What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 17th August 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 17th August 2022

Fears are raised over patient care at Oban hospital. We reveal our FOI on the homing of refugees. The danger of bringing dogs too close to cattle became clear at Mull’s Salen Show. A row broke out over food shortages in the Hebrides. And we’ve duck and pig racing.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 10th August 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 10th August 2022

Exam results are in. How did Argyll schools do? Council tax may go up by 3% to plug an £8M budget gap. Mull lost its big ferry – what did islanders think? And we round up the Killin Games and Lorn and Bunessan Shows. What happened after a champion dog went AWOL?

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 3rd August 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 3rd August 2022

Appin on a fundraising mission to help save a mum’s sight. Plans are afoot for 100 homes on Mull. Overworked junior doctors at Oban hospital felt ‘out of their depth’ and feared for patient safety. Strikes may hit Argyll schools and bins, a fault cancels a ferry (again), and we look ahead to more shows.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 27th July 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 27th July 2022

In this week’s Oban Times we have a desperate plea from a homeless prevention charity facing eviction. We also have a warning story to stay safe on water after the RNLI were called out to a family in a dingy struggling in strong currents at the Falls of Lora.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 20th July 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 20th July 2022

In this week’s Oban Times, the Church of Scotland has revealed a list of 21 churches across Argyll and Lochaber facing potential closure. On this list is Lismore’s St Moluag’s historic cathedral and a church on Tiree where the congregation are usually connected to Bute for their Sunday service.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 13th July 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 13th July 2022

Has bird flu reached Mull? What does Islay’s £16M whisky taste like? Glamping pods at Tiree High School? Councillors’ expenses are revealed. Dalmally’s MacGregor clan are battling lawnmowers. Plus a round-up of sport and the Tiree Music Festival – we were there!

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 6th July 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 6th July 2022

News of approval for a twelfth distillery for Islay, Oban museum gets an alcohol licence and Craignish looks set to benefit from sex-changing oysters – all of this in this week’s Oban Times plus a story about the Loch Ness monster coming to Loch Awe.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th June 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th June 2022

Hosts signed up to welcome Ukrainian refugees into their rural homes are getting frustrated waiting for home checks by Argyll and Bute Council. We’ve been hearing that private water supplies could be a no-go and stop some homes on our islands or remotest communities being approved as suitable.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd June 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd June 2022

Could Taynuilt be home to one of the oldest grocer’s shops in Scotland? Celebrations at the weekend with cake and congratulations marked 100 years since Grahams the Grocers opened in Main Street and The Oban Times was there to join in.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th June 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th June 2022

A multi-millionaire Brexiteer has been confirmed as the potential new owner of Kinloch Castle on the Isle of Rum. Documents shed light on Argyll and Bute Council’s plan to axe head teachers. On Mull, visitors desperate to take photographs are told to stop bullying the island’s otters.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st June 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st June 2022

What happened when a naked man in a bath put in a surprise appearance during Oban Community Council’s meeting? What action is Argyll & Bute Council taking to get staycation ready? And why will the streets of Oban be buzzing this weekend? Answers are all in this week’s Oban Times.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 25th May 2022
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 25th May 2022

Shock and upset as an Oban nursery closes. It’s the end of an era for Seil eggs. What’s happening at the fire-ravaged Taynuilt Inn? Why is Argyll council partying like it’s 2021? Who won a card cut for Isles council convener? Oban lost its city status bid – what did locals say?

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.

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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