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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 […]

today5 — 07

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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.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pC4CqTrABE Find out more about the Healthy Options charity by following this link: https://lornhealthyoptions.co.uk/

today29 — 04

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The Promise of a blank page: Message From Mull

Healthy Options Lorn & Oban have been helping to keep everyone 'healthy' in both body and mind. During lockdown, the organisation has been releasing a series of Youtube videos to aid with just that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d2gTcgRRew This one in particular is about the 'power and potential of a blank page'. "By noting down your intentions, goals and what you are grateful for we can create some headspace and remind ourselves of […]

today22 — 02

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BID4Oban chosen as Oban FM’s business of the month

BID4Oban has been crowned the Oban FM 'Business of the Month' for January. The organisation was chosen due to the work they do in the community and for the support and reassurance they provide the businesses of Oban. Speaking about winning the award, BID4Oban's chief executive Andrew Spence, said: '[I'm] really, really pleased - honoured.' However, Mr Spence was quick to share the accolade. 'It's not just BID, there are […]

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