Ormaig landart film goes online
News
Ormaig landart film goes online

The project measures 150m x 150m and eco-friendly lime whitewash tinged with pink was used to paint the stumps that look like dots from a distance forming a full circle.

Funding boost on the cards for Mary’s Meals
News
Funding boost on the cards for Mary’s Meals

Each year Alba sells a specially chosen range of charity christmas cards where 50p from every pack goes to the charity helping feed over a million children in need, every day, around the world.

Church
Thought for the week – 17.9.20

Reverend Morag Muirhead, Ordained Local Minister at Duncansburgh MacIntosh Church of Scotland, Fort William, linked with Kilmonivaig CofS.

Districts
Tidy sum raised for Sophie’s Trust

Lee McKillop has been taking part in a litter pick charity challenge in the area for the last three years and her 2019/2020 effort has surpassed her target of £250 by quite a margin.

News
Chippy cheer for Ardchattan residents

A very kind donation from Lodge St Modan 985 (Taynuilt) was used to provide fish and chips to many households in the Benderloch, Barcaldine and North Connel area.

Farming
Supporting green innovation in farming

The new funding will drive forward innovation in farming and food production and help agricultural businesses contribute to the green economic recovery by farming more sustainably.

Farming
Time to discuss agri-environment future measures is right now

Future agri-environment measures must enable farmers and crofters to play their key role in managing a significant majority of Scotland’s environmental interests, writes Environment and Land Use committee chairman, Angus MacFadyen, a hill farmer from near Oban.

Highland library operator welcomes reports
Lochaber
Highland library operator welcomes reports

Prior to lockdown, High Life Highland was operating 40 public libraries and 22 school libraries across the Highlands, as well as serving more rural communities through its eight mobile library units.

News
All or nothing for Killundine project

The project has been promised £1m from the Scottish Land Fund, but must find the remaining £1.7m before the end of October in order to secure the funds.

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 14th October 2020

his week Ellis and Fiona discuss COVID-19 news and the impact to local shops and businesses especially bars, restaurants, hotels and the Edinburgh Woollen Mill. Fiona has been looking into the Queen’s Birthday Honours and catches up with retired vet Jimmy Wilson who has received an MBE

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 7th October 2020

Fiona and Ellis give an insight into some of the stories behind the headlines in this week’s paper which includes how staff and medical experts dealt with a confirmed case of Covid-19 at Oban High School, news about the 2020 online Mod, the closure of a historic hotel on Islay and all the action from the world of sport

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 9th September 2020

Trying to get Covid-19 testing kits , the demolition of Kilbowie Outdoor Centre approaches, and possible illegal drone flying at Oban Airport are just some of the topics that Ellis and Kathie discuss and are coming up in This Week’s Oban Times

Podcasts
Something for the Weekend 28th August 2020

Ellis, Kathie and Steevie are back with some more weekend banter Kathie is getting all her supplies in for winter including candles and firewood, Steevie is busy gathering in all the good TV he can find and Ellis is having retro fun with his new 19” TV and DVD player…