Stay safe and stay connected urges BID boss

Andrew Spence, BID4Oban chief executive.

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Keep calm and carry on supporting each other is the clear message being sent out by Oban’s Business Improvement District this week.

With another widely restrictive lockdown upon us BID4Oban chief executive Andrew Spence said: ‘It is disappointing that we start the New Year with another lockdown to contend with and the implications that will have across the town.

‘We have been here before and have learned a lot since March last year. There are many businesses in all sectors open and operating remotely and we would urge everyone to use them safely and inline with current legislation.

‘BID4Oban are committed to supporting the business community and as soon as we receive the latest government advice regarding potential support, we will cascade this to our Levy Payers.’

Starting this week in the Oban Times BID4Oban will be publishing a list of services and businesses still operating and also sharing this with their partners at Oban FM. There will also be regular updates on the BID4Oban social media and Love Oban Facebook page.

‘The most important thing we can do is to stick to the new advice and stay safe,’ added Mr Spence.

‘Unlike the last lockdown we have vaccines available and need to look forward to safer Covid-free times.’

If any business would like to get in touch with BID4Oban regarding their operating times or services, please contact them via email,