Tag: islands

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Should islands stay part of Oban or go?

The consultation, which runs until January 26 next year,  is looking at a proposed shake-up of local government across Argyll and Bute including changes to numbers of councillors, wards and ward boundaries and their names.

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MSP asks questions to fill NHS dental gaps

Currently under Scottish Government guidelines NHS dentists can offer a limited range of services including check-ups but these restrictions do not apply to private dental services and many people are being prompted to pay for the treatments recommended, says MSP Rhoda Grant.

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Petition urges CalMac to save space for islanders

The change.org petition is being swamped by supporters wanting the ferry operator to reserve just a few spaces each day on its vessels for islanders finding themselves in need of an unexpected vital trip.

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Watch party premiere for Islands In Life

The film that takes a personal peek at life during COVID-19 on Mull, Iona, Ulva and Gometra is being screened on What We Do in the Winter’s
YouTube Channel at 8pm, Friday June 26.

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Poet turns to paint for charity exhibition

An exhibition of his work is on display now at Oban Distillery and he will be there on Wednesday January 29 at 2pm to give a poetry reading, refreshments including malts will be available.