The result of the initial session was agreement to take a united, more supportive,
approach to common/rural issues where appropriate. The Lochaber
Community Alliance will meet three times yearly.
The proposed changes do not affect Ward 11 (Caol and Mallaig) except for a proposal to include the Small Isles in the name.
Prospective project sponsors are encouraged to learn more and can complete a form available on the council’s website and proposals will be considered at the Lochaber Committee on January 18.
The Highland Council has been allocated an additional £1,066,000 ring-fenced to stimulate local construction activity and support employment across Highland.
Councillor Henderson told the Lochaber Times the coming winter should not be handed over to political wrangling, but used for actually getting something done.
People have until November 30 to feed back their preferred options on the colour and pattern of the wall itself and any comments on the proposed landscaping.
A multi-agency environmental health group was also established to co-ordinate enforcement and communications on ‘dirty camping’ issues and to share best practice.
Posters, drawings and feedback forms are being distributed locally with help from the community council and full details are also available on the council’s website by visiting the Caol and Lochyside Flood Prevention Scheme page
Throughout the lockdown, the kitchen in Caol Community Centre has been kept busy making sandwiches and preparing food boxes for distribution to members and the wider community which will continue for as long as is needed