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Greatly saddened to hear of Coll’s death


I was greatly saddened to hear of the death of my dear friend Coll MacDougall, who used to write the View from the Tower column in The Oban Times under the name McCaig.

We first became acquainted when I ventured into politics in the 1997 general election standing as the Conservative candidate in the Western Isles.

So far as I was concerned there were two serious local papers, The Oban Times and the Stornoway Gazette.

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