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Oban, Scotland News

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Yesterday | Sunday Herald

Arts News

Double BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominee, singer-songwriter Luke Jackson, pictured, returns to Scotland next month, following a successful visit last year.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The London Free Press

Highlands magic on Scotland trip

Though the Clava Cairns appear to be just some giant piles of rocks, they are actually Neolithic burial chambers dating from 4,000 years ago.

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Scotsman.com

Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton

THE nationalist icon Ian Hamilton has claimed the referendum has "radically changed Scotland" because ordinary people are coming round to a Yes vote.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Record

Traffic chaos in Oban after artist blocks road with green trailer......as part of A 30,000 commission

TAXI drivers couldn't believe that the bright green trailer parked up near their rank was actually a work of art part of a project called New Weather Coming.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Newsday

VIDEO: A day in the life of the baton relay

On day 30 of the Queen's Baton Relay the BBC production team placed a timelapse camera on the roof of the Glasgow 2014 media vehicle.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Skipinnish Western Ocean

HOT on the heels of their success in achieving a number one download in the World Music charts - the rousing Walking on the Waves, which is included here - Highland dance band Skipinnish consolidate their established popular style of robust tune sets that give visitors to the band's music houses in Oban and Fort William a heady taste of Highland ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scottish pirate patrol seaman to be released

CHARGES against a Scot who was detained in India eight months ago along with 34 fellow members of an anti-pirate patrol crew have been dropped, paving the way for his return home to Scotland.

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Scotsman.com

Jim Murphy: Marathon referendum campaign continues

IN the past week of my 100 Towns in 100 Days tour of Scotland, I've had my microphone out in Oban, Leith, Portobello, Hamilton, Rutherglen and the legendary Glasgow Barras .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Buteman Today

Argyll & Bute road policing unit starts work

The new Argyll and Bute Divisional Roads Policing Unit, which will operate across the area from bases in Campbeltown, Dunoon and Oban, comprises two sergeants and 12 constables, managed by Inspector Adam McKenzie.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Scotsman.com

Independence: Jim Murphy on '100 Towns, 100 Days'

BY the time you read this, I'll probably be in the car and half way up Loch Lomondside, heading for the West Highland capital of Oban.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sunday Herald

Buildings shake and crockery rattles as West Highlands are hit by earthquake

The British Geological Survey received almost 200 reports from an automatic online questionnaire survey from members of the public who had felt it just after 7.35pm on Thursday.

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The Independent

Small earthquake recorded in Scottish Highlands

The earthquake registered 2.9 on the Richter Scale and caused the ground to tremor in the Fort William and its surrounding areas Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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SFGate

Visit the Highlands for a taste of traditional Scotland

Though the Clava Cairns look like just piles of rocks, they are burial chambers dating back 4,000 years.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Pipes Drums

pipes|drums announces 14th Set Tunes Series by William Donaldson

With close to 150 tunes, each meticulously presented in the various settings that preceded the Piobaireachd Society's ongoing attempt to standardize the compositions, the 2014 Set Tunes Series numbers six tunes, as most of those set for the Senior, Gold Medal and Silver Medal competitions at the Argyllshire Gathering at Oban, Scotland, and the ... (more)

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BBC News

Earthquake in Scottish highlands

The quake happened at about 18:36 GMT on Thursday evening in northern Scotland, the British Geological Survey said.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Golf World

Reader's trip report: Askernish Golf Club, South Uist, Scotland

I first visited in 2007, on assignment for Golf Digest, and I went back late the following year on assignment for The New Yorker.

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