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Each copy of the paper published on November 3 will carry its own unique code.
We will then print five winning codes in The Oban Times on November 10 and if you have a matching code you will win £50.
It’s that simple!
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I offer no apologies for returning this week to the subject of safety on the A816. This was, of course, the road where the McCorrisken toddlers Seth, two, and Leia, three, so tragically died back in July when the car in which they were travelling left the road and plunged into Loch nan Druimnean near Kilmelford. There is a campaign, which I am fully behind, to have safety barriers installed. This, after all, is the main road between Oban and Lochgilphead and it is dangerous. The
COMHAIRLE nan Eilean Siar has called for more action at a national level to reverse the projected population decline in the Outer Hebrides in years to come.
The 2014-based projections predict a severe decline in the population of the Outer Hebrides of 13.7 per cent. This is more severe than the previous projections, which indicated a decrease of 11.3 per cent. The population of the Outer Hebrides is projected to decrease from 27,250 in 2014 to 23,515 in 2039.
The population of the Outer
A PUBLIC walkway which was closed by a landslide near Fort William is now open.
Work began on the the Steall Gorge in Glen Nevis on October 10 to remove remaining debris from the slopes and footpath following a significant rockfall in mid September.
Contractors will continue to work on the path from October 29 to November 18 so the public are advised to expect short delays and to follow signs and advice given.
FORT William netball club recently hosted a training event with two top Scottish champions. Janie Elliot and Anne McKelvie were from East Kilbride netball club, who are the current Scottish cup winners and have been for three consecutive years. Janie has 60 caps for Scotland and was Netball Scotland’s senior coach of the year in 2014. The event was attended by juniors from Lochaber High School netball club, primary school netball coaches, seniors from Fort William netball club