Record visitors support fete comeback
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Record visitors support fete comeback

After a break of two years due to the pandemic, the sun also turned out to give its support to the event at Ardchattan Priory Gardens on July 31 raising funds for the 37th (Ardchattan) Argyll Scout Group and North Connel Guides, Brownies and Rainbows as well as Scotland’s Garden Scheme.

Mull Music Makers play on
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Mull Music Makers play on

Pop-up performances, a concert and ceilidh during Mull Fiddle Week raised more than £700 for next year’s third Mull Music Makers’ event.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 10th August 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 10th August 2022

Exam results are in. How did Argyll schools do? Council tax may go up by 3% to plug an £8M budget gap. Mull lost its big ferry – what did islanders think? And we round up the Killin Games and Lorn and Bunessan Shows. What happened after a champion dog went AWOL?

Shinty clubs sign up to mental health initiative
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Shinty clubs sign up to mental health initiative

Organised by Scottish Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) the ‘Gain the Advantage Programme’ will be open to all those involved in Fort William, Kilmallie and Lochaber Shinty Clubs and their wider communities.

Fantastic week for Feis Lochaber
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Fantastic week for Feis Lochaber

On offer were lessons in fiddle, chanter/pipes, guitar, accordion, button box, step dance, clarsach, keyboard, drums, drama and art, all which were tailored to the specific age group taking part.

Dreams of recovery for Morvern rainforest
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Dreams of recovery for Morvern rainforest

RSPB Scotland takes on stewardship of Glencripesdale nature reserve as part of landscape wide plan to protect, restore and connect Scotland’s remaining rainforest