Distinction needs to be drawn between those who respect the rules, and those who don’t, says Mountaineering Scotland
Tag: Glen Etive
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.
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.
A foul catalogue of waste reported to sickened Oban and Lorn councillors has prompted a united call for the public – visitors and residents – to clean up their act.
The number of people living in Glen Etive might be small, but the impacts of film crews using the location can impact residents daily lives, sometimes without warning.