Museum gets alcohol licence
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Museum gets alcohol licence

An Oban museum and castle has been granted a provisional premises licence to sell alcohol in its outdoor areas

JoJo Gnome visits Tiree
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JoJo Gnome visits Tiree

Tiree Primary pupils enjoyed JoJo Gnome number stories, met Ella the Elf who is a whizz at maths and did some dancing with Robyn the Counting Robot

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Farmer hurt at hospital treatment

Mull farmer Ian Macfadyen has now complained to lead medics about his experience at Lorn & Islands Hospital and says he never wants to return

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Stories at St Oran’s

Starting from July 2, there will be a cafe at St Oran’s Church in Connel from 2pm to 4pm in the church on every first Saturday of the month.

Plockton news
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Plockton news

Innovative wood initiative launched and a musical interlude.

Plockton news
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Plockton news

Innovative wood initiative launched and a musical interlude.

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Houses on Ardnish in the 1930s

High Life Highland’s Am Baile website is where you’ll discover historic images and audio-visual content covering the whole of the Highlands and Islands.

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Knoydart gets set for local climate action

Lachie Robinson, administrator of the Knoydart Climate Action Group (a working group of the Knoydart Foundation) explained: ‘Working with Keep Scotland Beautiful on our Community Climate Action Plan helped our community continue its ongoing discussion about how best to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis on Knoydart. 

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th June 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th June 2022

Hosts signed up to welcome Ukrainian refugees into their rural homes are getting frustrated waiting for home checks by Argyll and Bute Council. We’ve been hearing that private water supplies could be a no-go and stop some homes on our islands or remotest communities being approved as suitable.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd June 2022

Could Taynuilt be home to one of the oldest grocer’s shops in Scotland? Celebrations at the weekend with cake and congratulations marked 100 years since Grahams the Grocers opened in Main Street and The Oban Times was there to join in.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th June 2022

A multi-millionaire Brexiteer has been confirmed as the potential new owner of Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum. Documents shed light on Argyll and Bute Council’s plan to axe head teachers. On Mull, visitors desperate to take photographs are told to stop bullying the island’s otters.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st June 2022

What happened when a naked man in a bath put in a surprise appearance during Oban Community Council’s meeting? What action is Argyll & Bute Council taking to get staycation ready? And why will the streets of Oban be buzzing this weekend? Answers are all in this week’s Oban Times.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 25th May 2022

Shock and upset as an Oban nursery closes. It’s the end of an era for Seil eggs. What’s happening at the fire-ravaged Taynuilt Inn? Why is Argyll council partying like it’s 2021? Who won a card cut for Isles council convener? Oban lost its city status bid – what did locals say?

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 18th May 2022

Jurachs lose faith in the council as a ferry service provider. Luing meets to decide the future of its mothballed school. Parties thrash out deals to decide who rules new council. Oban RNLI has been busy with nine shouts over 11 days and the name of Islay’s 11th distillery is revealed.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 11th May 2022

A lack of homes for workers on Mull and Iona is stifling the islands. Also on Mull, posties are exhausted working double-shifts due to staff shortages. You can read the local election results – who’s in, who’s out, and what next. And it’s a happy 70th birthday to the Campbell triplets.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 4th May 2022

Join us for this week’s lively What’s In This Week’s Oban Times podcast. We’re talking about the return of the Highlands & Islands Music & Dance Festival, plans to bring more Christmas sparkle to Oban’s streets, a new look for Oban Hospital’s Macmillan Day Bed unit, a hoolie blowing over the Mull ferry row and a £1.6m project to update Staffa as a tourist attraction. Of course we’ve also got a fast pace sports round-up for you too.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 27th April 2022

Remember the Mantrap! This week’s Oban Times brings you news that the old institution that poured its last pint in Argyll Street about 20 years ago is opening its doors again – TheView’s Daniel MacIntyre has just got licensing for it.