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Heroes who helped during 7 hour road closure

Heroes who helped during 7 hour road closure

SCORES of drivers did not get home until 2am following the tragic accident on Thursday which claimed the life of a cyclist. And visitors, many from abroad, were stranded in buses or cars and had to walk

Pipe dreams come true in Lochaber

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

Pipe dreams come true in Lochaber

THE sound of the pipes filled the Nevis Centre in Fort William on Saturday for the World Class 2016 'Cruinneachadh Loch Abar', the annual Lochaber Gathering Festival of Piping. More than 50 pipers - including

Council's cash boost for Mallaig Leisure Centre

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

THE campaign to raise £1.1 million to refurbish Mallaig Leisure Centre received a massive boost this week. Highland Council's Resource Committee agreed on Wednesday to award the centre £275,000. Fiona

MSP's concern at Belford deaths rise

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

A NEW report shows that mortality rates at the Belford Hospital in Fort William are well above the national average. The latest quarterly figures of Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios (HSMR) showed

Racing off to a great games

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

Racing off to a great games

ALL roads led to Glenfinnan for the 70th Gathering and Highland Games on Saturday. And the weather couldn't have been kinder, with bright sunshine all day. But just one week earlier it had been a different

Veggie treats from primary pupils

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

Veggie treats from primary pupils

PUPILS at two Lochaber schools have no time to veg out during their spare moments - they are far too busy tending their veg! Youngsters at Glencoe Primary grow lots of varieties both in their polytunnel

Ceilidh at canal for Pru and Tim

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

Ceilidh at canal for Pru and Tim

Timothy West and Prunella Scales, well-known actors and the presenters of the popular programme Great Canal Journeys on Channel 4, were joined by around 30 Lochaber dancers at the end of Neptune's Staircase

Neigh bother at Appin Show

Published: Thu 25 Aug 2016

Neigh bother at Appin show

THE 59th Appin Show held on Saturday at Tynribbie Croft was packed with locals and visitors alike eager to enjoy all the attractions. Highland cattle and sheep were judged, dogs of all shapes and sizes

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