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The Highland Council - our local government

Local government services such as housing, roads and transport, planning, schools and social services are provided by The Highland Council

The Highland Council is our local government in the Fort William and Lochaber area. We have 6 elected Councillors who represent almost 20,000 people in the Lochaber area. The Highland Council deliver local services like any local government.

Lochaber is just one part of the Highlands, situated in the South West corner and covering from Mallaig and the Small Isles down to the awe-inspiring Glencoe. It is an area rich in diversity and extremes. Its 4,468 square kilometres encompass Britain's highest peak, deepest loch and most westerly mainland point. With a population of 19,620, its rurality is demonstrated by a population density of 4.6 persons per square kilometre. Based in the most northerly area of mainland Scotland, The Highland Council’s services cover an area of 10,000 square miles, an area greater than that of Belgium. The Council spends around £412 million each year on the provision of a wide range of essential services for the 210,000 people living in the Highland area.

 The Highland Council is the local government in the Fort William area.  We have 6 elected Councillors who represent almost 20,000 people. Highland Council deliver local services like any local government. The Highland Council headquarters is located in Inverness, with 3 local service points in Lochaber.

Charles Kennedy Building
Achintore Road
Fort William
PH33 6RQ
Tel: 01397 707256
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Fort  William & Ardnamurchan Council Ward  
Registrar: Births, Deaths & Marriages - you'll need this link for your Highland Wedding arrangements
Lochaber area of Highland Council - Elected Councillors

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John McLellan & Co Funeral Directors
John McLellan & Co, one of the oldest established businesses in Lochaber, has always been known to provide an honest, dignified and discretionary funeral service. Since 1923 we have dutifully served the community, always giving the highest standard of care and commitment to the bereaved and their loved ones. Our senior funeral director, Ewen MacLennan is well known and respected in Fort William and the surrounding areas, for his quiet, caring and compassionate manner. Ewen started his career 20 years ago with the now retired but still highly regarded Mr Ian Kennedy. Our newly refurbished premises are tasteful and comfortable and our private rest room offers a peaceful environment where families can pay their last respects. Intimate services can also be conducted in our Chapel of Rest, which can seat up to 30 relatives and friends. At John McLellan & Co, we are always pleased to offer advice concerning all aspects of arranging a funeral. Funerals need not be the most expensive time of your life and funerals can be tailored to everyones needs and budgets. One option is the Golden Charter plan which enables clients to pre arrange and set aside funds in full or part payments. Our aim at all times is to provide the best professional services for the people in our community and offer peace of mind to you and all your family. On call all day every day, we can assist with - Advice and Guidance regarding all the necessary documentation; Intimations Local and National newspapers; Family Cars; Flowers; Memorial Stones; Repatriation; Bespoke funeral plans (ie) Golden Charter; Environmental wicker and cardboard coffins; Humanist funerals; Funeral Stationery. For more information please call Ewen MacLennan.
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Highland Functions
What you need in an Event Manager is someone who is passionate about perfection, has excellent contacts with some fantastic suppliers and can bring together an amazing event based on the thoughts straight from your head! With that in mind you have come to the right place. We can help you with everything from finding the perfect venue to organizing table plans and centre pieces. Everything will be brought together with a bit of Highland Functions magic. We'll create vivid memories that you and your guests can take away. Our Corporate events will leave your team refreshed, excited and raring to go! Get in touch and let us know how we can help you turn your Dreams into Reality; because that is, quite simply, what we do! Highland Functions is a young, vibrant events management company based in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. We take advantage of the spectacular backdrops on offer here in the Highlands to create the perfect setting for any event whether it is large, small, indoor, outdoor, corporate or private. Highland Functions has the experience and a long list of local contacts making us the best choice for any event based in the Highlands of Scotland. We only ever use trusted suppliers that we have full confidence in. Annual Events include - - Highland Wedding Show - Highland Baby & Toddler Show - Girls Night Out - Highland Christmas Market Find us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-William-United-Kingdom/Highland-Functions/196592077681
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