The fun evening to bring people together came from a discussion between Matthew Prosser, who organises a regular Monday evening ‘kickabout’ and Highlife Highland staff at the Leven Centre.
Councillor Henderson went on to explain that council officers were continuing to seek more sources of external funding to improve and extend the public toilet and waste collections services.
The bicycles have been named in memory of a resident and former Trust Director, Eoin Fyfe, who was a keen cyclist and community man who sadly past away last year.
Chairman of Communities and Place Committee, Caol and Mallaig ward councillor, Allan Henderson, said the three proposed projects agreed will benefit a wide range of people living within Fort William and Ardnamurchan.
South Lochaber Thistle FC Manager Alan Gray with first team player Fraser Clark, helped in Caol by Jason Findlay, led the activities, combining music, games and fun with learning some ‘serious’ football moves.
Although there is only a small number in The Salvation Army in Fort William at the moment, Major McIntyre said she hopes to build on this in the future.
Fundraising continues this Saturday (July 17) with a sale of homebaking and a raffle, with many other events planned thought the year to improve and maintain Island Park as a major asset to the village.