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.
‘My officers will be engaging with visitors and explaining community concerns, as well as reminding drivers of the dangers of morning after drink driving following a camping trip’ – Inspector Isla Campbell
The last few days of July and the first few of August had been spent on the Du Teillay on covert operations, sending out messages and receiving key players for meetings about the fledgling rising.
Local MSP Kate Forbes speaks out after council passes a motion calling for more resources after another weekend of mayhem.
The problems prompted a conference telephone summit last week, hosted by Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Tourism, which involved representatives from local community councils and organisations along the Road to the Isles, and which was organised by local MSP Kate Forbes.
The Connecting Scotland project is being delivered to those left isolated by the coronavirus pandemic by the Scottish Government, in partnership with local authorities, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) and various digital and IT sectors.
It came in the wake of a weekend that saw hundreds of campers descend on Glen Etive, leaving piles of rubbish, with problems also reported on beaches at Morar and Arisaig.
All passengers will have to wear face masks on board the Jacobite this summer and in order to maintain on-board social distancing, the buffet car will remain closed. Instead there will be a trolley serving refreshments.
Councillor Denis Rixson (Caol and Mallaig) said it was perhaps inevitable that as the lockdown was slightly relaxed, a number of people ‘escaped’ to the countryside.