Canada and Scotland joined hands on Thursday,May16 2013,to remember the sacrifice of young Canadian airman FO John Donald MacDonnell whose Spitfire crashed into a Lochaber mountainside,while he was on a World War II aerial photographic reconnaissance mission.
Read the full story and see more photos from the memorial day in The Oban Times,May 23 2013 or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Lochaber Gael Charlie MacColl has criticised declining standards at the Royal National Mod as he bids farewell to the Meur Lochabair after 29 years.
Read more 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
Lochaber Rugby Club lifted the trophy after winning their own sevens competition for the first time in 12 years.
Read the full report in The Oban Times,May 9 2013 or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Junior players served up some fantastic rugby at Locahber RFC’s Mini Dalriada Festival as 120 children from P3 to P7 enjoyed a great day of sport at Banavie,Fort William.
More photos and a full report are in The Oban Times,May 2 2103 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital from the same date.
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A series of public meetings will be held throughout Lochaber in the coming weeks to promote plans to create a Business Improvement District in the area.
For more see The Oban Times,April 11 2013 and on line from the same date at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
A goal from former Kilmallie shinty player Peter MacIntyre was enough to consign Lochaber Camanachd to another defeat and give Inveraray a priceless win in their Orion Group Premiership title chase.
For the full report see The Oban Times,April 11 2013,also on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
A fire chief in Lochaber is warning of a ‘critical’ fire danger across the West Highlands and islands ahead of the Easter weekend.
Read more in The Oban Times,March 28 2013,or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
The 39th annual Lochaber Music Festival results and photos are in The Oban Times,March 21 2013 and also in the on-line edition at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
LOCHABER Youth Theatre’s new play ‘Ailie and the Alien’ proved a big hit with audiences at the Nevis Centre in Fort William on Thursday March 14,and Friday March 15 2013. Continue reading Lochaber Youth Theatre has sights set on London