More than 400 people have signed a petition asking Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) to reconsider its decision to put the rent up from £100 to £3,600 a year on a property used by community organisation Soroba Young Family Group,a registered charity.
Read the full story in The Oban Times,May 16 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
‘Greed’has been blamed for the collapse of Argyll and Bute Council’s SNP-led administration. Council leader James Robb resigned as a result of the SNP’s National Executive Committee suspending membership of its Argyll and Bute councillors following a ‘deal’with the council’s Liberal Democrat and Conservative members.
Read the full story in The Oban Times,May 16 2013,or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
The biggest cheer of the Scottish Six Days Trial was reserved for Kinlochleven’s Gary MacDonald after he picked up third over-all and top Scot at the event in Fort William and Lochaber.
Read the full report in The Oban Times,may 16 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
An island’s second annual book festival has been declared ‘magical’,by a top crime writer.
Find out more about what Scot’s author Ian Rankin thought of the Colonsay Book Festival in The Oban Times,May 16 2013 or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Ballachulish’s Frank Chambers is a shadow of his former self after losing more than 10 stone in 12 months.
Read his story in The Oban Times,May 16 2013 and on line from the same date at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital