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…

Website of the Week: A Kilchoan Diary

You can”t get much remoter than the crofting community of Kilchoan, perched on Britain’s most westerly point nearly two hours by car from Fort William. It may be remote, but it is one of the most active and  vibrant communities I am privileged to represent. Every time I drive along the twisting, single-track road that…

Report suggests poaching on increase in Ardnamurchan

Donald Houston, the owner of Ardnamurchan Estate, is offering a reward of £5000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of poachers who have been taking deer across the peninsula. He attended the recent West Ardnamurchan Community Council to give an update on the problem. Some people will think that this is an…

Update: Loss of water supply in Kilchoan area

Following the loss of water supply to homes in the Kilchoan area, Scottish Water has confirmed that operational staff are on site working to restore supplies to those customers who currently have no water. A bottled water collection point has been set up at the community centre. photo credit: Images by John ‘K’ via photopin…

The Adventures of Algy

I stumbled, by accident, upon this great website The Adventures of Algy based in  Kilchoan, in the far west of my ward. Dip in and enjoy the whimsical stories, poetry and inspiring photographs from this special part of the country. Such a pity that I hadn’t been following this blog from the start, but now I am…