They agreed to pursue an offer from Oban Communities Trust,which proposes to create a community and cultural hub for Oban and the surrounding communities.
‘Before further consideration of the matter,members have asked the group to provide a fully costed business plan to demonstrate the financial viability of their proposals,’said a spokesman for the council.
For the full story and reaction see The Oban Times,September 18 2014. Also available online at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
This included the Saturday’s Scottish Off-Road Triathlon Championships in which 82 competitorsdid an extended swim and cycled twice around the island before tackling the 8km hill race.
The home owner of a house neighbouring a new school being built in Fort William to accommodate Upper Achintore and Fort William primary schools claims that the development blocking the view from his home,with its 13-metre high gym hall,has devalued his house by £70,000.
Read The Oban Times,August 21 2014,for more about this and the latest on the row of the height of the new gym hall at the new Gaelic school in Caol. Also available on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital