But with a new tourism season and an influx of visitors ahead, Ms Forbes cautioned that while tourism is a crucial part of Lochaber’s rural economy, it must work with local communities and landscapes.
Local Caol and Mallaig ward Highland councillors Allan Henderson welcomed the confirmation of the new GPS, although it had been expected that at least one of them would be in post this month.
Funding allocated to the Outdoor Access team for the remainder of this financial year will allow five Access Rangers to continue employment until April 2022.
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.
Mr Corfield has been traced safe and well.
Police Scotland’s Area Commander for South Highland, Chief Inspector Jen Valentine, said officer are aware of the ongoing issues regarding inconsiderate parking near the beaches at Morar and Arisaig.
The hearse paused briefly beside his boat ‘Reul a’ Chuain’ before making the journey to Beoraid Cemetery in Morar
‘I know of instances of tourists abandoning their stay in the area prematurely because they couldn’t put up with the behaviour of some other tourists. Something more needs to be done’ – Kate Forbes MSP speaking this week.