Have you heard the crex, crex?
Outdoors
Have you heard the crex, crex?

The Inner Hebrides are a stronghold for corncrake but numbers of birds have decreased in the last decade and the fortune of this noisy bird remains precarious.

Keep Ganavan Green
News
Keep Ganavan Green

Planners have now asked for feedback from the community as to what Ganavan’s green space COULD be used for in terms of tourism, recreation and community use.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 14th May 2021
Podcasts
A Something For the Weekend Podcast 14th May 2021

It’s a jam-packed edition of Something For The Weekend this Friday as Kathie returns full of hugs and holiday cheer. She brings us an interview with Laura Mandleberg who tells of Mull’s first ever fiddle week due in August. Continuing the music theme Fiona has music from Glaswegian Indie-roots artist Hector Shaw and engineered by a whole host of local musicians. Meanwhile Ellis needs a sit down after speaking to Oban’s James Armour who is planning to swim, run and cycle and the Outer Hebrides to raise £10,000 for a charity

Safety first as shops reopen
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Safety first as shops reopen

Hairdressers to hotels, cafes to cinemas, pub chains to independent shops … high streets across the country are opening up again. But it is important it happens safely!

Robson Green in Oban
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Robson Green in Oban

Actor and presenter meets Lindsay MacMillan of Markie Dans and local fishermen as part of new series.

Argyll and Bute tipped to bounce back
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Argyll and Bute tipped to bounce back

New research has ranked Highland second behind Edinburgh in Scotland, with neighbours Argyll and Bute at seventh in Scotland’s league table in the race for recovery.

Oban cinema prepares for curtain up
News
Oban cinema prepares for curtain up

On May 21, its official reopening takes place when people will be welcomed back with a free screening of the Academy Award-winning Disney Pixar classic Brave.

Wanted: A blank wall in Oban
News
Wanted: A blank wall in Oban

Ideally, the wall would be on the ‘frontline’ of climate change in a good location that presents really well, is seen by a lot of people and could be captured by photography or drone footage.

Oban duo are Hanging on a Wire
Leisure
Oban duo are Hanging on a Wire

With poignant lyrics and a sound that refuses to be categorised into one genre, the five-track release showcases their diverse sonic abilities. 

At Random – 13.5.21
Opinion
At Random – 13.5.21

People who know me and regular readers of this commentary will be aware of the enormously high regard I have for all our emergency services.

Beachd Ailein with Allan Campbell – 13.5.21
Opinion
Beachd Ailein with Allan Campbell – 13.5.21

While it’s encouraging to have heard much post-election talk of cross-party consultation and possible cooperation “in the best interest of all people”, we remember that promises are meaningless unless they are delivered!

Croftless Crofter: Nic Goddard
Opinion
Croftless Crofter: Nic Goddard

While we are all used to April sunshine and showers this year I have been both sunburned and snowed on within a 48 hour period as temperatures have soared and plummeted even more than usual.

At Random – 6.5.21
Opinion
At Random – 6.5.21

People who know me and regular readers of this commentary will be aware of the enormously high regard I have for all our emergency services.