Tag: community

The Oban Times
Help keep community bus on the road

Once known as the ‘Granny bus’, the service on Lismore  can now be used by anyone aged over 16 who lives on the island and signs up for membership.

Joint effort needed to keep lights twinkling

Donations from Oban Common Good Fund, Oban Community Council, West Highland Housing Association and BID4Oban meant a late order for more snowflakes and festive swirls could be placed but they did not arrive in time for last month’s switch-on.

Linking up to better health

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership’s new community link workers service will help give back more times to GPs to spend with patients needing their expertise.

Fun in the sun on Seil

A children’s fun day organised on Saturday by parents at Seil Island Hall brought in just over £500 and involved all ages from the community getting hands-on with the first big event since Covid lockdown.

Kerrera plants rewilding project

Farmer Sheila MacGregor has painted a cheery sign welcoming people to the woodland as they walk from the ferry just before Little Horseshoe Bay on the island’s east side and a  box is ready and waiting for donations. Every £1 will buy a tree.