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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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Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch

Royal Bank of Scotland’s Regional Boost Launch You’re Invited to The Royal Bank of Scotlands Regional BOOST launch! Chamber members, Royal Bank of Scotland, are offering a free event open to Bank and Non Bank Customers to help your business reach it’s full potential. What is BOOST? Boost Your Business – Has been created to help […] ...
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DYW #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign

Developing the Young Workforce #nowrongpath Social Media Campaign Do not panic. We repeat, do NOT panic. On Scottish exam results day, 8th August, no matter the outcome of your exams, you’ll have a lot of fantastic options to help you move forward. Whether you got the results you had always dreamed of, or you didn’t […] ...
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The Highland Bookshop Up and Running

The Highland Bookshop is Up and Running! The Highland Bookshop has been set up by Kevin Ramage, owner of the award-winning Watermill Bookshop in Aberfeldy and Lochaber businessman and author Angus MacDonald and is now open to the public. The shop has an extensive range of titles across all subjects including Scottish interest, the outdoors, children’s, […] ...
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The Black Watch Scheduled to Return

The Black Watch Scheduled to Return The Fred Olsen “Black Watch” cruise liner is scheduled to visit Fort William once more on the 18th of August.  The cruise liner calling into Loch Linnhe for the day is planned to have 804 passengers on board, who will disembark from the Town Pier berths and spend most […] ...
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Seminar: Support for Businesses in Lochaber  For this event we are delighted to host Alistair Danter from Business Gateway to present on the support available to small businesses in Lochaber. This event is of particular interest to small businesses who would like to, for example, employ staff for the first time, are looking for information […]
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Environmental Summit showcasing Lochaber Environmental Group and Lochaber Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to their Environmental Summit showcasing the support available to local businesses as they take the leap to becoming a more environmentally friendly business. There will be a variety of guest speakers on the day including a representative from Resource […]
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This fantastic social event is brought exclusively to Chamber members in partnership with West Coast Railways and West Highland Hotel in Mallaig. You will arrive at Fort William Train station in plenty of time to board the 10.15am departure of the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig. Throughout the journey you will have the opportunity to […]
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