Want to read more?
At the start of the pandemic in March we took the decision to make online access to our news free of charge by taking down our paywall. At a time where accurate information about Covid-19 was vital to our community, this was the right decision – even though it meant a drop in our income. In order to help safeguard the future of our journalism, the time has now come to reinstate our paywall, However, rest assured that access to all Covid related news will still remain free.
To access all other news will require a subscription, as it did pre-pandemic The good news is that for the whole of December we will be running a special discounted offer to get 3 months access for the price of one month. Thanks you for supporting us during this incredibly challenging time
We value our content and access to our full site is only available with a subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device In addition your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards
Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish)
Police officers organised the removal of a number of vehicles badly parked in Glen Nevis, at Fort William, at the weekend.
Highland Council operatives were also active in the area. Local Policing Inspector for Lochaber, Inspector Isla Campbell, had posted a warning online informing drivers ahead of the weekend that vehicles would be removed if causing an obstruction and also highlighted plans for an increased policing presence in the Arisaig and Morar beaches area.
This week, Inspector Campbell, told the Lochaber Times: ‘Over the weekend, officers in Lochaber were able to engage positively with individuals using the beaches off the B8008 between Morar and Arisaig, which included several car owners being asked to move their cars.
‘Unfortunately, during Saturday afternoon, the safety of the public was put at risk by some poor parking in Glen Nevis, near Fort William. Several vehicles were parked on pavements, too close to a junction and encroaching on the road. These vehicles were removed, at the owner’s cost and suitable advice was given.
‘We will continue to work with communities affected by high visitor numbers, as well as our partners at the Highland Council, to help address these pressures.’