Piper plays Oban’s respects
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Piper plays Oban’s respects

This year’s parade, saved by Oban Sea cadets and Councillor Jim Lynch after the demise of the town’s Royal British Legion in February, was one of the biggest witnessed in recent years.

Project Kraken keeps watch for coastline crime
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Project Kraken keeps watch for coastline crime

Project Kraken, covering more than 11,000 miles of British mainland coastline plus its islands, wants water-users to be its eyes, reporting anything suspicious that they might spot.

West Coast Review – November 2019
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West Coast Review – November 2019

This month’s West Coast Review is packed full of great reads, including Oban Winter Festival preview, Remember loved ones with Light up a Life and Winter What’s On.

Lochaber Life – November 2019
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Lochaber Life – November 2019

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Top boxing show, Barbara’s baking to improve mental health and Haldenby Strongman Challenge.

MacPhail – 14.11.19
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MacPhail – 14.11.19

It is a sad reflection on the lack of progress that mankind has made since we emerged from the swamps that war is as much a part of life now as ever it was. 

View from the Chamber – 14.11.19
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View from the Chamber – 14.11.19

Lochaber Ideas Week is now an established fixture in our local events calendar, offering something a bit different and punching well above its weight in attracting top-class speakers and events.

Kay McDonald: Around Oban – week 45
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Kay McDonald: Around Oban – week 45

We’re approaching Remembrance Day again with a Garden of Remembrance on the Esplanade next to West Coast Motors where you can place crosses tomorrow (Friday November 8) at 3pm and Monday 11th at 11am. 

MacPhail – 7.11.19
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MacPhail – 7.11.19

If crofters in the 1880s kept “…their heads down and their mouths shut,…..” then the population of the Highlands and Islands would not exist today.