Final stage for Inverawe woodland transfer
News
Final stage for Inverawe woodland transfer

Inverawe Community Woodland  is now in the last stage of acquiring 15 acres of forestry land off the A85 beside the River Awe so people in the area can enjoy it for walking and leisure for generations to come.

Something for the Weekend 7th August 2020
Podcasts
Something for the Weekend 7th August 2020

Fiona, Kathie, Ellis and Martin deliver happy tidings during their regular Friday morning chat. New arrivals, exam results and weather are just some of the topics discussed by the team this week

Something for the Weekend 31st July 2020
Podcasts
Something for the Weekend 31st July 2020

More madcap banter from the OT team this week including Kathie having quandaries over whether or not to curb her wanderlust this weekend as she ponders a day trip to Gigha, Ellis needs to decide quick whether or not to dash back to the charity shop to buy that chunk of carved wood that no words ‘not even for Ellis’ can describe and Martin is Ballachulish-bound – but not in an inflatable kayak.

A sign of peace from arty Aska
Leisure
A sign of peace from arty Aska

Half the money raised from the sale of 25 large limited edition prints of Lismore Rainbow will be put towards the creation of an outdoor area for residents of Glen Iosal.

Cry for the Wild: Holly Gillibrand
Columnists
Cry for the Wild: Holly Gillibrand

Hen Harrier Day is a celebration of this iconic and declining bird, and a day in which we raise our voices against its biggest threat – illegal persecution. Find out more about Hen Harrier Day Online at henharrierday.uk/online, and join us in two days time to learn more about this magnificent bird.

Robert in lockdown – 6.8.20
Opinion
Robert in lockdown – 6.8.20

Well done to Belladrum for making the effort to provide something for music lovers despite the inevitable cancellation of the live event.

Around Oban with Kay McDonald – 30.7.20
Opinion
Around Oban with Kay McDonald – 30.7.20

As Joe and I have been out and about we’ve been encouraged by the response of visitors to the restrictions in place – they’re having a good time and doing it responsibly, as are the locals. 

Robert in lockdown – 30.7.20
Opinion
Robert in lockdown – 30.7.20

Having fallen out of fashion as foreign holidays became cheaper, I wonder if future years will see a revival of the tradition as people favour staycations in the aftermath of Covid-19.

Around Oban with Kay McDonald
Opinion
Around Oban with Kay McDonald

The town is certainly buzzing this week and as time goes by I’m sure we’ll all settle into our routines of mask wearing and sanitising.