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JOIN in and help Nether Lochaber com­mu­nity be a bet­ter place to live, work and visit. The next Nether Lochaber Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion event is Sun­day June 4, with plans to clean up more of the shore­line – this time at Onich. There are also more flower tubs and planters to place around the area, fill and plant.

Af­ter the hard work, vol­un­teers will be re­warded with a bar­be­cue or re­fresh­ments at the vil­lage hall. All wel­come. Come for the day or just an hour or two. Meet at Onich Vil­lage Hall at 10am.

THE Lochaber and Dis­trict Ca­nine So­ci­ety dog show will be held on July 4 at the Ne­vis Cen­tre. This year’s cho­sen char­ity for the event is Ca­nine Part­ners. En­try is £1.50 a class, with rosettes awarded to fourth place and tro­phies for first. Com­pe­ti­tions in the pedi­gree classes will in­clude puppy, ju­nior, gun dog and nov­elty classes host­ing cross­breed, wag­gi­est tail, best con­di­tion and much more. Doors open at 6.45pm and judg­ing starts at 7pm. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Sarah Holroyd on 01855 821277.

LOCHABER Schools Pipe Band and friends will be in con­cert at Lochaber High School on Wed­nes­day June 7 at 7pm, with spe­cial guests the Lochaber Gaelic Choir. Tick­ets are £5 for adults and £2 for chil­dren, with tea and cof­fee in­cluded. Tick­ets can be bought from Lochaber High School and band mem­bers.

LOCHABER En­vi­ron­men­tal Group has teamed up with Off Beat Bikes to of­fer a free two-hour work­shop on bike main­te­nance and re­pair on Tues­day June 13 from 7pm to 9pm at its store on the High Street. If you would like to book a spot, call the LEG of­fice on 01397 700090 and info@lochaberen­viro.org.uk or on Lochaber En­vi­ron­men­tal Group’s eventbrite. Spa­ces are lim­ited and book­ing is essen­tial. Take your bike along.

THE Kil­mallie Com­mu­nity Cen­tre is host­ing an­other com­mu­nity gar­dens clean-up. The group is call­ing for gar­den­ers and vol­un­teers to help with the restora­tion of the site. The clean-up will start at 10am on Satur­day June 17. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Sarah Kennedy on 07768 805040.

BAL­LACHUL­ISH Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion is host­ing a cuppa and a cup­cake day on Fri­day June 16. The event is in aid of Alzheimer Re­search Scot­land. En­try to the Bal­lachul­ish Vil­lage Hall event will be £2, and it starts at 11am to 3pm. There will be a raf­fle and mu­sic.

ART LOCHABER is gear­ing up to host its an­nual ex­hi­bi­tion. The art will be on show at Ben Ne­vis Dis­tillery un­til Wed­nes­day June 7, from 10am to 6pm. En­try is free.

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