Useful Links

Oban What's On (old Oban Town Diary) »
A diary containing information regarding all local events this year!


National BIDs advisory service which provides information on Business Improvement Districts throughout the UK.

Scottish Government Regeneration of Towns and High Streets »
A recognition that Scotland’s town centres should be the heart of the local community, supporting sustainable economic growth for the benefit of all.

The Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) »
The ATCM helps town and city centres realise their natural roles both as prosperous locations for business and investment, and as focal points for vibrant, inclusive communities.

Business Gateway »
Practical help, advice and support for new and growing businesses in Scotland.

Useful Documents

BID Proposal »

The full BID proposal document required by legislation to be submitted to Scottish Government and approved by Argyll & Bute Council.

Baseline Service Statements »

Statements about the services provided by Argyll & Bute Council, Transerv and Strathclyde Police to the business community on both a statutory and discretionary basis.  All proposed BID projects are clearly additional to these services.