On the final day of the virtual Royal National Mod a last look-back from our files.
These figures suggest that whilst there has been growth in some areas, such as Skye and Lochalsh, which is welcome, there has also been falls in population numbers elsewhere like Lochaber.
Reece Wilson’s win at the weekend was a huge boost for British mountain biking and the ultimate recognition of his talent. As reigning World Champion everyone will be raring to see him in front of his home crowd at Fort William next year.
In light of many shops stocking up early for Christmas in case of more rigid Covid restrictions, this is a good chance to get into the Yuletide spirit with a really useful gift while supporting a local charity which helps many people across Lochaber.
A spokesman for business experts FRP said: ‘Our team is working with the directors of a number of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group subsidiaries to explore all options for the future of its retail brands Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Jaeger, Ponden Home, and Peacocks.’
FSB Highlands & Islands Development Manager, David Richardson, was giving his reaction to the Lochaber Times after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed her government’s new coronavirus measures.
With echoes of Springsteen’s panoramic rock fables to quieter, more introspective numbers such as ’33’, on which Crow also features, Hold Fast is MacLeod’s love letter to his ancestral home and the life he has there.