Fiona, Kathie and Sandy take a look at the stories behind this week’s headlines. There’s news of a new partnership between Wild About Argyll and BID4Oban, a film crew at Ganavan, a controversial bid by CalMac’s nationalised owner to control Oban Bay and a chance to name Mull’s newish, second hand ferry. Ferry McFerryface?
Wild About Argyll and Bid4Oban team up to promote Oban as must visit destination in 2022.
Members Oban High School’s senior string group and wind ensemble were treated to a short performance at Seil Island Hall by the award-winning Resol String Quartet and virtuoso saxophonist Richard Scholfield, before working together on a joint performance of an arrangement of Vaughan Williams’ The Lady and the Dragon.
Appin tot Matthew Innes, who is now back at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre in Glagow for his last two radiotherapy sessions, was well enough to wave off firefighters and the village police officer who took on a cycling challenge round Loch Creran in their full kit for Neuroblastoma UK.
A fantastic turnout for the fundraiser allowed the club to raise some much needed cash for all the extra travel.
Shadab Ifitkhar will take up his new role on December 27.
Bishopton RFC 13-10 Lochaber RFC
WEST REGION LEAGUE DIVISION 3
Following the success of the inaugural Women Returners Programme, the Sustainable Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has announced plans to deliver a second run of the coaching and career building initiative early next year.
Three hills on the east side of Glen Roy.
Having been a member of Inverness Operatic Society in the past acting and singing were not a problem for Cllr Baxter although he admits himself that the dancing is taking a bit more work.
The Hazel and Agg families took part in Heart of Argyll Wildlife and Kilmartin Museum’s Treasure Hunt Trail competition, a self-guided tour which invited participants to take photographs of specific points of interest in the area
Unpleasant signals like pain cause a release of stress chemicals such as adrenaline and cortisol which signal danger and make us feel anxious.
Sarah Fanet, SNP candidate at the by-election in Fort William and Ardnamurchan shares her thoughts as a diver on an incredible tool to tackle climate change.
Concept of battle prizes is probably as old as mankind, and medals are still an important feature of armed forces activity world-wide. Remembrance Sunday probably features the UK’s biggest annual display of medals, worn as evidence of experience rather than celebration. Although my father and his three brothers all earned medals in the Second World War, I have no recollection of their ever wearing these, and the Remembrance Sunday display always reminds me of the powerful sentiment I heard from a Highland veteran who won distinction in the Second World War: ‘Baubles! I threw them away! Why would I be proud of killing other people?’