Sport – Free equipment

Originally posted on LetsGoNorth news service:
Glasgow 2014 Sports Equipment Please see below information on some equipment from the Commonwealth Games that they are looking to re-home after the games. As you may be aware we are looking to find a home for some of the equipment being used for the Commonwealth Games and I…

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Welcome improvements on track for sleeper service

BBC News – Serco wins franchise for Caledonian sleeper train service. This announcement, along with the massive extra investment for the sleeper service, is fantastic news for the Highlands, and the Lochaber area in particular. Not only is the overnight service a vital component of the tourist economy,it is an important business link with London…

Restaurant review: Arisaig House, Lochaber – The Scotsman

      Restaurant review: Arisaig House, Lochaber – The Scotsman.   A great, positive review about one of our local restaurants in Lochaber from last weekend’s Scotsman. It sounds as though the owners are highlighting the best of our local produce, whether it is fish and seafood landed at Mallaig or top-class venison from…

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Temporary closure planned for Glenmoidart Road

Residents and visitors to Glen Moidart are likely to be affected by a temporary road closure in the area, to allow for essential installation work for a hydro scheme at Moidart to go ahead. Contractors will be laying a service cable under a short section of the road, beyond Brunery, between Monday 9th June and…

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Ardsliginish landslip update

  Many residents in the Glenborrodale and Kilchoan, as well as the local community council, have been asking for an update about the work Highland Council carried out at the landslip at Ardsliginish. Following my request Cameron Kemp, the Area Community Services Manager, briefed Lochaber councillors at their fortnightly ward business meeting this week. This…

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European Election results from the Highlands

There were 65,307 votes cast in Highland in the five-yearly European Parliamentary Elections, a turnout of 36.3%. This included 20,204 postal votes. These votes, counted on Sunday at the Highland Football Academy, Jubilee Park Road, Dingwall, were relayed to Scotland’s Regional Returning Officer, who collates the results from 32 local areas in Scotland and determines…

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Don’t forget it’s polling day

Today is polling day for the European Elections with polling stations open from 7am through to 10pm this evening. It might seem that this election has passed us by, here in Lochaber. I certainly haven’t seen any on the ground activity from any of the political parties, other than the normal election address delivered by…