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I’m delighted to hear that so many of you are enjoying the ‘Where is it?’ photos. I hope it’s encouraging you to take a closer look at your surroundings when you’re out and about, writes Bid4Oban ambassador Kay MacDonald.

Despite being here all my life, I still find things I’ve never noticed before and I now have people pointing things out to me as well – thank you (former councillor) Campbell Cameron.

If you’re looking for things to do, don’t forget to check out Oban What’s On, the digital version of Oban town diary and a great way to keep up with what clubs and classes are available, as well as one-off events. It’s very simple to use and free to advertise events on.

If you’re not confident using the internet, then just pop a poster into the Bid4Oban office on Stevenson Street and Yvonne will be happy to do it for you.

The second Bid4Oban local market is approaching fast – May 27 – which I’m really looking forward to as it creates a nice buzz in Station Square and appeals to locals and visitors.

Another local event which I’m delighted is returning this year is the Lorne Games on Sunday June 25. It’s a lovely day out with something for all the family.

So here’s to a long, hot summer where we can get out and about to enjoy all the events fast approaching (although I don’t mind a bit of rain now and again – it makes everything fresh and cleans the pavements).

I’ve been lucky enough to have heard lots of compliments about how good Oban is looking now, especially the pavements, and, although I was doubtful about the seating outside the shops, I’ve been proved wrong as they’re constantly in use.

Did you recognise last week’s photo?

St John’s Cathedral, at the top of George Street, the railings are a wee work of art. You don’t have to go far for this week’s photo.