Tag: Oban Times

A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021
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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 18th June 2021

Where on earth is Ellis? Despite his absence he has left us with a spine-chilling tale. Perhaps he had a pressing engagement to go to? Kathie gets her dancing shoes out following her chat with Taynuilt musician and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Gary Innes and there’s music from Leonard Brown and his All-Star Band.

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What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 16th June 2021

This week’s Oban Times carries a health message with cases of Covid on the rise across Argyll and Oban being flagged up as an area of concern. Kathie also brings us news  about 200 women having their routine breast screening appointments cancelled in town

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Hotel ramps up employee benefits

‘There’s no doubt that the hospitality industry is in crisis when it comes to availability of skills,’ warns hotels group chief executive.

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A Something For the Weekend Podcast 11th June 2021

With Fiona Scott still on her holibobs it’s up to Steevie, Kathie and Ellis to hold the Something For The Weekend fort. In this week’s podcast, intrepid reporter Kathie transports us back to her ‘oarsome’ nine-mile row up the coast from Seil. We meet her fellow rowers and discover the special treats she had in her lunchbox. Ellis also gets an eyeful as he interviews Speedo Mick, the inspirational Evertonian fan who has become a charity fundraiser, which saw him mobbed by admirers on his arrival in Oban

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Four saved in loch drama

A local resident heard the drama unfold at around 9.30pm and raced to the scene to find the group without a lifejacket between them ‘shouting and screaming for help’.

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What’s in This Week’s Oban Times 9th June 2021

The negative impact of a minority of tourists features in this week’s Oban Times as unmanaged camping at local lochs sees some of our beauty spots suffer the very worst of litter, human waste and damage from wildfires.