Two accidents happened over the weekend of April 12-13 2014 following the fatal accident of a Wester Ross man at the beginning of April 2014.
For more details of the investigations and call for action see The Oban Times,April 17 2014. Also on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Almost 1,000 people turned out to give Ally ‘K’MacPherson a hero’s welcome in Portree at the finish of his punishing 125-mile run round the Isle of Skye for Cancer Research UK –and many more cheered him along the way.
The CalMac steward crossed the line two minutes before his target time of 35 hours.
‘I would do it again in a minute,’he said afterwards.
Read his story in The Oban Times,April 17 2014 and found out the fanastic sum of money he raised. Also available on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital.
After a three-year absence,with intermittent and limited enforcement by police officers,wardens will be patrolling the streets as well as Argyll and Bute Council-owned car parks.
Not only will the local authority employees be handing out fines for parking infringements,the ‘amenity’wardens will be ticketing for littering and dog fouling.
For the full story and more details on their role,see The Oban Times,April 17 2104. Also available on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
The Green Machine rolls into Garnock for a potential league decider on April 19,almost a year to the day that it lifted the RBS National Bowl at Murrayfield.
And Oban player-coach Corrie Louw says the tie at Garnock is just as important as that famous day in Edinburgh.
Find out the record score and read the full match report in The Oban Times,April 17 2014,also available on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital