The 129-metre state-of-the-art research vessel is understood to have sailed from Holyhead, Wales, as part of sea trials.
The accolades recognise the achievements of both organisations across a variety of areas, including building maintenance, cleanliness, waste management and engagement with the local community.
Lochaline footballer takes another step towards a pro career
Ardnamurchan High School first year pupil, Helen Jones, who hails from Lochaline, is celebrating after taking first place in the Rotary
Young Chef District final earlier this month.
There was delight in Lochaline with news that local primary school head teacher and lead retained firefighter, Keith Wynn Adams, had been honoured with the award of an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
£1million crowdfunding campaign on investment platform Seedrs will help accelerate its current growth plans.