Finance report declares health and social underspend
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Finance report declares health and social underspend

Health services, which are provided by NHS Highland, ended the year with an underspend of £906,000. Social work services, which are provided by Argyll and Bute Council, also had an underspend for the year of £183,000.

Airport rolls out fuel service
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Airport rolls out fuel service

‘We’re delighted that our fuelling station is now open to visiting aircraft as restrictions cautiously loosen across Scotland,’ says council leader.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021

Where on earth is Ellis? Despite his absence he has left us with a spine-chilling tale. Perhaps he had a pressing engagement to go to? Kathie gets her dancing shoes out following her chat with Taynuilt musician and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Gary Innes and there’s music from Leonard Brown and his All-Star Band.

Sea tour firm links with hotel
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Sea tour firm links with hotel

‘We’re excited to be getting back out on the water and start helping show guests the natural beauty of the region.’

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 11th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 11th June 2021

With Fiona Scott still on her holibobs it’s up to Steevie, Kathie and Ellis to hold the Something For The Weekend fort. In this week’s podcast, intrepid reporter Kathie transports us back to her ‘oarsome’ nine-mile row up the coast from Seil. We meet her fellow rowers and discover the special treats she had in her lunchbox. Ellis also gets an eyeful as he interviews Speedo Mick, the inspirational Evertonian fan who has become a charity fundraiser, which saw him mobbed by admirers on his arrival in Oban

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 4th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 4th June 2021

Intrepid reporter Kathie regales us with another of her watery adventures as she steels her to take part in an eight-mile local leg of a row around Scotland. We find out who’s been responsible for all the yellow knitted wellies that have been appearing, and have an upbeat new single from Glasgow-based folk singer-songwriter, Scott McWatt, called ‘Where We’ll Be’.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 28th May 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 28th May 2021

In this week’s episode of Something For The Weekend Ellis goes to a street festival, Kathie visits a new garden taking root at Oban’s Rockfield Centre to eventually provide natural dyes for creative workshops there and Steevie stormtroops in about a certain Empire that has come to town to film a Star Wars spin-off Disney channel series – or has it?

Wild Words: Kirsteen Bell
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Wild Words: Kirsteen Bell

The story of Watership Down began as tales about rabbits Hazel and Fiver that Adams told his young daughters, Juliet and Rosamond, during long car journeys.