Injured walker airlifted to hospital
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Injured walker airlifted to hospital

Oban lifeboat arrived on scene after it was alerted at 5.50pm on Friday. The town’s Coastguard Rescue Team and the Scottish Ambulance Service were also involved in the rescue.

Sophie scales great heights in search of solace
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Sophie scales great heights in search of solace

Climbing the Seven Volcanoes: A Search for Strength is a journey of remembrance, and the importance of living in the present and accepting every moment, whether tender or traumatic, as well as a balanced, sober take on modern-day commercial climbing.

Take a torch for the hills
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Take a torch for the hills

Mountain rescue teams have had a busy summer and have already had incidents this year where walkers either have not had a torch, or have had a torch but discovered they were not able to get themselves back off the hill once darkness fell.

Mull golf venue reaches new heights
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Mull golf venue reaches new heights

Isle of Harris, Tobermory (Mull), Barra, Traigh (Arisaig) and Dragon’s Tooth (Ballachulish) Golf Clubs have been named alongside venues across the globe in a list of the World’s Top 50 9-hole courses.

Creatives: Portraits by Kevin Swift
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Creatives: Portraits by Kevin Swift

Resipole Studios Fine Art Gallery presents an exhibition that captures creative people living and working in and around the areas of Ardnamurchan, Morvern and Lochaber.

The Justice Factory by Ian Mitchell 
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The Justice Factory by Ian Mitchell 

Ian Mitchell has comprehensively updated his 2014 paperback, The Justice Factory, with an afterword, running to more than 100 pages, forming a second part to the work.

Allan’s Mod
Royal National Mod
Allan’s Mod

Virtual technology delivered the 2020 Royal National Mòd online but it was enthusiastic and talented people, of all ages, who made this unique event such a success.

Publishing Scotland film focuses on nature writing
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Publishing Scotland film focuses on nature writing

‘All the signs are there that we are very close to some kind of tipping point, beyond which the planet as we know it, can’t recover. It is the duty of a nature writer to say that as often, and as loudly and as persuasively as possible. There’s nothing more important.’

Allan’s Mod
Royal National Mod
Allan’s Mod

An Comunn Gàidhealach hopes you are enjoying the unique experience of the virtual Royal National Mod 2020.

Around Oban with Kay McDonald – 22.10.20
Opinion
Around Oban with Kay McDonald – 22.10.20

The clubhouse has hosted so many weddings, birthday parties, quizzes that it’s been a fixture in the social life of Oban for many years and hopefully, when we’re able, it will be again.

Robert in Lockdown – 15.10.20
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Robert in Lockdown – 15.10.20

As people across the country debate the likelihood of public compliance with the latest Covid measures, one suggestion is that anyone breaking the latest rules should be forced to watch last week’s Scotland v Israel game from start to finish as punishment.