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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 20th October 2021

Fingers…and legs crossed there will be good news for campaigners desperate to keep Ganavan Sands toilets open. The loos are due to shut at the end of this month and it would be April before the council re-opens them, unless excess Covid funding is put to use to pay for their winter upkeep. Oban’s Winter Festival will be back from November 19 to 28 and Autumnwatch presenter Meg McCubbin will be on Mull for this season’s BBC 2 series starting on Tuesday.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 13th October 2021

Kathie reports on two fabulous comebacks – the Highland Cattle Society’s 124th annual Autumn Show and Sale made a return to Oban Livestock Centre at the weekend and the Royal National Mod has taken to the stage in Inverness and gone online with performances and competitions – read about them both and enjoy the photos.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th September 2021

Owners of the Taynuilt Inn ravaged by fire tell Kathie this week they will rebuild it. Over on Luing, there are troubled waters after a ford connecting the island to neighbouring Torsa was built up before relevant authorities were approached and stirred up a storm of protest from boating and kayaking communities UK wide who have described it as a barrier, blocking what they say was a safe and sheltered passage.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th September 2021

Owners of the Taynuilt Inn ravaged by fire tell Kathie this week they will rebuild it. Over on Luing, there are troubled waters after a ford connecting the island to neighbouring Torsa was built up before relevant authorities were approached and stirred up a storm of protest from boating and kayaking communities UK wide who have described it as a barrier, blocking what they say was a safe and sheltered passage.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd September 2021
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 22nd September 2021

Pollution in Oban Bay, a man sat in a bath in the middle of Loch Melfort, the chance to go along to an open day this Saturday to see what an archaeological dig has unearthed on Lismore are just some of the stories we have for you in this week’s Oban Times.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th September 2021
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th September 2021

Pollution in Oban Bay, a man sat in a bath in the middle of Loch Melfort, the chance to go along to an open day this Saturday to see what an archaeological dig has unearthed on Lismore are just some of the stories we have for you in this week’s Oban Times.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st September 2021
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st September 2021

This week’s Oban Times is packed with photos and reports from Oban’s 150th Games also featuring a right royal visitor Princess Anne. We also have news from over on Mull where boatowners are being urged to check for stowaways of the rodent or mink type

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 27th August 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 27th August 2021

Fiona caught up with Lorn Healthy Options fitness advisor Rob Graham to find out a wee bit more about the Oban-based community run charity and what they had been doing to help people with long and short term health issues during lockdown and beyond.

What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 25th August 2021
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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 25th August 2021

Scottish Government’s refusal to sanction the purchase of a new boat for Mull while the community has also been kicking up a stink over the growing problem of fly-tipping and littering. You can also find out about the sale of land which shares its name with Canada’s richest city

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 20th August 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 20th August 2021

A new project is being launched by Oban Men’s Shed to restore a little piece of maritime history.
Kathie has been chatting to the project’s John McAllister and Colin Turtle to find out how they plan, with the help of willing hands and council funding, to restore clinker boat the Mary Jane and get her back on the water.