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That’s the spirit!

Residents rally to aid stranded passengers

Arran showed its real community spirit last weekend when hundreds of ferry passengers were stranded on the island after the last ferries were cancelled.

The disruption came as many families were about to head home on Saturday at the end of the Glasgow Fair but were prevented from doing so by 55mph winds, which led to the cancellation of the last two sailings of the day.

However, with more than 100 passengers stranded at the Brodick Ferry Terminal alone, Caledonian MacBrayne took the decision to keep it open overnight providing shelter from the pounding wind and rain.

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