2 Important AGMs for the community take place w/b 28th September. Laggan Community Trading Ltd on Monday 28th and The Laggan Forest Trust AGM on Wednesday 30th. Please go to the Events page to see attendance and pre-registration details for these on-line meetings.
The next Laggan Community Council meeting - Monday 19th October 2020 at 1900. This meeting will continue to be held on line. Residents in the community wishing to "attend" should pre-register by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday 18th October. Once registered, instructions on how to join the meeting will be advised on Monday 19th October. Meeting papers will be published on the Community Council pages at least 7 days prior to the meeting.
Local Laggan and Newtonmore COVID 19 support and volunteer group - don't hesitate to call the central telephone number - 01540 372102 - manned 8am to 8pm - if you need any help with shopping, getting prescriptions or other essential medications..the volunteers are there to help.
Laggan Matters - the new Laggan Newsletter - is now available on-line. See below for link and in the Community Council page. Anyone who wishes a printed copy please send a message to email@example.com
The consultation letter for the full closure of the A889 to allow the required repair of the Road Bridge over the railway just north of Dalwhinnie is on the Events page. A full road closure will be from 31st October to 16th November 2020. If you have any comments and concerns, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will coordinate this with Transport Scotland.
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 Grants (<£500) & COVID 19 (Recovery) grants (up to £1000).
These are welcome from Residents & Community groups in Laggan. Next deadline Friday 11th September 2020 for a local panel meeting scheduled for Thursday September 17th. Micro grant forms are available on this website.
Please contact email@example.com or https://sse.com/communities/fundlocations/stronelairg/ with your application or more information.
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