Sun smiles on fundraising duo

Fiona and Alan Patterson’s mission for Prostate Cancer UK has been inspired by a friend who has the disease. They set their goal at £2,500 but it has now exceeded the £3,000 mark.

What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 28th July 2021

This week’s Oban Times has a cracking gallery of photos from the day that saw the team, including some folks as far away as in Norway and Australia, pulling together to double their combined target to more than £10,000. We also have news of Oban Seil croft DJ MacDougall who is going to pipe five miles from the Bridge Over The Atlantic on Seil to the seafront at Ellenabeich to raise funds for the work of theEasdale branch of Royal British Legion Scotland

A83 at RBT reopens under traffic lights and convoy

Traffic will be convoyed along the route throughout the morning, and the road will switch to normal traffic light operation this afternoon if weather conditions have further improved, said BEAR Scotland.

Has Suzie dug up treasure?

The mystery piece, that could be a Highlander’s ring brooch from mediaeval times, is now in the Edinburgh Museum for safe keeping while it goes through the Treasure Trove process.