Lorn Show fund-raising family dance fills the coffers

North Connel Lorn Show dance

Gunna Sound returned to North Connel hall  to help the Lorn agricultural show committee raise money for this year’s event on August 1.

A busy family ceilidh raised more than £2,000 for the agricultural show coffers.

More photos in the Oban Times, March 26 2015, also available online.

Fort family butcher closes after 90 years

wynne butcher fort william high street closed

Fort William’s high street was dealt a blow after it emerged that Ian Wynne and Son has shut its doors.

The family butcher is believed to be the oldest established business left in the pedestrianised town centre.

For the full story see The Oban Times, March 13 2014, also on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital

More than 400 sign Oban rent plea petition


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

Oban gets behind X-Factor’s Ella


Andrew and Angie Henderson, Oban, with niece Ella.

Oban will be rooting for X-Factor finalist Ella Henderson this week after her aunt and uncle, Andrew and Angie Henderson appealed to townsfolk to vote for the talented 16-year-old. Continue reading Oban gets behind X-Factor’s Ella

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