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Campsite plans revealed

Plans for a touring campsite and three holiday chalets have been revealed after being submitted to Argyll and Bute Council

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Hotel’s lodges plan

Plans have been unveiled for 11 lodges to be situated adjacent to a hotel alongside the A82

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A85 deer crash injures one

One person was injured in a crash involving two vehicles and a deer late on Sunday night, which closed the A85 near Dalmally for over an hour

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Commando Memorial sheeted for cleaning

It is anticipated the cleaning work will take around two weeks. This will be followed by repairs to the flagstone area surrounding the memorial which will take a further three weeks.

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

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 20th April 2022

A lost First World War shipwreck had been found for the first time since it was sunk by a German mine off Coll. There’s fighting talk over ferries, more missing mail in Oban, and we look ahead to the Mull Music Festival this weekend, following a four year gap.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 13th April 2022

This week’s Oban Times includes lots to keep you busy this Easter weekend – check out Adventure Oban’s website for details of a chocolate egg hunt, Friday sees the opening of a new kids’ heritage play zone at The Rockfield Centre and the start of a three-day exhibition celebrating 50 years of Oban’s lifeboat station.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 23rd MArch

Coll and Tiree community councils are demanding action after uniting to highlight the impacts of CalMac’s ‘disastrous’ ferry service in 2022. They say only a third of Coll’s sailings, just seven return trips, were successful in February

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 16th March 2022

Teachers at Oban High School are insisting pupils hand over phones and lunch money to borrow forgotten school ties, we’ve been told.
We bring you a round-up of more Oban aid for Ukraine, news of a sea shanty festival coming to town in June and a Hope Kitchen appeal for quick and easy-cook tinned meals to help people receiving food parcels cope with rocketing energy costs.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 9th March 2022

Fury in Oban as the council skips Gaelic school books worth £1000s. A Connel family faced a ‘horrific’ £1k bill using ‘cheaper’ heaters. A Mull mussel farm creates 12 jobs. Cullipool protects itself from sea erosion. Argyll needs £100M for road repairs. Plus this week’s sport.