What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 18th May 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 18th May 2022

Jurachs lose faith in the council as a ferry service provider. Luing meets to decide the future of its mothballed school. Parties thrash out deals to decide who rules new council. Oban RNLI has been busy with nine shouts over 11 days and the name of Islay’s 11th distillery is revealed.

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.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 4th May 2022
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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.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 27th April 2022
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 2nd March 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 2nd March 2022

In this week’s Oban Times we feature communities rallying support for Ukraine and those fleeing to safety, we also have sincere apologies from Scottish Ambulance Service to two patients who faced long waits and we have a call for action from dad-of-two Murdo Mackenzie starting a petition against energy price hikes

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 23rd February 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 23rd February 2022

This week’s Oban Times brings news of new life being breathed into Oban town centre. Plans include opening a brewery in the disused church in Argyll Square and turning an empty shop in George Street into seven escape rooms as a new tourist attraction. you can read about the bid to save the Loch Lomond wallabies – yes wallabies! and we also have a sports round-up for you.

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

CalMac hit the rocks, as a perfect storm struck its ageing fleet. Oban’s Highland Cattle sale made history, pandas dine thanks to an Argyll rainforest, the Lighthouse Pier website and Highlands & Islands Music & Dance Festival return, and we’ve news of a wheelie good fundraiser

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

This week’s Oban Times brings you stories of a chef who runs barefoot on ice, there’s a plea for more people to nominate Argyll folk for Queen’s honours, staff at day centres are worried about job security and a Harry Potter book night in Oban was just magic. To read these stories and many more, pick up a copy of the OT or go online at www.obantimes.co.uk

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 2nd February 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 2nd February 2022

Fiona and Kathie reveal some of the stories in this week’s OT with news of a turtle rescue on Iona, a charity swim, Christmas lights, a glowing school report and a health inspired gift. All that and a round-up of all the local sport to boot.

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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