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Exciting Courses from Lochaber Environmental Group!


Home Composting

LEG are offering Lochaber residents the opportunity to start home composting with our free home composting starter kit. The kits will contain a 330 litre Ecomax compost kit, food waste caddy,a how to compost guide and a monitoring sheet. Home composting allows you to recycle your food waste, lower your carbon footprint & create a nutrient rich fertilizer for your garden. The scheme is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund Lochaber Energy & Waste project. In return for the compost starter kit we ask that you monitor for 2 weeks how many times you empty your kitchen food waste caddy into your compost bin. To sign up for the starter kit today contact LEG at 01397 700090 and


Bicycle Maintenance

LEG  have teamed up with Off Beat Bikes to offer a free 2 hour workshop on bike maintenance & repair on Tuesday the 13th of June 7-9pm at their store on the high street. This workshop is open to all Lochaber residents, with the aim of giving people the confidence to maintain their bikes properly& use their bikes more.  If you are interested and would like to book a spot you can book through the LEG office  at 01397 700090 and or on Lochaber Environmental Groups eventbrite page:


Fuel Efficient Driver Training

LEG are offering free fuel efficient driver training to the residents of Lochaber on Thursday the 22nd of June from 9-5pm at An Drochaid, Claggan. During the training you will learn how to drive more efficiently, save money on fuel and reduce wear & tear of your tyres. Sessions will last 50 minutes and will start on the hour. Participants can use their own car or they can use the instructor’s car for the training. Please book on LEG at 01397 700090 and All participants will have to bring along  a copy of their drivers license along with a printed copy of their driver check record which you can access via

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Chamber members succeed at Highland Business Awards

The winners of the prestigious Highland Business Awards 2017 were unveiled at a packed lunch and awards ceremony at the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness last week. Organised by Inverness Chamber of Commerce, in association with media partner Scottish Provincial Press, as part of Highland Business Week 2017, the Highland Business Awards were attended by 330 business […] ...
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Flexible Workforce Developments Fund

Flexible Workforce Developments Fund Employers in the West Highlands who currently make payment to the Apprenticeship Levy can partner with West Highland College UHI to deliver in-work skills training for their staff.  In order to do this, businesses have until 15th December 2017 to apply for up to £10,000 of funding from the Flexible Workforce Development Fund, with funding available for organisations in the private, public and third sectors.  […] ...
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Lochaber Geopark Busy Month Ahead

Lochaber Geopark Busy Month Ahead Lochaber Geopark were delighted to host a talk in the visitor centre on “A World Made of Crystals” for European Minerals Day, where Professor Ian Parsons introduced the wonderful world of minerals, exploring the reasons for their great variety and explaining how they contribute to our lives for every minute of […] ...
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Marine Harvest Staff Climb Ben Nevis

Marine Harvest Climb Ben Nevis to Raise Money for Highland Hospice Big congratulations to all 35 Marine Harvest staff who successfully completed the climb of Ben Nevis in between 3 and 9 hours. The group experiences a nice temperature at the bottom, with increasing wind and a temperature of -4 degrees at the summit. All […] ...
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Lochaber Hope are hosting a business showcase in conjunction with Lochaber Chamber of Commerce Lochaber Hope has been working with personal development for over 12 years. Our aim is to help support human resources within your company. We provide support in a number of ways to increase productivity and help avoid workplace conflict.  We offer […]
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Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 – Question Time Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce a Question Time Event sponsored by Read Coaching as part of Ideas Week 2017! #LIW2017 Ideas Week 2017 is sponsored by Nevis Range and hosted by The Moorings Hotel Question Time is a free Event on Monday 13th November at 2.30pm, and tickets must be booked […]
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Lochaber Ideas Week 2017 – Around Lochaber in 80 Tables Around Lochaber in 80 Tables Speed Networking sponsored by RA Clement Associates – A Quick Way to Expand your Business Contacts Lochaber Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce Around Lochaber in 80 Tables as part of Ideas Week 2017 sponsored by RA Clement Associates #LIW2017 This is a […]
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