What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 6th July 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 6th July 2022

News of approval for a twelfth distillery for Islay, Oban museum gets an alcohol licence and Craignish looks set to benefit from sex-changing oysters – all of this in this week’s Oban Times plus a story about the Loch Ness monster coming to Loch Awe.

News
Burst pipe impacts Oban water supply

People living in the Soroba Road area are warned they could experience  no water supply or low, intermittent water pressure and it might be discoloured after a pipe burst near Oban High School.

Leisure
Nevis Hillwalking Club

Beinn Fhada is a massive and complex mountain, 9km long, stretching E to W from the head of Glen Affric to the Head of Loch Duich.

Fishing the Minch
Leisure
Fishing the Minch

Historic photos of a vanished way of life aboard a Hebridean fishing boat are being displayed in Oban’s Rockfield Centre this summer, in an exhibition called Fishing the Minch by David Gordon

JoJo Gnome visits Tiree
Leisure
JoJo Gnome visits Tiree

Tiree Primary pupils enjoyed JoJo Gnome number stories, met Ella the Elf who is a whizz at maths and did some dancing with Robyn the Counting Robot

Nature’s song gets in tune with eco-opera
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Nature’s song gets in tune with eco-opera

Created by independent arts organisation Scissor Kick, Eco Opera is meant as a ‘multi-dimensional love song to our planet allowing nature to take over and make its own music’ – you can enjoy it online at eco-opera.tv

Houses on Ardnish in the 1930s
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Houses on Ardnish in the 1930s

High Life Highland’s Am Baile website is where you’ll discover historic images and audio-visual content covering the whole of the Highlands and Islands.

Not Just Ship Land
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Not Just Ship Land

Not Just Ship Land was a performance of original songs, centred around Hamill’s powerfully alluring voice amid an assured, arresting mix of folk, jazz and torch-song pop, accompanied for this live performance by film footage of Govan past and present.