CROILEAGAN Grianach is hosting a fashion show today Thursday June 22 in aid of the nursery group’s funds. The show starts at 6.30pm in M&Co, 2 High Street, Fort William. Tickets, £5/£2.50, can be bought in-store or by contacting Croileagan Grianach on 01397 709724 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. KILMALLIE Community Centre is hosting another community garden clean-up and needs volunteers to help. The clean-up will start at 10am on Saturday July 29. For more information, contact Sarah Kennedy on 07768 805040. CAOL gala day will take place on Saturday June 24 at Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Loch Abar from noon to 4pm. There will be family fun with a fair, a licensed bar, snacks and craft stalls. There will also be a tug- of-war, bonnie baby competition, gala grannie, cheerleaders and more. Teams for the tug- of-war are encouraged to get in touch, as is anyone with home-baking donations. Fancy dress is encouraged on the day. An unlimited ride wristband costs £9, with a single ride costing £1. For more information, email email@example.com. A CRAFT fair will be held in Nether Lochaber village hall on Saturday June 24 between 10am and 4pm. Go along to support your local craft producers. For more information, call Berit on 01397 705539. STAFF and volunteers from Lochaber Sensory Care for sight and hearing support will visit Morvern medical practice on Tuesday June 27 between 10.30am and 12.30pm. They will offer help and advice to anyone living with a hearing or sight loss – residents or members of the community. They will also supply NHS hearing aid batteries and re-tube and maintain the hearing aids. No appointment is required. THE ANNUAL general meeting of Alzheimer Scotland's Lochaber branch will be held in St Andrew's Church Hall, Fort William, on Wednesday June 28 at 5.30pm. Everyone welcome. THERE will be a fashion and music taster day on Thursday June 29 at West Highland College UHI, Fort William. This will be a chance to have a look around, see the students’ work and ask questions.
There will also be an opportunity to apply and have an interview the same day. At 4.30pm there will be a play-in-a-band session and find out more about the after school club for next year. Any instrument – no assessments or qualifications – just music. Call 01397 874000 or visit www.whc.uhi.ac.uk for more information. ON SATURDAY June 24, a public meeting will be held between 3pm and 4.30pm at the Four Seasons Bistro at the Inchree Centre in Inchree, Onich, chaired by Councillor Andrew Baxter.
The purpose of this will be to have an open discussion about two different options for the Nether Lochaber community to acquire buildings and a small area of woodland from the Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS), and historic agricultural fields owned by Lochaber Housing Association.
This will be preceded by a drop-in information event from 1.30pm, to advise Nether Lochaber residents, particularly those at Inchree, as well as any interested members of the wider community, as to the potential for community ownership and development of these assets.