Following much local discussion regarding the impact of camper vans and mobile homes visiting Islay, a questionnaire was placed in the Ileach on 6 August 2016 in an effort to seek the views of the community. From the responses received, the following points were highlighted:
- Lack of grey waste / chemical waste disposal facilities
- Numbers of litter bins needs to be increased
- Designated parking areas required, especially during Feis Ile week
- Disseminate information to camper van and mobile home owners
Whilst the feeling was that this type of tourism to Islay should not be discouraged, appropriate facilities and more information should be readily available. Continue reading....