Former home of Lord Butler for sale on Mull
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Former home of Lord Butler for sale on Mull

Lord Butler and his second wife Mollie Butler bought Frachadil Housein 1961 and holidayed in the house for 20 years, often visiting three times a year until he was too ill to travel.

Opportunity knocks for funding bids
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Opportunity knocks for funding bids

Grants of potentially up to £2,500 for the voluntary sector, community councils and parent councils will be available under Argyll and Bute Council’s Supporting Communities Fund, opening for bids on January 11.

BOBcast – Episode 18 – “Follow Me”
BOBcast
BOBcast – Episode 18 – “Follow Me”

Keith, Fiona and Steevie are back with more golf banter and fun – Find out what is happening to BOB in the golfing world as he plays live in Dubai as they record   (and Keith gets distracted watching on TV) this week with with Carol MacLarty and  Moira MacVicar chatting to Fiona at Taynuilt Golf Club

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.

Lochaber
Plockton and Lochalsh district news

With four residents in Plockton diagnosed with Covid-19 on November 12 and pupils from the high school told to stay out of the village and others self isolating, the village has been very quiet. 

Lochaber
Corpach and Spean Bridge community asset transfers approved

The transfers agreed are for the sale of Community Centre car park in Corpach to Kilmallie Community Centre for £7,500; and a decision was homologated to include another car park in the extent of land be transferred at Spean Bridge Community Centre to Spean Bridge Community Centre SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation).

Farming

Latest prices from Oban and Tiree markets

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Lochaber Women’s Aid joins campaign against gender-based violence

‘Gender-based violence has severe, long-lasting and wide-ranging social, health and economic impacts. The costs are high to individuals, families, to our communities and to our services’ – Jacqueline Jennett, Chair of the Highland Violence Against Women Partnership.

BOBcast
BOBcast – Episode 18 – “Follow Me”

Keith, Fiona and Steevie are back with more golf banter and fun – Find out what is happening to BOB in the golfing world as he plays live in Dubai as they record   (and Keith gets distracted watching on TV) this week with with Carol MacLarty and  Moira MacVicar chatting to Fiona at Taynuilt Golf Club

Podcasts
Something for the Weekend 27th November 2020

Plenty of chit chat and cheer in this week’s Something for the Weekend. We’re a cultural lot at the Oban Times so listen in for news about a panto for Oban and what was happening on Luing this week to mark Book Week Scotland. Merriment as a Welsh castle and celebrities were also in the pot ….. so to speak! Oh and beware…the dolphins!

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 25th November 2020

With only 37 sleeps until the big day Kathie and Fiona spread some festive cheer in the What’s in this Week’s Oban Times podcast with some illuminating news on Common Good funding, loving lorries, consultation on boundary changes and plenty of activity on the sports front.

Podcasts
Something for the Weekend 20th November 2020

Plenty of chit chat and cheer in this week’s Something for the Weekend. We’re a cultural lot at the Oban Times so listen in for news about a panto for Oban and what was happening on Luing this week to mark Book Week Scotland. Merriment as a Welsh castle and celebrities were also in the pot ….. so to speak! Oh and beware…the dolphins!

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 18th November 2020

With only 37 sleeps until the big day Kathie and Fiona spread some festive cheer in the What’s in this Week’s Oban Times podcast with some illuminating news on Common Good funding, loving lorries, consultation on boundary changes and plenty of activity on the sports front.

Podcasts
What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 11th November 2020

This week – Christmas is on its way and there is an opportunity to spread Christmas cheer with a Christmas windows competition organised by BID4Oban as well as various appeals around the town by different organisations to help with gifts and parcels.