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Great news for Jura. ForArgyll just published their results and the Jura Passenger Ferry won an award in the category best tourism initiative. Let’s hope that this award will give the passenger ferry enough publicity to draw a lot more passengers than they did last year. The financial situation of the passenger ferry is not […]

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Support the Jura Ferry Now

When the nominations started for this years ForArgyll awards I was one of the first to nominate the Jura Passenger Ferry. Not that a reward will solve their financial problems but getting enough publicity and showing that the ferry exists, and is there for everyone to use, is perhaps the greatest award they can get. […]

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I’m a big fan of old images and postcards and one of the best resources comes from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). It’s a mouth full, I know, but there is lots to be found as well. The site has several collections and the one I’m most fascinated […]

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Paddy Boyle Memorial Website

Gavin from Ireland sent me a link to a beautiful and touching website dedicated to the life and times of Paddy Boyle. When I had a look at the website I must admit that it was a bit emotional although I have never had the pleasure to meet him. It made me think of a […]

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Jura Passenger Ferry Website

First there were merely plans, then the passenger ferry between Craighouse and Tayvallich started and now there is a website. It seems that the whole operation is well embedded into the island community and people probably no longer accept it when the ferry would stop after the trial period of three years. And who can […]

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Grahame Petit, one of the owners of the Small Isles Catering Van together with Steve Prust, sent me an email a while back with some great news for Jura. If all goes as planned a new restaurant will open on Jura in May 2009. Grahame said: “Steve Prust and I are opening with the help […]

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Jura in the Old Days

Gavin, a reader of the Jura Blog, sent me a link to a remarkable Jura related website which turned out to be a highly interesting resource. The website is hosted at rootsweb and is a treat for genealogists and others. The pages are created by Susan M. Rumble and are about her family tree which […]

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Isle of Jura Live Webcam

From the website of Jura Stores you can have a look at the Live Jura Webcam which is pointed at the stone pier, at the back of Jura stores. The images from the webcam are of a very good quality and it’s a pleasure to watch. The refreshrate is about one second which is great. […]

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A new resource for the southern isles of the Inner Hebrides is born. It’s the Islay Web Directory which includes the islands of Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Gigha. The new directory provides access to all the available websites of the islands mentioned above. If your site isn’t listed yet you can use the submit link […]

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