News
Linking up to better health

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership’s new community link workers service will help give back more times to GPs to spend with patients needing their expertise.

News
Calgary Cafe up for sale

Matthew and Julia Reade who run the Calgary Cafe, close to a white sandy bay and a popular woodland sculpture trail, are ready to pass the opportunity on to someone new and have put it up for sale after more than 30 years of cuppas and scones

News
Vintage tea dance will be a sensation

That Swing Sensation, a ten-piece swing band from Glasgow, and The Catalina Sisters will take to the stage and get toes tapping from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday October 31 in aid of Link and Connect, the charity arm of Oban Link Club.

News
Power of love peer group supports families

The new peer to peer group at Hope Kitchen for families of people with alcohol or drug issues will also offer tools and strategies to give help to loved ones needing it.

Church
Thought for the week 9.9.21

A word spoken at the right time can help remove doubt, minister to anxiety, inspire profound thoughts and bring us peace.

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Travelling abroad has changed

The pandemic has changed the way we travel abroad. The Government has put in place a traffic light system – green, amber, red – designed to tell you the actions that need to be taken on return from overseas travel. Other changes have been made because the UK has left the EU.

Districts
Coffee at the Hub goes down a treat

The event was well supported with people donating home baking, raffle prizes, bunting, flowers and even tea sets and tablecloths to make the event extra special.

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Travelling abroad has changed

The pandemic has changed the way we travel abroad. The Government has put in place a traffic light system – green, amber, red – designed to tell you the actions that need to be taken on return from overseas travel. Other changes have been made because the UK has left the EU.

Farming
Farming support delivered ahead of target

News that vital Scottish Government funding for farmers and crofters to keep Scotland’s food production moving during the pandemic has been delivered ahead of schedule has been welcomed by Argyll and Bute’s MSP Michael Russell.

Travelling abroad has changed
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Travelling abroad has changed

The pandemic has changed the way we travel abroad. The Government has put in place a traffic light system – green, amber, red – designed to tell you the actions that need to be taken on return from overseas travel. Other changes have been made because the UK has left the EU.

News
Government reporter overturns Caol houses planning refusal

The council’s planning officers had originally recommended the application be approved on the grounds that the delivery of the affordable scheme, with its mix of house types was acceptable, a conclusion which Scottish Government Reporter Trevor Croft agreed with.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 20th October 2021

Fingers…and legs crossed there will be good news for campaigners desperate to keep Ganavan Sands toilets open. The loos are due to shut at the end of this month and it would be April before the council re-opens them, unless excess Covid funding is put to use to pay for their winter upkeep. Oban’s Winter Festival will be back from November 19 to 28 and Autumnwatch presenter Meg McCubbin will be on Mull for this season’s BBC 2 series starting on Tuesday.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 13th October 2021

Kathie reports on two fabulous comebacks – the Highland Cattle Society’s 124th annual Autumn Show and Sale made a return to Oban Livestock Centre at the weekend and the Royal National Mod has taken to the stage in Inverness and gone online with performances and competitions – read about them both and enjoy the photos.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th September 2021

Owners of the Taynuilt Inn ravaged by fire tell Kathie this week they will rebuild it. Over on Luing, there are troubled waters after a ford connecting the island to neighbouring Torsa was built up before relevant authorities were approached and stirred up a storm of protest from boating and kayaking communities UK wide who have described it as a barrier, blocking what they say was a safe and sheltered passage.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th September 2021

Owners of the Taynuilt Inn ravaged by fire tell Kathie this week they will rebuild it. Over on Luing, there are troubled waters after a ford connecting the island to neighbouring Torsa was built up before relevant authorities were approached and stirred up a storm of protest from boating and kayaking communities UK wide who have described it as a barrier, blocking what they say was a safe and sheltered passage.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd September 2021

Pollution in Oban Bay, a man sat in a bath in the middle of Loch Melfort, the chance to go along to an open day this Saturday to see what an archaeological dig has unearthed on Lismore are just some of the stories we have for you in this week’s Oban Times.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th September 2021

Pollution in Oban Bay, a man sat in a bath in the middle of Loch Melfort, the chance to go along to an open day this Saturday to see what an archaeological dig has unearthed on Lismore are just some of the stories we have for you in this week’s Oban Times.

Podcasts
What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st September 2021

This week’s Oban Times is packed with photos and reports from Oban’s 150th Games also featuring a right royal visitor Princess Anne. We also have news from over on Mull where boatowners are being urged to check for stowaways of the rodent or mink type

Travelling abroad has changed
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Travelling abroad has changed

The pandemic has changed the way we travel abroad. The Government has put in place a traffic light system – green, amber, red – designed to tell you the actions that need to be taken on return from overseas travel. Other changes have been made because the UK has left the EU.