My husband has also been persuaded to leave a rather steep bank of grass wild all year round too – it wasn’t much fun to mow anyway and it means the cats and chickens can continue pretending to be on safari.
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.
The nature agency said it was seeking an ‘irrevocable pledge’ that a charitable trust would be set up by Mr Hosking, who is estimated to be worth around £375 million.
But 12 months down the line, and NatureScot says the castle and grounds have still not been put up for sale on the open market.
The project in Kinloch Glen was recently completed with £30,000 of funding from the Peatland Action Fund.
The eagle has recently been seen on Rum, around 50km from the site where he was released at the beginning of November.
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.