Our Projects

Projects which South West Mull and Iona Development are involved in and which have arisen as a result of the adoption of the community plan include:

South West Mull and Iona Development are working in partnership with the Sound of Iona Harbours Committee to develop the pier areas in Fionnphort and Iona.

Community Transport Scheme
The community now have ownership of two vehicles which are used to ensure that a lack of transport and geographical remoteness do not prove to be barriers to attendance at health, sports and social appointments and events. A new SCIO, Ross of Mull and Iona Community Transport Scheme was formed as a result of the input of SWMID.

Ross of Mull Play Park
Land is being leased from the Duke of Argyll to create a play facility in Bunessan.

Craignure to Fionnphort Long Distance Pathway/Cycle Route
Partnership working, with Mull and Iona Community Trust, Mull and Iona Ranger Service, SNH, Argyll and Bute Council and members of the wider community.

Working with Feis Mhuile to organise a Feis in Bunessan in February to celebrate culture and heritage of the area and to provide tuition for children on Mull and Iona in Gaelic arts.

Ross of Mull Croileagan
The Croileagan was set up by the LDO, the organisation receives funding from Bord Na Gaidhlig and employs its own play leader.

South West Mull and Iona Development also provide help and advice to other community organisations including help with funding applications.