyll-bute-council/jobs…

 
 
Scalasaig housing development site