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Watch: Clipper Round the World host port in Oban comes to an end

Andrew Spence, of BID4OBan, says Clipper crews will long have a welcome in Oban.

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Meet the Fair Isle Clipper knitter aboard a 70ft boat in Oban Bay

Shetlander Vicki joined the Perseverance crew in Oban Bay for a half-day sail around Kerrera.

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We meet local producers at Oban’s food, drink and craft market as Clipper Round the World races into town

From beer, gin and coffee to outstanding cakes and crafts, Argyll is really putting itself on the map.

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Golf: Oban’s Robert MacIntyre plans to ‘celebrate hard’ after Scottish Open success

Home hope MacIntyre won at Renaissance Club after a 'meant to be' moment on the 16th set up a stunning finish.

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Captain Eddie’s Tobermory trips span 50 summers and a lifetime of adventures

Eddie Rebbeck reveals what he loves about Mull as he makes his milestone journey.

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Gallery: First Clipper Round the World race yachts soar into Oban

The arrival of the clipper 70ft yachts heralds maritine history in Scotland.

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Watch: Final farewell for ‘Young Doc’ as hundreds gather for funeral of Oban ‘legend’

Douglas Macarthur was found dead after a tragic incident in Oban.

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Call for bikers to join tragic Doc Macarthur’s poignant final journey through Oban

Douglas Macarthur, known locally as Doc, sadly died after being hit by a lorry last month.

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Oban to make history as first Scottish host port in iconic Clipper Round the World yacht race

Here's everything you need to know as 11 yachts and their crews sail into town.

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Oban home with ‘rare’ 180-degree sea and island views on the market for £750,000

10 Benvoullin Gardens comes with a 'man cave' and a granny annexe.

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Motorcyclist dies in hospital following A85 crash near Oban

James Maclean was taken to hospital in Glasgow where he later died.

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Biker in ‘critical’ condition following crash on A85 near Oban

A section of the A85 was cordoned off for more than 6 hours on Thursday following the crash.

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£196million superyacht owned by Microsoft billionaire spotted near Oban

The 295ft luxury vessel is owned by tech tycoon Charles Simonyi.

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‘We are united in grief’: Family of Oban crash victim pay tribute as police investigation continues

Douglas Macarthur died following a collision involving a lorry in Oban last week.

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Man who died in Oban lorry tragedy named locally as tributes paid to ‘one-of-a-kind character’

Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to Douglas MacArthur.

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Man dies following collision with lorry in Oban town centre

The pedestrian's body was discovered nearly two miles away on the A85.

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Teenager to open dessert shop in Oban as a side hustle to studying law

The first-time business owner says she plans to open at breakfast time to sell waffles.

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New Italian restaurant opens in Oban as owners say food ‘is about love and family’

Kaina Italian Kitchen's menu is based on homemade Italian dishes by Kailash Bishwakarma, who was a chef in a top hotel in Dubai.

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‘Ticking timebomb’ as Oban dad refused ‘life-saving surgery’ unless he has a stroke

Scott Rowan from Oban has a hole in his heart - but has been told he can not have an operation.

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75-year-old woman dies after Highland crash

She was driving a white Dacia Sandero when she was involved in the collision.