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‘I was so shocked I nearly fell off my chair’: Islander fury as plans for vital new school in limbo

Residents are dismayed as doubts build over the planned new campus despite Scottish Government funding being secured.

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Highland cattle breeders enjoy strong trade in Oban

Averages saw 11 two-year-old bulls at £4772.72 (up £1657.37); seven three-year-olds at £6525 (+£225) and three yearlings at £3535 (+£868).

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Oban tenants forced to pay ‘£20 a day’ to heat ‘fuel-efficient’ homes

Residents living in the Glenshellach area are trapped into paying for biomass energy.

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Joules in Oban to close tomorrow as customers sad to see ‘wonderful staff’ go

The shop will open its doors for the final time on Saturday.

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11-year-old boy flown to hospital after crash on A85 near Tyndrum

The Oban to Tyndrum road was closed for more than 10 hours while emergency services attended the scene.

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ScotRail train struck by tree on approach to Oban

It happened on the 12.20pm Glasgow Queen Street to Oban ScotRail service.

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Four destinations passengers from Oban and the Isles Airport could easily fly to – if only we had the money

One suggestions is a route that has long been an ambition of Oban Airport's operator.

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Thieves fled Oban crime scene with ‘industrial bin’ full of stolen goods

The Taste of Argyll and Sea Kayak Oban shops have thanked the community for its support after they were targeted by thieves.

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Oban clubs condemn Mossfield vandalism

Anger among officials after vandals strike at the shinty venue

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New Oban lifeboat launched at height of Storm Isha

Crew were scrambled just before midnight as weather front battered the area. The post New Oban lifeboat launched at height of Storm Isha appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Greens lead motion to rethink “highly flawed” shared rural network 

Cllr Kate Willis' motion asked the Council to show support for the coalition of concerned partners. The post Greens lead motion to rethink “highly flawed” shared rural network  appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Helensburgh Toyota dealership sold to employees

An employee ownership trust (EOT) can allow business owners to sell a controlling stake in their company to realise their value whilst passing the company into long-term employee ownership. The post Helensburgh Toyota dealership sold to employees appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Stirling Bull Sales to showcase UK’s finest livestock

Kicking off on Sunday February 4 to Monday February 5, and culminating on February 18-19, the United Auction's Stirling Bull Sales are a premier event in the UK's agricultural calendar, and are held at the Stirling Agricultural Centre. The post Stirling Bull Sales to showcase UK’s finest livestock...

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Re-appeal for missing Harvey Christian one year on

Harvey travelled to Scotland from Cambridgeshire and is understood to have been planning to climb Ben Nevis on Friday January 27, 2023. The post Re-appeal for missing Harvey Christian one year on appeared first on The Oban Times....

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GPs hand back Furnace and Inveraray contract to HSCP

The GP partners said in a letter on Tuesday that they had "handed in notice of our intent to return our contract to provide General Practice services to the population of Inveraray and Furnace". The post GPs hand back Furnace and Inveraray contract to HSCP appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Whisky sales surge for island distillery

Booming whisky sales sees record year at remote island drinks business. The post Whisky sales surge for island distillery appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Weather forecast could see A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful closed

Roads bosses say they will monitor the weather closely over the weekend. The post Weather forecast could see A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful closed appeared first on The Oban Times....

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Police appeal after two ‘linked’ Oban break-ins

CID are appealling for witnesses after two Oban businesses on Argyll Street were broken into overnight The post Police appeal after two ‘linked’ Oban break-ins appeared first on The Oban Times....

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17,000 potholes reported in Argyll, FOI reveals

Argyll and Bute has had over 17,000 potholes reported on its roads in the last five years, figures have revealed The post 17,000 potholes reported in Argyll, FOI reveals appeared first on The Oban Times....