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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 12th January 2022

News in this week’s Oban Times brings you details of a new woodland about to be created in Dunbeg, the return of BBC2’s popular Winterwatch series next week with presenter Iolo Williams on Mull and a mention of Lismore teenager Fionn Cook who has kicked off a new tradition on his island raising funds for the Scottish Air Ambulance.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 29th December 2021

Fingers and toes crossed that Oban’s Hogmanay fireworks display will still be going ahead to ring in the New Year with the bells. The event is allowed under Government guidelines so far. This week’s Oban Times has also been chatting to grand-dad of four Donald MacFarlane who at the age of 56 is off to work on the Sir David Attenborough scientific research ship, helping look after Boaty McBoatface.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 15th December 2021

Christmas is coming and this week’s packed Oban Times has photos of festive fun on Seil where the community lit up An Cala gardens to put on their own version of Alice In Wonderland. National treasure Dame Judi Dench has made a home video to support Oban Hospice’s 2022 calendar and Lismore is waiting with much anticipation for the arrival of its new ferry.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 8th December 2021

Gallanach Road is back open – hoorah! Also we deliver you news of another apparent failure by Royal Mail – this time involving make-a-dedication fliers for Oban Hospice’s Light Up A Life event.Who will control Oban Bay? CalMac’s keen national owner CMAL? The previously reluctant council? Or a popular trust port? We report a dramatic turn – or u-turn – of events at the Harbour Board’s crunch meeting. The stooshie continues…
And islanders in Tiree have launched a ‘community-first’ alternative to AirBnB. We also have a sports-round up for you.

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 1st December 2021

Fiona, Kathie and Sandy take a look at the stories behind this week’s headlines. There’s news of a new partnership between Wild About Argyll and BID4Oban, a film crew at Ganavan, a controversial bid by CalMac’s nationalised owner to control Oban Bay and a chance to name Mull’s newish, second hand ferry. Ferry McFerryface?

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What’s In This Week’s Oban Times 24th November 2021

Oban Times investigation finds Taynuilt villagers missed lifesaving covid booster jabs due to late mail. We also have the latest on probes into two Argyll councillors, and into the latest council depot fire in Oban. School nativities have been cancelled again this year due to the pandemic – but Fiona is looking for some seasonal sparkle