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From Darkness to Light with Liz Mason

In this short documentary, “From Darkness into Light” Liz tells her tale of the road traffic accident she was involved in and her personal journey to recovery. Towards the end of her time with Healthy Options, Liz chose to express her gratitude by taking on a sponsored event.  She walked, on average, 18,000 steps a day, EVERY day in February and raised over £2,000 in the process. To watch the […]

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Angus MacColl among elite pipers competing for this year’s Glenfiddoch Piping Championship

Benderloch's very own, Angus MacColl, will compete against nine other elite pipers for this year's Glenfiddoch Piping Championship. The renowned competition returns to the spectacular Blair Castle on Saturday 30 October and ten of the world's best solo pipers have been invited to participate.  Angus, the Silver Chanter 2021 winner, will compete against defending champion Stuart Liddell, Dollar’s Callum Beaumont, British Columbia piper Jack Lee, five-time champion Roderick Macleod MBE, […]

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The Stars of Irish Country are coming to Oban! ⁣

A number of Ireland's 'finest performers' will take to the stage in Oban next month. The Stars of Irish Country will perform in the Corran Halls on October 1, featuring Mick Flavin, Shawn Cuddy, Stephen Smyth, and Curtis Magee. The event, which is organised by the JMG Music Group, will also feature the 'fabulous' Keltic Storm Band. Tickets can be purchased by calling 01631 567333 or by visiting⁣

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Mathesons is Oban FM’s Business of the Month

As lockdown restrictions eased, it was back to business for Oban establishments. So, here at Oban FM we thought it would be a great time to reintroduce our Business of the Month competition. Each month, we select an Oban FM advertiser and provide them with our Business of the Month shield. For June, we chose Mathesons Furnishings, which has been trading in Oban for 35 years. "We offer a fantastic […]

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Give your litter a lift – Take it home

Businesses large and small are getting behind a new campaign to ensure locals, visitors, and tourists treat beautiful Argyll and Bute with care this summer! The campaign designed by The GRAB Trust and Argyll and Bute Council with support from Keep Scotland Beautiful will provide information, advice, and guidance to help minimise the effect of staycation tourism on littering. Raising awareness to their customers; cafes, eateries, and takeaways will be […]

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Yes sir, we can boogie!

Oban FM will be kicking off Scotland's Euro campaign with The Fratellis new cover of Yes Sir, I Can Boogie! The Glasgow-band released the studio version of the fan-favourite to raise money for charity. They said: "We are excited to share that the new studio version of our cover of ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’ is out now! We will be donating 100% of the income from the single to […]

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Carers Week: Make Caring Visible and Valued

Here at Oban FM, we are taking part in Carers Week 2021 and raising awareness for those who go above and beyond for others.  Carers Week, which runs from June 7 - 13 this year, is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring and highlight the challenges carers face.  Judith Hawcroft from the North Argyll Carers Centre (NACC) recently joined Steven Tyler on air to help Make Caring Visible and […]

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Enjoy this year’s Oban International Shanty Festival from the comfort of your home

This year's Oban International Shanty Festival can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home. The night of rip-roaring songs and music of the sea, which takes place on Saturday June 5, will feature a host of musicians from France, Italy, the Netherlands, England, and Scotland. Artists attending this year's online festival include: The Keelers | Les Brouilliers d'Ecoutes | Monkey's Fist, Muldoon's Picnic | The Silver Darlings | […]

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Why we don’t react to gradual weight gain: Message from Mull

Rob Graham, lead exercise specialist for Healthy Options talks about why we do not react to gradual weight gain. This extra Message from Mull is to prepare you all for the re-opening of Atlantis Leisure. Find out more about the Healthy Options charity by following this link:

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