Many thanks for fireworks support

Want to read more?

We value our content and access to our full site is only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device.  In addition, your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards.

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish).

Already a subscriber?


Problems logging in and require
technical support? Click here
Subscribe Now

It was with pleasure that I read in last week’s edition how much some visitors enjoyed the Hogmanay fireworks.

This has prompted me to add my thanks to the people who helped make it happen, the businesses of Oban for their contribution to the cost of the fireworks, the volunteers who helped marshal the temporary road closures, D and K Lafferty, the Oban Bay Hotel, Argyll and Bute Council, and, of course, Fireworx Scotland. Additional thanks go to both CalMac and the Northern Lighthouse Board for sounding the ships’ horns, which added tremendously to the whole atmosphere.

Derek Connery, Chief executive, Bid4Oban Ltd, 43 Stevenson Street, Oban