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STAFF and vol­un­teers from Lochaber Sen­sory Care (LSC) for sight and hear­ing sup­port will visit Abbey­field Care Home, Bal­lachul­ish, on Mon­day July 17

From 10.30am to 12.30pm the Caol-based team will of­fer help and ad­vice to res­i­dents and mem­bers of the pub­lic liv­ing with hear­ing or sight loss. The LSC rep­re­sen­ta­tives will also sup­ply NHS hear­ing aid bat­ter­ies and re-tube and main­tain hear­ing aids. ALEXANDER McCall Smith will be open­ing the Highland Book­shop on Fort Wil­liam High Street to­mor­row, Fri­day July 14. He will be there from 1pm sign­ing books and talk­ing to cus­tomers un­til 2.15pm. Head along to 60 High Street, Fort Wil­liam, for the open­ing. LOCHABER Old Time Dance will be held in Kil­mallie Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Cor­pach, on Satur­day (Au­gust 12) from 8pm to mid­night. Mu­sic will be by Bruce Lind­say and his Scot­tish dance band. Tick­ets are £7. MEM­BERS of St Andrew's Church, Coly­ton, Devon, will be com­ing to Fort Wil­liam later this month to com­plete the Three Peaks Chal­lenge.

They will also sing at a ser­vice in a church in each area. The group is tack­ling Ben Ne­vis on Tues­day July 25 and singing in Dun­cans­burgh Mac­in­tosh Church at 2pm that day. They are rais­ing money for Young Minds. The ser­vice will in­clude an an­them spe­cially writ­ten for the oc­ca­sion, Walk with

me, O Lord, which high­lights phys­i­cal chal­lenges and men­tal health is­sues. THE LAT­EST gig from not­for-profit com­mu­nity events group CREEL will see Colon­say singer, song­writer and gui­tarist Don­ald MacNeill play­ing in con­cert with gui­tarist Roberto Diana, from Sar­dinia.

The duo, to­gether with Jen MacNeill and Gi­u­lia Car­tasegna, are tour­ing and per­form­ing their lat­est al­bum, Time­line. CREEL is de­lighted Caol is one of the stops on their tour. They will be at the com­mu­nity cen­tre on Fri­day July 21 at 7.30pm for 8pm. Tick­ets are £9. For more in­for­ma­tion about CREEL and to book tick­ets, email creelevents@gmail.com.

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