Awards born out of adversity

June 3, 2014

From dire straits to award-winning success – Susan Welsh meets an Oban couple with a remarkable gardening story to tell


Lifeboat in Oban yacht emergency

June 3, 2014

Oban Lifeboat was called out shortly after 4am today to assist paramedics evacuate a man with a leg injury from a yacht at the port’s sailing pontoon. The casualty was carried from the yacht by stretcher to the waiting ambulance and on to hospital.


NHS Highland maternity unit complaints

May 24, 2014

Angry and heartbroken mothers have made a catalogue of complaints against NHS Highland - including allegations that mistakes in its maternity care contributed to the deaths of some babies.


Glorious views so hard to give up

May 19, 2014

Despite promising themselves they would not buy a house which needed work, the spectacular views from just outside Oban persuaded one couple to change their minds, writes Susan Welsh