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Beautiful Oban is blighted by litter


I notice from talking to people and from posts on Facebook that an increasing number of residents are becoming exasperated by the amount of litter which pollutes our pavements and public places.

The street sweepers do a great job in keeping George Street and nearby areas as clean as possible, but you only have to leave the sea front and within 50 feet the rubbish is a serious problem.

I went on to the viewing platform at McCaig’s Tower the day after the Hogmanay fireworks display and leaned over the railings, along with a number of other people who were enjoying the view. Looking down, the view was less attractive; bottles, cans, carry-out boxes and coffee cups littered the ground.

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