I’ll be there for you: ‘Boom Town’ friends are re­united

The Oban Times - - Front Page -

SHRIEKS and cud­dles filled the air at the Glen Ho­tel in Oban on Satur­day night as child­hood friends were re­united, for some af­ter a gap of more than 50 years.

The Dun­staffnage and Dun­beg re­union was or­gan­ised by Shirley Inglis of Dun­beg and Vary Fer­gu­son of Dun­staffnage.

Shirley un­der­took the chal­lenge be­cause of her in­ter­est in the history of the vil­lage, while Vary, who is a child of ‘Boom Town’, helped get ev­ery­one to­gether for one spe­cial night.

And the Oban Times was in­vited along to see first-hand the re­union of some very spe­cial child­hood friends.

Full story on Page 5

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