Oban rotarians are on standby
News
Oban rotarians are on standby

President Douglas Small said the club would be making a weekly financial donation to Hope Kitchen to help it support the most vulnerable in the community.

News
Latest coronavirus update

Latest figures released today from the Scottish Government showed there had been 99 recorded positive cases in our health board area.

News
Coping with COVID-19 donations needed

Islanders are doing all they can to shield people and homes most at risk but donations are needed to help reimburse volunteers for petrol expenses and to pay for other community needs as the pandemic continues.

News
Letter from America…and a diary from Rome

This week The Oban Times heard from Michael McCuish in New York and Emma Gordon in Rome who are using letters and a diary to record their lockdown experiences and this extraordinary time while thousands of miles away from home and family.

Oban
Killin Highland Games 2020 cancelled

Due to the on-going uncertainties over the COVID-19 virus, organisers of the Killin Highland Games have made the difficult decision to not go ahead this year.

Oban
A83 slip recovery work ongoing

Taking care to maintain social distancing and to observe all current NHS and government health advice, a team of experts has been carrying out extensive operations to stabilise the slope and construct a back-up catch-pit.

Business
£15 million food boost

Over the next 12 weeks FareShare UK and The Trussell Trust will be provided with a top up food donation of £15 million for community groups and food banks, the company said.

Church
Thought for the week  12.03.2020

Any relationship is the richer for the feeling of equality which comes from being with one another, sharing the inevitable highs and lows of this precious life.

Districts
Island pupils get a lesson in sustainability

Luing Primary School have been learning about the United Nations Global Goals which aim to address challenges from poverty to inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

Farming
Farming is key to climate change solution

Extreme weather events are in the news, climate change is high on the political agenda and agriculture is seen by some as a major contributor. Responsible agriculture is part of the solution writes NFUS vice-president Charlie Adam.

Oban
A83 slip recovery work ongoing

Taking care to maintain social distancing and to observe all current NHS and government health advice, a team of experts has been carrying out extensive operations to stabilise the slope and construct a back-up catch-pit.

BOBcast
BOBcast Podcast Episode 9 “Niblicks, Spoons and Touchscreen Carts”

Season 2 Episode 9 – Bob’s progress through the Golfing World, The Touchscreen Cart, a listeners question and Silly question of the week plus banter from presenters Stephen Day, George Graham and Keith McIntyre also this week Kathie Griffiths catches up with Robert Cruickshanks to find out what Bob’s support means to “Martyn’s Monday Club”

BOBcast
BOBcast Episode 7 – “A Very Long Drive”

Season 2 Episode 7 – Join presenters Stephen Day, George Graham and Keith McIntyre with Jacob Rawley for more golfing chat. This week -The longest drive, wrist injuries, electric golf buggies and another link golf link with NASA

BOBcast
BOBcast Episode 6 – “A New Driver”

Season 6 Finale – Join presenters Stephen Day, George Graham and Keith McIntyre for more golfing chat. This week – Christmas Presents, Bob’s progress in his first tournament of the year and NASA …..

BOBcast
BOBcast Episode 4

The latest episode of the BOBcast – In the doom and gloom of brexit news and election fever there is some good news in Bob’s golfing world to cheer us all

BOBcast
BOBcast Episode 3

The latest episode of the BOBcast – In the doom and gloom of brexit news and election fever there is some good news in Bob’s golfing world to cheer us all

BOBcast
BOBcast Episode 2

Delve once more into the wonderful golfing world of Bob MacIntyre with George Graham, Keith McIntyre and Stephen Day in Episode 2 of this Oban Times Podcast – This week –  broken clubs, statistics, slices and more.