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Man reported to Procurator Fiscal

POLICE in Fort William have confirmed that a 49 year-old man has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with a disturbance on Glenkingie Street in Caol on Tuesday. A 73 year-old man remains

They're all set to play at the Proms

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

They're all set to play at the Proms

TWO Lochaber musicians are hoping everyone will tune into their latest performance - part of one of the most popular events of the year in one of the best known venues in the country. Violinists Kirsty

Robotic wonder suit by Lochaber's bionic men

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Robotic wonder suit by Lochaber's bionic men

TWO old schoolfriends from Lochaber really are the bionic men. Richard Little from Fort William and Robert Irving of Caol, developed robotic suits and legs which allow people with very severe physical

School bus route plans were discussed - council

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

HIGHLAND Council has defended the decision to put a school bus route through the green space at Caol shopping centre. Local residents and shopkeepers were furious when work started to build the road, maintaining

Young French choir dedicates concert to attack vistims

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Young French choir dedicates concert to attack victims

MEMBERS of a French youth choir - one as young as seven - sang their hearts out on Friday in a concert dedicated to the victims of the horrific attack in Nice the day before. And the audience, made up

Top Downing Street job for Lochaber man

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

A FORMER pupil of Lochaber High School has been appointed to one of the most powerful political roles in Whitehall. John Godfrey, 53, head of corporate affairs at Legal and General, was chosen by new Prime

Passengers struggle at station help point

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

Passengers struggle at station help point

A STATE-of-the art telephone helpline for rail passengers has been installed out in the open at a remote Lochaber station. However, the plastic box with a mobile phone inside is so exposed to the elements

My tour around An Gearasdan

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

My tour around An Gearasdan

DID you know that the Old Fort is one of the very few places in Fort William where you can see the summit of Ben Nevis - on a clear day, that is?

Train problems highlighted to Minister

Published: Thu 21 Jul 2016

"IT'S time train services were improved in Lochaber." This was the plea made by Lochaber Transport Forum in a letter to Humza Yousaf, the Scottish Government Minister for Transport and the Islands, this

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