The fact that Oban still has four major banks is an indication of the continued growth says BID for Oban chief executive
Starting next year, there will be no council funding for the lights
The new, permanent illuminations are eco-friendly, low energy lighting and will be switched on between dusk and 11.30pm each evening.
Funded by Oban Common Good Fund and Oban Business Improvement District the new lights are a significant investment in this area of the town.
The Scottish Sea Farms Heart of the Communities award will ensure that this years November 5 celebrations are bigger and better than ever
Groups are already working hard to ensure next season is equally successful