Oban Spring Clean at its best

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Street sweeps, clean-ups in corners, litter picks in parks and rubbish hauled out of woodlands – Oban has been busy spring cleaning.

Keep Oban Beautiful is feeling boosted after a huge community response for people to spruce up their neighbourhoods – in and out of town.

What is usually held over one weekend at the end of March proved such a hit  that what should have lasted two days turned into two weekends.

People out and about by themselves, in families or their bubbles, who took on the tidy-up challenge were invited by KOB to send in their photographs for a chance of winning prizes from Hinba Coffee Shop in George Street and BID4Oban.

There were 27 entries with over 76 photos and five video clips sent in before seven winners and one honourable mention were chosen. KOB would like to congratulate the winners and everyone who took part.

Here is a selection of just some of those smashing snapshots. You can see the photographs on Keep Oban Beautiful’s  Facebook page.

Caitlin and Angus Carswell go litter picking above Ganavan beach.
Keep Oban Beautiful volunteers bagging up rubbish in town.
Soroba clean-up.
Trolley load of rubbish.
Rebecca Brown with her litter haul.
Felix Hughes gets picking as part of Keep Oban Beautiful.
Dunearn Bluetits wildswimmers on Seil join in the clean-up act on the beach.
KOB stalwart volunteer Davie Walker helping clean up Soroba woods.
Adrian Beard bagging up rubbish near Connel Bridge.