Window of opportunity for pedal powered Amy
News
Window of opportunity for pedal powered Amy

The eco-savvy 29-year-old who is back on Lismore for her second stint of helping out on crofts and in gardens on the island in return for food and lodgings is offering a window cleaning service with a difference.

Oban Health Walks stride out again
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Oban Health Walks stride out again

It appealed for people to join in for a short walk of no more than one hour, followed by socially distanced cup of tea/coffee and a chat.

Dunbeg children star in Scottish Opera’s Fever!
Leisure
Dunbeg children star in Scottish Opera’s Fever!

Over five weeks the children were able to use online learning resources to learn the songs and dance moves to Fever!, as well as take part in other activities such as costume and prop making, culminating in a performance which was streamed live on Scottish Opera’s YouTube channel and attracted nearly 200 families.

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.

Mental Health Matters: Nic Goddard
Lochaber
Mental Health Matters: Nic Goddard

The irony of hooking up two types of computer technology to learn about disconnecting and immersing myself in nature was not entirely lost on me as the car windows steamed up and I shifted around the steering wheel to balance my laptop.

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.