New vision for Fort town centre is agreed

Published: Sat 29 Aug 2015

Thomas MacLennan

A NEW action plan that it is hoped will help to regenerate Fort William's town centre has been approved by Highland Council's Lochaber area committee.

'Bonnie Prince' monument claim under scrutiny

Published: Sat 29 Aug 2015

An aerial view of the Glenfinnan Monument

A LOCHABER historian wants the National Trust for Scotland to mark Glenfinnan Monument's 200th anniversary by admitting it may not be "on the spot" where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the Jacobite Standard in 1745.

Ben ride tribute to cancer death cousin

Published: Fri 28 Aug 2015

Gary Macdonald (right) and Ewan Thorburn, all set for their challenge. Picture: Iain Ferguson, The Write Image

THE heartbreaking experience of losing his cousin to a brain tumour and watching a friend battle cancer has led a Lochaber man to take on a tough challenge for charity.

Loyal Fort special constable is honoured

Published: Fri 28 Aug 2015

Chief Inspector Colin Gough presents Special Constable Derrick Warner with his long service award

A FORT William special constable has been presented with his second long service bar and rosette after notching up more than 32 years of continuous and unblemished service.

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