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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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Lochaber Tourism Day – Thursday 16th November 2017

Lochaber Tourism Day with Cal Mac – Debate, Engage, Network Tourism-related businesses throughout the area were invited to attend ‘Lochaber Tourism Day’, in partnership with Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries, at The Moorings Hotel on Thursday 16th November, as part of Lochaber Ideas Week 2017, sponsored by Nevis Range. It was a fantastic day, and we were delighted to […] ...
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European first as Scottish Chambers of Commerce moves to Strathclyde Business School

European first as SCC moves to Strathclyde Business School The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) and Strathclyde University have agreed a ground-breaking strategic alliance and collocation, the first of its kind in Europe. SCC’s move from its offices in the Merchants House of Glasgow in George Square to a suite in the newly refurbished Business […] ...
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New ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshop from Lochaber Hope

Lochaber Hope is extending their range of business services by offering new short workplace development workshops to all businesses. Whoever we are and wherever we work, we can all benefit from insights and practical tips on improving the way we work with others and in teams. Having successfully run ‘Working together in the workplace’ workshops […] ...
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Room 13 Announcement

Room 13 Sabbatical Leave Announcement   Announcement from Clair Gibb, Chief Executive: ”From January 2018 for approximately 6 months I will be taking a period of sabbatical leave. Over the next couple of months I will continue to work with current contacts to complete projects and fulfil any outstanding commitments. Beyond that, from January 2018 […] ...
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Free Event in Collaboration with Highlands and Islands Enterprise: Developing Your International Tourism Markets   The world is looking for business – switch on to your international potential at Developing Your International Tourism Markets, our one-day introductory workshop! Who’s it for? This fully-funded *FREE one-day workshop in partnership with Highlands & Islands Enterprise is aimed at […]
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Member Event: How to Survive GDRP – Seminar on Data Protection   We all need to understand and embrace Data Protection. This will be all the more important with the coming into force of the new European-wide data protection regime, the GDPR, in May 2018. Data Protection affects all businesses – irrespective of size or […]
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