Local Laggan and Newtonmore COVID 19 support and volunteer group - new central telephone number - 01540 372102 - manned 8am to 8pm.
An message relating to accessibility to the Church and future services has been posted recently. Please refer to the Church of Scotland page on this site or www.stbrides-newtonmore.org.uk
"Connecting Laggan" - one of the priority actions from the Community Action plan was recently held in the Village Hall. Another session will hopefully take place in April/May providing some proposals to prioritise. In the meantime if you were not able to attend please complete the on-line survey here - http://survey.walking-the-talk.co.uk/connecting-laggan
The village of Laggan, situated in the Central Highlands of Scotland is surrounded by the Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges and near the source of the River Spey, one of Scotland's finest fishing rivers. Staying here provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful, majestic countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin, as well as understand the significant history and archaeology of the area from the "45" and General Wade's road through the Corrieyairack Pass to the ancient Pictish Fort at Dun Da Lamh - a scheduled monument site - see separate page on Laggan Heritage. There is an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees along with excellent walking and cycling opportunities.
The 90's hit BBC drama series "Monarch of the Glen" was set in the Scottish Highlands in fictitious Glenbogle with much of the filming done in Laggan and the surrounding area. As well as having the opportunity to explore 'Glenbogle', and to see the stunning scenic locations used in the next 007 Bond movie and the Netflix TV series The Crown, Laggan is an excellent base for touring by car and an ideal location for all outdoor activities, including fishing in the River Spey and surrounding lochs, Hill Walking and Mountaineering, Golf with several courses in the area, Pony Trekking, Mountain Biking and Ski-ing.
2020 SSE Community Investment Micro Grant Applications (<£500)
These are welcome from Residents & Community groups in Laggan. Next deadline Friday 5th June 2020 for a local panel meeting scheduled for Thursday June 11th. Micro grant forms are available on this website.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or https://sse.com/communities/fundlocations/stronelairg/ with your application or more information.
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