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Oban

(ˈəʊbən)
n
(Placename) a small port and resort in W Scotland, in Argyll and Bute on the Firth of Lorne. Pop: 8120 (2001)
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Abi Evans, who is in her first year of studying sport management, took up rugby while she was at secondary school in her home town of Oban, Scotland.
Scope : Construction of the Cruachan Hydropower Plant in Oban, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Oban, Scotland - The "Gateway to the Isles" boasts the quaint, romantic charm of a small, bayside city, with locally-made Celtic jewelry, single malt Scotch whisky and tartan kilts coloring the brogue experience.
He added that Charlotte is no stranger to diving in adverse conditions having tackled dives in Oban, Scotland, in water temperatures of -4C and in UK lakes with minimal visibility.
Tell us a little about yourself I have a background in marine biology having studied for a NERC-funded PhD at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) near Oban, Scotland, between 2003 and 2007.
Last week, angler David Griffiths of Sarn, Powys, caught a huge skate off the coast of Oban, Scotland.
The court was told Smith had a previous conviction for causing criminal damage and making threats to a couple in Oban, Scotland, in 2008 when he told them: "I am Les Smith, I am a machine.
to a driving instructor in Oban, Scotland, during a 1995 walkabout.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: Sixty passengers on a service from Glasgow to Oban, Scotland, were rescued after a train derailed leaving two carriages balancing over a 50ft embankment.
JOIN an 11-day North Atlantic Whale Safari from Oban, Scotland, on Plancius, a converted Royal Dutch Navy vessel.
Speaking to a driving instructor in Oban, Scotland, he asked: "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test?
Offshore anglers in the know head for Oban, Scotland, where common skate still prosper.