A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021

Where on earth is Ellis? Despite his absence he has left us with a spine-chilling tale. Perhaps he had a pressing engagement to go to? Kathie gets her dancing shoes out following her chat with Taynuilt musician and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Gary Innes and there’s music from Leonard Brown and his All-Star Band.

What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 16th June 2021
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What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 16th June 2021

This week’s Oban Times carries a health message with cases of Covid on the rise across Argyll and Oban being flagged up as an area of concern. Kathie also brings us news  about 200 women having their routine breast screening appointments cancelled in town

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 11th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 11th June 2021

With Fiona Scott still on her holibobs it’s up to Steevie, Kathie and Ellis to hold the Something For The Weekend fort. In this week’s podcast, intrepid reporter Kathie transports us back to her ‘oarsome’ nine-mile row up the coast from Seil. We meet her fellow rowers and discover the special treats she had in her lunchbox. Ellis also gets an eyeful as he interviews Speedo Mick, the inspirational Evertonian fan who has become a charity fundraiser, which saw him mobbed by admirers on his arrival in Oban

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 4th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 4th June 2021

Intrepid reporter Kathie regales us with another of her watery adventures as she steels her to take part in an eight-mile local leg of a row around Scotland. We find out who’s been responsible for all the yellow knitted wellies that have been appearing, and have an upbeat new single from Glasgow-based folk singer-songwriter, Scott McWatt, called ‘Where We’ll Be’.

What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 2nd June 2021
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What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 2nd June 2021

The shortage of housing and flats places to rent takes centre stage in The Oban Times on Thursday as calls are made to limit the number of holiday lets and Airbnbs is just one of the stories in this week’s Oban Times.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 28th May 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 28th May 2021

In this week’s episode of Something For The Weekend Ellis goes to a street festival, Kathie visits a new garden taking root at Oban’s Rockfield Centre to eventually provide natural dyes for creative workshops there and Steevie stormtroops in about a certain Empire that has come to town to film a Star Wars spin-off Disney channel series – or has it?

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 21st May 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 21st May 2021

Kathie catches up in Oban with endurance cyclist Harry Lidgley who is on a 7,000km mission to wheel his way round all the UK mainland lifeboat stations raising funds for the RNLI. Celebrity Robson Green’s been in town making a new TV show and a new friend after meeting Ellis and we have some wonderful music from Patsy Reid who will be leading the team of expert tutors at Mull Fiddle Week this summer

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 14th May 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 14th May 2021

It’s a jam-packed edition of Something For The Weekend this Friday as Kathie returns full of hugs and holiday cheer. She brings us an interview with Laura Mandleberg who tells of Mull’s first ever fiddle week due in August. Continuing the music theme Fiona has music from Glaswegian Indie-roots artist Hector Shaw and engineered by a whole host of local musicians. Meanwhile Ellis needs a sit down after speaking to Oban’s James Armour who is planning to swim, run and cycle and the Outer Hebrides to raise £10,000 for a charity

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BOBcast – Episode 19 – “Winter Matters”

Join Keith, Fiona and Steevie as they discuss BOB’s final fling of the golfing year and track his ups and downs (and win!) of 2020. Predictions were made by the team back in March as to his golf ranking – how accurate we they? We find out. Fiona is back with her BOBcast challenge on the Isle of Seil under the watchful eye of Pat Mill  (coach and secretary) – Find out how Fiona takes to “Winter Mats”

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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