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Lochaber Athletic Club is holding an open meeting for parents of children aged 9 to 16 to hear more about junior athletics training and races and to meet the junior coaches. The meeting will be held tonight (Thursday September 19) at 7pm at the changing rooms, Claggan Park.

Team Cupcake is hosting a Cuppa and Cupcake Coffee Morning in Ballachulish Village Hall tomorrow (Friday September 20) between 10.30am and 1.30pm. All proceeds to Alzheimer’s Scotland Action on Dementia.

West Highland Community Rail Partnership is holding its annual general meeting on Saturday September 21 at 12.30pm in Kilmallie Community Centre, Corpach. Everyone interested in the rail line between Mallaig and Crianlarich is welcome.

A coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Nurses is being held on Friday September 27 in Duncansburgh MacIntosh Church Hall, Fort William, between 10.30am and 2.30pm. Contributions of home-baking would be gratefully accepted.

Two walking tours have been arranged on Saturday September 28 and Sunday September 29 as part of Highland Archaeology Festival. The first will be a walk up Cow Hill and the second will be an exploration of Blarmafoldach. The walks have been organised by West Highland Museum. Both trips are limited to 20 people. Places can be booked by phoning the museum on 01397 702169 or emailing info@westhighlandmuseum.org.uk.

Glasgow Phoenix, one of Scotland’s best-known choirs, will be performing at Fort William’s Duncansburgh MacIntosh Church on Sunday September 29 at 2.30pm. Proceeds from the concert will go to the High and Dry Fund, which meets some of the considerable costs of ensuring the church is in good condition for this and future generations. Tickets for the concert cost £8 and are available from the church, the Nevis Centre or online at the GPC Box Office at wegottickets.com

Breast Cancer Care is holding a free course in Fort William to help women adjust to life beyond breast cancer. In partnership with NHS Highland, the charity’s course will provide information and support to women at the end of their breast cancer treatment. The course, which will include talks from counsellors and breast care nurses, will take place on Friday October 4 from 10am to 4pm at The Moorings Hotel, Banavie.