Mod Aird nam Murchan (Ardnamurchan Mod) 2013 drew its largest ever turnout with more than 150 talented young Gaelic musicians taking part from as far as Mull and Mallaig.
See The Oban Times, June 20 2103 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital for more photos and the trophy winners results.. . . → Read More: Record numbers at Ardnamurchan Mod
The most ambitious school musical show ever seen in Oban wowed sell-out audiences over all four nights at the Corran Halls as more than 40 pupils from Oban High School performed We Will Rock You.
For more photos and a report about the show, see The Oban . . . → Read More: Oban High School rocks!
Oban Lifeboat Station has received its largest ever single donation – from a trust established by a former resident of the town who kept her wealth a secret.
Read the full story in The Oban Times, June 20 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Labour MP Ian Murray, who is fronting the fan-led group hoping to gain control of Hearts, held a webchat following the club’s announcement that it is to enter administration.
Labour MP Ian Murray, who is fronting the fan-led group hoping to gain control of Hearts, will be hosting a webchat at 12.30pm today following the club’s announcement that it is to enter administration.
FOLLOWING a suggestion from a woman handing out chocolate love hearts on the street, at the weekend a friend and I wandered into the foyer of the City Art Centre; an Edinburgh gallery with a strong collection of Scottish art and a rather nice exhibition of fashion photography.
THE programmes are stacking up, e-mails flooding in by the daily dozen and my diary already has chaos written through it like a stick of rock.
LOCHABER Beekeepers Association (LBA) is urging the public to learn more about importance of bees in the agricultural world – and their plight.
The plea follows a successful day at the recent Road to the Isles Agricultural Show at Arisaig, where members Su Coyne and Marion Affleck ran a display extolling the virtues of the . . . → Read More: Creating a buzz about the importance of bees
A SPECTATOR who collapsed at a major rock concert in Glasgow at the weekend has died, police confirmed.
SCOTLAND lost out on the chance to play host to TV’s Game of Thrones because of a lack of studio facilities, it has been claimed.
BIG-name Scottish festivals such as T in the Park and Rockness have been left with thousands of unsold tickets this year – but Scotland’s smaller and boutique-style events appear to be booming.
EVERY cliché starts out as a truth. An example: “We do the label for the love of the music,” says Lloyd Meredith, co-founder of Glasgow-based cottage label Olive Grove Records, repeating the let’s-see-what-happens-but-I’d-love to-be-a-millionaire mantra of every new band and music industry start-up to have spoken in an interview.
Brian Ferguson meets the husband-and-wife team who are putting the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival on the map by sidestepping the glitz and the glamour and getting back to the ideas that lie behind great design
AN INDEPENDENT Scotland would need to have its own GCHQ or face the prospect of having the British Government spy on Scottish citizens and then passing the information to Holyrood, an academic has warned.
DAVID Cameron won agreement yesterday from Britain’s network of overseas territories and Crown dependencies to sign up to a clampdown on tax dodging.
IN THE small garden of his grey pebble-dashed semi, Aberdonian Gordon Kelloh is summing up a familiar list of concerns about the city.
PARENTS are mounting a bid to create their own “alternative” state school, amid fresh calls for local authorities to provide greater choice within the education system.
THE Quarry may have been Iain Banks’s last novel, but there could be one more book to come from the late writer – a collection of poetry.
FIVE Syrians on a flight diverted to Scotland amid a terrorist alert have claimed asylum, police have said.
SCOTLAND faced its biggest security alert since the 2007 Glasgow Airport attack on Saturday as a flight bound from Egypt to the United States made an emergency landing at Prestwick Airport and remained on the tarmac for several hours.