Oban lifeboat in cabin cruiser call
OBAN RNLI lifeboat, Mora Edith MacDonald, was called out on Monday to aid a cabin cruiser in distress on Loch Linnhe.
The 24ft vessel was adrift after its engine had failed and was taking on water.
The lifeboat took the vessel under tow, and a volunteer crew member boarded it to offer assistance. They proceeded to Dunstaffanage Marina, where the passengers were taken off the cabin cruiser.
MP calling time on lording it up
WESTERN Isles MP Angus MacNeil has called on the Labour Party to help scrap the House of Lords.
A new poll claims that 67 per cent of Scots want Westminster’s second chamber to be abolished.
The SNP MP said: ‘Scottish lords cost the taxpayer over £2 million a year. It’s time to scrap the House of Lords’
Fish farmers win excellence awards
SCOTTISH Sea Farms scooped two top prizes at the Highlands and Islands business excellence awards last Friday.
It won the Benromach award for excellence in international business. And in collaboration with Marine Harvest, it also won the ScotRail business direct award.
Duke opens doors to unique archive
THE DUKE of Argyll is opening up his unique archive to the public on September 26 - for one day only.
Guided tours at Inveraray castle will give the public an opportunity to view the archive’s Argyll heritage.