‘We need a full-time alternative link and now is the time for the Scottish Government to deliver it.’
‘This is our chance to show the Scottish Government how important this service is to our community.’
The seasonal service, which was introduced on a trial basis in 2013 and became permanent in 2015, has been plagued by cancellations due to weather and mechanical issues.
First and foremost I would like to apologise.
But commemoration organisers praise CalMac Islay staff, saying they have been ‘brilliant at a very trying time’.