They stand at just 27ins tall - but they make a big impression wherever they go.
The only Catholic primary school within an 80-mile radius of Oban could soon expand its catchment area.
The site of a council roads depot which burned down in Oban is to be vacated to make way for new development.
Frustration has been voiced at the slow progress in getting a new business park at Oban Airport off the ground.
Celebrations as Oban’s only playpark to finally reopen one year after its closure due to faulty flooring
Celebrations are under way in Oban at the news that the town's only playpark is to reopen after a whole year of being locked up.
The design and build of a new flooding scheme to protect homes and businesses in Oban could get under way in 2022.
Marine experts are hopeful that a whale which became stranded on the West Coast will be able to make it safely back to sea following a six-hour rescue effort.
A new group has been formed to help run the busy Oban harbour as a trust port on behalf of the community.
Unsigned acts from all over Scotland are being given the chance to win a slot at Oban Live - Argyll's biggest outdoor music concert.
The first ever Oban Pride festival is to take place in May.
An Oban man admitted behaving in a threatening manner towards a councillor by directing a sexual gesture at her while she was giving evidence in court.
Two emergency call outs on Wednesday meant one vilunteer at Oban Lifeboat Station reached his 500th shout.
A burst water pipe at one of the last greenfield areas in Oban has shown the site cannot cope with a new housing development, objectors have claimed.
A celebration of the diversity within a west Highland town is being organised to help promote equality for the LGBT community.
For too long speeding motorists have tested the patience and safety of residents of an Argyll village.
Dog owners are being called upon to keep their pets under control after a spate of savage attacks on sheep.
No scheduled flights will take place between Oban and the islands for at least six weeks from May 15.
Lifeline flights from Oban Airport to the Argyll isles are in jeopardy, signalling “disaster” for fragile island communities.
One of the most prominent celebrations of the Gaelic language could be heading back to Argyll.
Heavy rain and gale force winds caused disruption across the north as Storm Erik blew in today.
Children in Oban are being kept out of the town’s only playpark as a result of faulty flooring.
Police are appealing for information to help trace a 61-year-old man from Oban.
The A828 on the South Ballachulish to Oban road is currently closed in both directions while emergency services help a driver who has been taken ill.
A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter was tasked to assist in the medical transfer of a patient from Oban to Glasgow in the late hours of Wednesday evening, after the patient’s condition deteriorated at the Lorn and Islands Hospital.
A study aiming to find a long term solution to a Highland coastal town’s flooding problems has begun - and is expected to be completed later this year.
A prestigious ballet school near Oban is to tour The Nutcracker to seven venues across Scotland, opening in its hometown on Saturday.
A snowstorm brought rush-hour traffic to a standstill in a major Highland town yesterday, with a weather warning still in place for this morning.
Snow has hit the western parts of Scotland with Oban and Fort William feeling the brunt of the weather.
Work on a road which is to serve 600 new houses being built at near Oban has been condemned.
A young driver who skidded off the road and crashed into a sign near a primary school has been banned from driving for three months.
A marine engineer who was working in Oban assaulted a member of hotel staff after trying to charge alcohol to his account.
A husband has spoken of his sadness after mindless vandals threw a memorial bench dedicated to his late wife over a sea wall, smashing it to pieces.