Have you heard the crex, crex?
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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.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 14th May 2021
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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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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!

Oban cinema prepares for curtain up
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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
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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
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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. 

Corran Ferry journey inspires tartan noir novel
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Corran Ferry journey inspires tartan noir novel

The Marsh House by Alan Gillespie is set in the fictional village of Cullrothes, in the Scottish Highlands, where Innes hides a terrible secret from his girlfriend Alice, a gorgeous, cheating, lying schoolteacher.

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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!

Safety first as shops reopen
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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!

Safety first as shops reopen
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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!

Safety first as shops reopen
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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!

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Pippa steps up for NHS charity

Roybridge student Pippa Macdonald came up with her own #StepUp4OurNHS challenge and scaled the equivalent of Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike at her student lodgings in Northumbria.

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Lochaber Life – May 2020

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Name that Lochaber Bird, German tourist says thanks for kindness, and COVID – 19 YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

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Lochaber Life – April 2020

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Tackling the unused drugs mountain, North Ballachulish Railway and Opera in Arisaig.

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Lochaber Life – March 2020

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including 150 years of Lochaber Curling Club, Don’t Feed the Deer and Shy Bullfinch.

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Lochaber Life – February 2020

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Hedgehog Hospital and Sanctuary, Founder of Lochaber Scouts and Iconic Lochaber.

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Lochaber Life – January 2020

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Ballachulish Bible Stories Revealed, The Year 2000 and Kilmallie Cemetery Uncovered.

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Lochaber Life – December 2019

This month’s Lochaber Life is packed full of great reads, including Unique gift, Lochaber Men in Kilts charity calendar, Children’s railway story and Bye Bye BA Club.

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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!

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Mull and Iona Life – Summer 2019

The Summer issue of Mull & Iona Life is packed full of great reads, including Mull eagles film wings it’s way to BBC, Estate plants native forest to save Mull’s natural world and Mull man given BEM after ‘selfless service’.

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Mull and Iona Life – Spring 2019

The Spring issue of Mull & Iona Life is packed full of great reads, including Cash Boost for Mull and Iona Projects, Mull Rally Hopes for 2019, Mull Pupil turns Teacher and Club has Focus on Rewilding Mull.

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Mull remembers…

Islanders celebrated the Battle’s Over event with an ’emotional ceremony’ at the harbour building in Tobermory on Saturday night.

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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!

Have you heard the crex, crex?
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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.

Advertising
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!

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!

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West Coast Review

Here’s the June issue of The West Coast Review!
We have produced this issue as digital only – so please SHARE FAR AND WIDE!

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West Coast Review – May 2020

This month’s West Coast Review is packed full of great reads, including Learning locally – but remotely, Community Profile and Life through the Lens.

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West Coast Review – March 2020

This month’s West Coast Review is packed full of great reads, including the BID4Oban 20 page pullout, Culture Countdown at Victory Hall and Join Oban’s Big Spring Clean.

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West Coast Review – February 2020

This month’s West Coast Review is packed full of great reads, including What’s Next for Dunollie Wood?, Hope Kitchen Needs You and
Argyll Romance.

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West Coast Review – December 2019

This month’s West Coast Review is packed full of great reads, including Christmas What’s On, Shop Local for Festive Treats and Drivers Do Their Bit.