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War memorial project about to start
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War memorial project about to start

A new project marking Oban War memorial’s 100 year anniversary in 2020 is about to start and make sure the cenotaph is ready to withstand the next century

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Family support charity needs 20 extra volunteers

Home-Start Lorn needs you – volunteers are all ages, male and female, with many different backgrounds and experiences – you don’t need to be a parent to help make a difference to families needing support

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Treat others the way you would want to be treated

Frustrations are growing though with the UK government for ‘dragging its heels’ over processing the mountain of visa applications that will undoubtedly be piling up on civil servants’ desks – each one will be a desperate plea for safety and sanctuary.

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Befriending service starts up

The befriending service is about offering social support to help people re-connect with their community, get them out socialising and help build up any confidence that might have been lost due to illness. If there’s anyone who can’t get out then a befriender can offer company at home

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Spring clean time for Oban

Tidying weekend diary dates are March 19 and March 27. The more volunteers the better, says Keep Oban Beautiful chairman Maurice Wilkins.