Town team to bag pack for funds

Some of the members of Fort William Town Team outside the old garden shed. Abrightside Photography.

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Members of the Fort William Town Team (FWTT) will be having a fundraising bag pack in Morrisons on Saturday (October 27).

The team of volunteers are looking to raise funds to help cover the cost of running FWTT next year.

The group’s major annual cost – just over £2,000 – is for plants, compost, mulch and other materials for the flower beds in and around Fort William High Street. Almost 2,000 plants were planted by the FWTT this year alone.  FWTT would like to thank GardenStop at Blar Mhor, who organise the purchase of the plants at a good price for them.

Last year, the team’s fundraising bag packing session raised £814, a total which they would love to achieve again this year. The fundraiser is also a great opportunity for the team to talk to the community, tell them about the work they do and to encourage others to help out.

Bag packing will start at 10am and finish at 4pm.

If you wish to help, contact FWTT secretary Sue Keen at