The competition is held as in honour of Scots-born conservationist John Muir (1838-1914), who emigrated to the United States at the age of 10 and became a world-renowned explorer, mountaineer, conservationist and campaigner.
Scottish TUSC was set up in 2010 by the late trade union leader Bob Crow of the RMT transport union. It is a coalition of socialists, trade unionists and community campaigners, including Socialist Party Scotland and RMT.
Local residents and campaigners are now calling on the Highland Council Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels ahead of the UN Climate Conference COP26, due to be held in Glasgow this November.
Arisaig resident Anne Widdop’s company is using technology originally used to develop computer games to bring Virtual Reality to training.
Anyone can show solidarity and support for women and girls by wearing purple on International Women’s Day. Further information can be found on the LWA website www.lochaberwomensaid.org and Facebook page.
The £280,000 project will see over a kilometre of improvements completed south of the Laggan Swing Bridge, creating a smoother and safer journey for motorists.