Pentland Road Centenary 1912 - 2012

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This Saturday (8th September) sees the Carloway Historical Society celebrate the Pentland Road Centenary.

There will be plenty to see and do including a Walk/Cycle/Run from Stornoway to Carloway at 10.30am and a Walk/Cycle/Run from Breasclete road end to Carloway. If you are interested in taking part in either of these please contact Iain Macarther on imacarther@hebrides.net by today (Monday 3rd September).

At 3pm on Saturday there will also be a Rally of vintage vehicles, leaving from the garages at Marybank. Everyone is welcome to take part, and all vintage vehicles will be warmly welcomed.

The Rally will leave Stornoway at 3pm to cross the Pentland Road and arrive in Carloway at about 4.30pm. They will be piped in for the last stretch by members of the Lewis Pipe Band.

At 5pm there will be a photo taken in Carloway School playground of all participants, recalling the photo taken in 1912.

This will be followed by a buffet in the Community Centre and an exhibition in the hall (£5 for adults and £3.50 for children) and a Dance to the Ness Melodeon Band starting at 7pm.