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The day I met John and Yoko

The day I met John and Yoko

A GLENCOE villager has revealed he has rubbed shoulders with some of the all-time musical greats. When he was just eight, Fraser Watson played his trumpet on stage with Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong and had

Plea to BT: Please keep us on the line

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Plea to BT: Please keep us on the line

RESIDENTS are pleading with a telecom giant not to pull the plug on a vital lifeline in their village. The days of the iconic red telephone box in Glencoe look to be numbered as BT has slapped a consultation

Timing of cycle event slammed as 'madness'

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Timing of cycle event slammed as 'madness'

AN EVENT which will see hundreds of cyclists descend on Fort William on Friday afternoon as been slammed as "utter madness". Councillor Brian Murphy hit out when it was revealed that around 800 cyclists

Concern over debris at bus shelter

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Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Concern over debris at bus shelter

DEBRIS from a bus shelter which was knocked down months ago is still lying around. And people have to take refuge in the nearby medical centre or risk being drenched while they wait for buses to arrive.

Pupils dress up to celebrate Roald Dahl

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Pupils dress up to celebrate Roald Dahl

THERE were Matildas, Miss Trunchbulls, Willie Wonkas and, of course, Oompa Loompas running about a school on Tuesday. It wasn't at Crunchem Hall Primary, but St Columba's in Lochaber as the pupils celebrated

Step forward for school plan

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Step forward for school plan

THE plan to build a primary school entirely owned by the community is taking its next step forward. Highland Council approved the decision of the Education, Children and Adult Services Committee to progress

Families can bank on help with school clothes

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Families can bank on help with school clothes

IF wishes came true there would be enough school uniforms and other items to go round for all youngsters in Lochaber who need them. Donna Darnbrough and Carol Anne Campbell started the Lochaber School

Pupils step out in style for annual hike

Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

Pupils step out in style for annual hike

THE sun shone for Lochaber High School's annual fundraising "hike" with more than 600 pupils putting their best feet forward to take part in the popular event. S6 pupils in fancy dress led the seven-mile

Changes for Lochaber News

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Published: Thu 15 Sep 2016

WYVEX Media and Scottish Provincial Press are delighted to confirm that they have reached agreement on the merger of the Lochaber News into a new-look West Highland edition of the Oban Times and the transfer

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