A town centre nightclub venue in Oban has vowed to stop taking bookings for 18th birthday parties after they were forced to call in police and shut down a private function early.
Management at The View in George Street called emergency services at around 9.30pm on Saturday.
The ambulance service was alerted alongside police after an 18-year-old became unwell. He was taken to hospital in Oban for treatment.
A statement on The View’s social media page said: “We accepted a booking for a private function till 11pm but unfortunately at 9.30pm, management were forced to call the emergency services for assistance and shut-down the party.
“We’d like to apologise to any of our neighbours or anyone further afield who was impacted by any disturbances linked to this event and it’s attendees.
“As a result we want to notify all parents that 18th birthday parties will no longer be accepted at our venue.
“Hope everyone has fun celebrating the end of dry January……sensibly.”
A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We were called to a report of a concern for a person around 9.40pm on Saturday February 1, in the George Street area of Oban. An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service.”
The View is a music venue which hosts a wide range of events and entertainment from ceilidhs to DJ nights.