Puffer’s pub quiz is an online hit
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Puffer’s pub quiz is an online hit

Keren Cafferty, landlady of The Puffer on Easdale, has got the right answer. You put heads together with others isolating on the same lump of rock and come up with a virtual pub quiz.

Oban
Obituary: Donald Clark

Certainly a man of large stature, he was a giant in so many other ways – personality, sociability, generosity, knowledge – and a friend, helper, adviser and host to many.  To quote his own frequent remark upon parting: ‘We’ll see you around the parish.’

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Animal charity still active as hunt for new home continues

Having vacated their former base at Barcaldine in January the charity are currently seeking a new permanent home and have been working hard in the meantime to ensure pets and there owners in Oban and the surrounding area are receiving help should they need it.

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Community shout out – reasons to be cheerful

If you have a story about what people are doing to help in and around your own communities please let us know so we can share the good news both on our website and in the paper. Contact us at editor@obantimes.co.uk or call 01631 568029.

Football
Supporters Club help charities reach their goals

A 5,000 donation from the Celtic FC Foundation has been split between New Hope Kitchen and the St Vincent de Paul Society who will use it to help vulnerable members of the community through the current coronavirus situation.

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Fishery patrol boat visits Oban

The 17-year-old Minna is one of three dedicated patrol vessels of the Scottish Government tasked to enforce marine and fishing laws.

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Up-beat John helps Italy fight off coronavirus

The self-employed maintenance man who lives in Taynuilt with wife Louise is volunteering in Cremona in the Lombardy region of Northern Italy with Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse where he is helping run an inflatable hospital in a car park.