Document Archive

Documents and downloads outlining the Arran Recovery Group’s responses and actions during the COVID 19 pandemic.
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Arran Recovery Group Meeting 12th Feb 2021

Neil Arthur, Tom Tracey, Timothy Billings, Vicki Yuill, Cameron Bruce, Bill Calderwood, Sheila Gilmore, Andrew Stirling, Linda Johnston, Sheena Borthwick- Toomey, John Maguire, Jude King, Susan Fos…
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Arran Recovery Group Meeting – Jan 22nd 2021

Arran Recovery Group Meeting notes 22/1/21 Summary: Arran will have lost approximately £35m or 50% less tourist income in Calendar 2020. This is our best estimate based on ferry passenger numbers….

Arran Recovery Group Notes 4th Dec 20

Summary: Covid-19 outbreak contained. HSCP Resources at full stretch as Arran takes on pilot status for Care Home testing, Covid and Flu vaccine inoculation, and normal winter pressure. With some …
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30th October Arran Recovery Group Notes

Summary: We have had Covid Infection on the Island. Our local Test, Track and Trace is working well. Follow the rules and continue the strong community spirit.   The combination of Arran’s …
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Arran, Covid Recovery & Beyond Follow-on Survey

The ARG survey aims to canvas local opinion to strengthen the Arran community voice and help us understand the best way forward. You may also be aware that the Arran Development Trust is focussing …
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Kenneth Gibson question and answer with Fergus Ewing

Covid-19 (Impact on Arran Economy) Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Fraser of Allander institute report, “The Impact of Covid-19…
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Arran Recovery Group Notes from October 16th

Summary/Recap Restrictions imposed on the ferry after general restrictions were lifted put the Islands at a major disadvantage, threatening community and business. This was recognised and corrected…
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Arran Recovery Group Meeting October 9th

Welcome and Introduction: The current situation is too fluid to have a proper discussion this week. Brief (30 minute) Chairman’s update followed by a full meeting next Friday at 10.00 am. A brief …

25TH September Arran Recovery Group Notes

Welcome and Introduction: Tom Welcome to everyone and a particular warm welcome to Susan Foster our new High School Head Teacher. Our Arran Recovery Group priorities were and are: Ensure safety th…
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The Impact of Covid-19 on the Arran Economy

New report shows Isle of Arran requires national support to combat ‘long-term scarring’ of Covid-19. A new report commissioned by North Ayrshire Council, highlights the need for continued support t…
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September 11th Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status

Summary: No Covid-19 Cases, Arran will get fast test kits. Upload Test and Protect App now. Governance: Agreement in principle. Pictures required for wider discussion. Demand/Supply in balance. Co…
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August 28th Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status

Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business, as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more. Ferry Capacity constraints with 80/20 rule need to be adjusted to d…
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August 14th Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status

Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business , as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more. For the last five weeks, Ferry Capacity and demand have been in ba…
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Arran Recovery and Beyond- Draft Recovery Plan

Arran Recovery & Beyond: Draft Thank you for taking the time to read the plan draft and for your support. Please click the link below to give your feedback will help finalise the draft and we …
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Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status August 1st

Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business , as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more. For the last three weeks, Ferry Capacity and demand have been in b…
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Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status July 24th 

Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary Status July 24th  Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business , as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more. For the las…
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Summary ARG information Overview

Summary Information on the plan: Background: COVID-19 has effectively closed travel and tourism . Restrictions will  not be removed before a vaccine is available (12 months plus). Tourist revenue i…
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Arran Recovery Group – meeting July 17th

Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary: ( Based on SG Route Map) Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business , as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more Crit…
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Arran Recovery Group – Notes from Friday 10th July 2020 at 1000 hrs

Arran Recovery Group – Notes from Friday 10th July 2020 at 1000 hrs Summary: Progress on the Communication Plan and in developing the next draft of the recovery plan. Two steps forward and half a s…
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July 3rd ARG Summary

Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary: ( Based on SG Route Map) Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, community and business , as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more. Cri…
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Questionnaire 1 Summary

Arran Recovery Community Survey June 2020 Forward: Covid-19 has changed many aspects of life on Arran. As an Island our recovery will be different from the mainland. The Arran Economic Group (AEG)…
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Community Survey Results

Overall, there many positive takeaways from this: many people are satisfied with the information and help they have received, they have spent more time focusing on environmental concerns, and they …
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Business – Island Survival Plan

Business/Island Survival Plan:  1. BACKGROUND INFORMATION ( Specific to your Business) Our Business was founded —— years ago and employs —– with a turnover of ——. Prior to the crisis, w…
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Arran COVID 19 Summary 1

Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary:   Summary Conclusions: ( Based on SG Route Map )   Critical Issues needing escalation to support opening the Island:   Credibility of Islands Bill determined …
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Arran COVID 19, 12th June summary

Arran Covid-19 Recovery Plan Summary: ( Based on SG Route Map) Summary: The ASK is simple, we want the same right to survive, business and community, as the rest of Scotland. No less, no more Cri…
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ARG Actions June 10th 2020

Action List from our meeting: Updated 10 June: First thing is to agree that I have captured, and we all understand the actions. Then to provide dates. Then to monitor and progress. Update means pas…
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Government Asks 8.6.20

Do you agree with the Governmental Asks outlined below or can you suggest others? 1.    CHANGES TO CURRENT SUPPORT AND FERRY CAPACITY CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME Jobs are now under threat wi…