The secret of Eigg’s success over the 25 years since the community took control of the island, according to journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch, is that Eiggachs have always been determined to harness their own resources, natural and human, and have never waited for off-island expertise.
Each panel will be allocated to a voluntary stitching group. These groups may vary in size from just a couple of people to a dozen or more.
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The capital investment will be allocated to the six island local authorities to fund the improvement, creation or safeguarding of locally developed infrastructure projects.
Unanimously agreed by members of Lochaber Area Committee Members at a special meeting earlier this month the funding will help projects on Canna, Eigg, Rum and Muck.
Additional projects either underway or expected to start soon include parking at Ardnamurchan Point and improvements to parking in Glen Nevis.
Councillors heard the situation had implications for future education services on the islands