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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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The Highland port of Oban is rightly called the gateway to the islands but the town itself is also a fantastic place to visit for a few days.
Neil MacKay, of Oban Community Events, said: "It's atrocious BBC Alba can jeopardise a community event." BBC Alba's live Hogmanay show from Oban's Argyllshire Gathering Halls will feature an "all star cast".
In its original proposals developers Paragon UK said the scrapyard had to be moved and the council offered to sell land in Oban Road to EMR as an alternative site, even though it was already in use by a number of haulage firms.
Just outside Oban we met up with my parents and my brother with his family - for lunch at the Wide Mouthed Frog (0044 163 156 7005) at Dunstaffnage Marina.
London gets only 57mm and Birmingham a mere 46, but Oban is swamped with 120 and Cardiff 89.
Chief Inspector David Stewart, of Oban Police, said, "Given the time of year and the water temperature, obviously we have very grave concerns for their well-being.
They had been fishing for crabs in the boat, the Kirsteen Anne OB 943, and were due back in Oban at 4pm.
Exhibitors range from the Kintyre peninsula all the way up the northern west coast including Springbank, Tobermory, Talisker and, of course, Oban Distillery.
On the back of a bonus-point win last weekend on the road against Wigtownshire, Paisley will be looking to RETURNTHE Anchor to its rightful place as a fortress of Scottish club rugby, starting with this fixture against recently-relegated rivals Oban.
And Oban, a pupil at the High School of Glasgow, will be the only Scot in the under-16s at the Powerboat GP racing series in England this year.
Oban said Philippine authorities would be given full access to Pemberton "in coordination with American authorities."