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Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 19th May 2016 > Half of Oban are told: ‘You’re not in the town or even Argyll’

Half of Oban are told: ‘You’re not in the town or even Argyll’

OBAN residents were understandably confused last week to discover that the town has been split in two by BT.

Half of the town is, inexplicably, listed in the 2016-17 Highlands and Islands phonebook, while the other half is in the Lomond and Argyll directory.

In fact, it would appear that, despite the map printed inside the cover of the Lomond and Argyll telephone directory showing all of Oban, all postcodes in the town starting with PA34 5 were left out and were considered by BT to be in the Highlands.

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