Coll Summer Events 2016

The summer of 2016 saw another great spread of well attended Coll Association events raising £820 in total! We kicked things off on Wednesday 20th July with our Quiz Night, once again organised and hosted by David and Margaret Moore. Following the quiz there was a ceilidh with Trail West, organised [...]

September 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM  was held at Partick Burgh Halls on Tuesday 10th May 2016. Ten members were in attendance at the meeting: Marc Griffiths, Clara McGhee, Robert Sturgeon, Ewen McGee, Catherine Walker, Victoria McGhee, Mark Thomson, Mairi Thomson, Neil MacFadyen and Kay MacKinnon. A key topic discussed at this years' AGM was the revision of [...]

June 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New Mower for Coll Golf Club

The Coll Association recently supported the Coll Golf Club in the purchase of a new tractor mower. Our £500 donation was added to money saved by the Golf Club in addition to a donation from the Cranston family. The new mower is currently being kept safe in Dumfries ahead of [...]

March 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Coll Association Bowling 2016

The large turn out meant we had five lanes of bowlers on the go throughout the night, all fighting for the coveted title of Champion Bowler 2016! On Tuesday 19th January, 27 members and friends of the Coll Association met in Glasgow for the annual bowling evening. The large [...]

March 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Ella Smalley’s Time in India

In October 2015, local teenager Ella Smalley was one of eight Oban High School students to travel to India as part of a cultural exchange. The Coll Association was delighted to help Ella reach her fundraising target for this trip. In October 2014 I was offered the amazing opportunity to [...]

January 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Annual Dinner Dance 2015

The annual Coll Association ceilidh was held on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the National Piping Centre, Glasgow. Over 120 members and friends joined us on the night, which is the largest number of attendees seen for many years. We were delighted to also welcome representatives from other island associations [...]

December 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Coll Sharks Tynecastle Trip

In October 2015 Coll Sharks FC embarked on an epic trip down to Edinburgh to visit Tynecastle Park, the home of Heart of Midlothian FC. Organising the trip was no mean feat in itself and, of course, all the usual things like ferries, transport, accommodation had to be taken into account as well as [...]

November 19th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Quiz Night, October 2015

Another strong turn out meant we had 8 teams taking part on the evening... The annual mainland quiz night was held on Friday 23rd October 2015 at Partick Burgh Halls. David and Margaret Moore once again provided us with an interesting and challenging set of [...]

November 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

2015 Coll v Tiree Golf Match

Once again the weather was very kind to us when we met at Lochmaben Golf Club on 5th September for the 2015 Coll v Tiree Golf Match. On Saturday 5th September 2015, the annual Coll v Tiree Golf Match took place at Lochmaben Golf Club. We send our thanks [...]

October 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Ewan Rutherford’s Year in Nepal with Project Trust

In August 2014, local lad, Ewan Rutherford left the Isle of Coll to embark on a journey of a lifetime. He set off to Nepal where he was to volunteer for a year with Project Trust. The Coll Association was happy to support Ewan’s fundraising efforts. Here’s what he had [...]

October 21st, 2015|News|0 Comments