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. 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 […]

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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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the first ever digital Celtic Connections has been a huge success.


First digital Celtic Connections hailed huge success

With audiences from over 60 countries and over 27,000 tickets and passes sold, the first ever digital Celtic Connections has been a huge success. Over 10.5 million minutes of musical entertainment have been enjoyed by viewers over the last 19 days.  The programme was made up of unique digital content from over 30 specially commissioned projects and performances that were filmed across many of Glasgow’s much-loved venues. Internationally artists contributed to the diverse line-up by recording […]

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Maggie and Michelle are Christmas Angels

The search to find Oban’s Christmas Angel has ended with two. Oban FM and BID4Oban set out to find someone who has gone above and beyond for others during lockdown.  After an abundance of entries, BID’s Andy and Kay couldn’t pick just one, and in the end selected Maggie Dougall and Michelle Morris as their angels, who both received £50 worth of LoveOban vouchers just in time for Christmas.  Maggie, […]

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Nominate your Christmas Angel

This has been a challenging year for everyone, but if there's one positive thing we can take from this pandemic, it's the kindness and community spirit that people have shown. Here at Oban FM, we would like to reward someone who has went above and beyond for others during lockdown. We have teamed up with BID4Oban and are on the hunt for a Christmas Angel! We want to know: Who […]

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Introducing Oban FM’s “12 Days of Christmas”

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been a year to remember for all the wrong reasons. So to try and spread a little festive cheer this December, Oban FM, supported by BID4Oban, is bringing you ‘12 Days Of Christmas’.   Starting from Sunday December 13, we will be giving away prizes, vouchers, and promoting some fantastic deals from local businesses. To find out how you can get involved and be […]

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Bespoke Timber Services win Business of the Month

Bespoke Timber Services has won the Oban FM Business of the Month competition for November. Bespoke picked up the shield after a public vote, which was run across social media, email, and over the phone. When asked how it felt to have won businesses of the month, Bespoke Timber Services owner, Adam Brook, said: "It's really good. I have not been running that long, so to win something this soon […]

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Skerryvore’s new single airs first on Oban FM

Oban FM has claimed a world first as multi-award-winning Scottish band Skerryvore launched a brand new single on the community radio station. The high energy single, titled You & I, was played at 7pm on Friday, 27 November. Station Chairman Campbell Cameron arranged for King of Country Jackie Craig to lend him 5 minutes at the start of his long running show at 7pm so they could be first to […]

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Go Naked Veg opens its doors in Oban

Go Naked Veg opened officially opened its doors at 11am this morning (Tuesday November 17). The Oban shop, which sells fresh fruit and veg and organic products, aims to reduce plastic waste by cutting out all unnecessary packaging and bags. Speaking to Oban FM this morning, owner Graham West said: 'We started just before lockdown just doing online deliveries. So it’s kind of progressed over the period of time. 'We […]

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