This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 8th March 2018 > Kilbowie saved from closure

Kilbowie saved from closure

KILBOWIE Outdoor Centre in Oban has been saved in North Lanarkshire Council’s budget.

The 25-year-old centre on Gallanach Road, which employs 16 people, is owned and run by North Lanarkshire Council and offers the region’s primary seven schoolchildren a low-cost, five-day ‘education and residential experience’ including sailing, hill-walking, canoeing, skiing, mountain biking, gorge walking, abseiling and tree climbing.

Campaigners fighting to save the centre, which was earmarked for closure to help plug a £9 million black hole in the council’s budget, expressed relief at the decision.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of The Oban Times & Lochaber Times - 8th March 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 8th March 2018
Or 99 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Or 3299 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About The Oban Times & Lochaber Times

Oban: Health sector faces £14m cuts Scathing report for salmon farms Fort William: Anger over surgeon vacancies

Other Articles in this Issue