Mull islanders launch appeal to buy up neighbouring Ulva

Scottish ministers have blocked £5m sale of tiny Hebridean island to allow community to organise bidIslanders on Mull will launch a worldwide appeal to help buy the tiny Hebridean island of Ulva after Scottish ministers stopped its owner selling it for as much as £5m.The appeal is likely to include Australians whose forebears left Ulva during and after the Highland clearances, which resulted in its population plummeting from about 600 people two centuries ago to just six. Continue reading...

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