Tag: Oban FM

The Oban Times
New homewarming for Oban FM

The community-run station moved out of its George Street premises and into The Rockfield Centre to be at the heart of the town centre

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.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 13th August 2021

This week’s podcast takes you on a Calmac ferry then a Basking Shark Scotland rib boat as Kathie and fellow open water swimmers Jeanette Sheldrick and Catriona Petit chat with Lorna Evans, one of the founders of a new charity called Seaful whose mission is to encourage more people to get out on the ocean, fall in love with it and keep it safe.

Marion mixes it up on the mental health front

Mental Health Musings by Mer will now air from 3pm to 5pm on a Sunday three times a month on Oban FM with regular podcasts on her Facebook and Instagram pages scheduled to begin in the autumn.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 6th August 2021

Kathie has been down to the Bridge over the Atlantic to catch up with Seil crofter DJ MacDougall who is picking up his pipes to raise £1,000 for charity.
On August 28 he will be marching five miles, while playing the pipes, all the way from the Oban side of the Bridge Over The Atlantic down to the seafront at Ellenabeich.

Musical Margo’s love of Oban

‘I’ve still got a tape of the first programme I did and I swear you can hear my knees knocking and my teeth chattering!’ says livewire DJ in our big interview.

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 30th July 2021

This week after months of being starved of entertainment and live music, Kathie could hardly contain herself when The Camans frontman Craig McIntyre got in touch to invite her along to the band’s first official post-lockdown gig at Inverrary George Hotel.