Millport Marine station to close next year

Published: 19 Dec 2012 10:531 comment

Facebook campaign has been launched to save world renowned facility.

CHRISTMAS on Cumbrae has turned bleak for many islanders with the shock news that the Marine Biological Station is to close next year.

In a cruel sense of timing the University of London announced to assembled staff at the Cumbrae station on Monday morning that the long-established facility would be shut down in 2013.

Councillor Alan Hill said: "It's an unmitigated disaster if it goes ahead and it's devastating news for local people before Christmas."

A Facebook campaign is already underway and has already received 2000 followers from all over the world... http://www.facebook.com/SaveOurMarineStation

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Full story in this week's Largs and Millport News.

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  • saveourmarinestation
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    Dec 19, 11:38
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    Dear L&M readers. Please support this great campaign by liking our facebook page shown above. Please also share our page with your own friends asking them to like us and share our page with their own friends too!

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    SOMS Campaign

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