The plucky pensioners said they were working to ‘clear up the town of bad parking’ and patrol the street,pointing out where drivers have not paid their fee by putting hand written notes on the cars or phoning the police.
The unappointed wardens have also been seen making sure up-to-date information about fines appear on signs in the town’s car
Read more in The Oban Times, Febrauary 26 2015,also available online.
Liam Browning,30,and three friends,will complete the 3,000-mile challenge in December in aid of Unicef,the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Read the full story in The Oban Times,February 26 2015,also online.
The Dalmally-based club,which marks its 50th anniversary this year,made the 11th hour plea after confirming six of its first team players had ruled themselves out of contention through injury and work commitments.
The move means the sport’s Marine Harvest National Division,the game’s second tier,will go ahead with just seven teams,instead of the planned eight.
For the full story and three pages of sport from the West Highlands,see The Oban Times,February 26. Also available online.
While NHS Highland claims this is a new facility for pregnant women in Oban,a former fundraiser says this is ‘nonsense’ and the health board has had staff and machinery since she,and her sister,raised the cash in 1981.
Find out more about how and when scanning will be available in Oban and Lorn in The Oban Times,February 26 2015,also available online.
That’s the opinion of Alex Needham,who has been a chef for 30 years and is a partner in the town’s Waterfront restaurant,YuWu Chinese restaurant and the Ranald hotel.
He raised the issue at the recent open meeting of Oban,Lorn and the Isles area committee of Argyll and Bute Council.
Read more in The Oban Times,February 26 2015. Also available online.