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Busy 24 hours for Oban lifeboat
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Busy 24 hours for Oban lifeboat

Sunday saw the life-saving charity’s crew spend more than seven hours at sea. For Tom Kennedy the day marked his 400th call out since joining the RNLI

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Off-duty RNLI couple go to the rescue

A call had gone out to Oban’s RNLI station but when the crew arrived, Leonie and Andrew Meade were already onboard the yacht that was carrying four people.

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Pop to the pier for your yellow wellies

To help buoy up RNLI funds after lockdown, the hope is to exchange the knitted pairs of wellies for cash at regular pop-up stalls on Oban’s North Pier this summer – the first is this Saturday July 17, 10am to 4pm

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RNLI cyclist smashes two targets

So far Harry Lidgley has raised £1,000 more than his initial £5,000 target, all of which will be donated to the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea.

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Beat that! RNLI launches welly knitting challenge

Oban RNLI’s May Day Campaign counts 157 pairs of knitted wellies made in the month – now other lifeboat stations and supporter groups UK wide are being challenged to see how many they can make in the same time next year.