Oban lifeboat in cabin cruiser call

The Oban Times - - News -

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.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.