Reuse:

Recycle Your Old Christmas Cards

Kath is once again encouraging you to recycle and donate your used Christmas cards and support her project to adapt and redesign them into gift tags to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation. She had a huge quantity of used cards donated last year and created nearly 15,000 tags that were distributed to 14 BHF shops, including the Fort William shop and raised well over £1,200 for this very worthwhile charity.

You can bring your old cards to the reception desk at the Alex or to Kath direct at:

119 Lochaber Road,

Upper Achintore,

Fort William,

PH33 6TX

or Kath can arrange to pick them up. Kath can be contacted at 01397 703689 or at kathkenjohnston@aol.com .

Kinlochlovin

School social enterprise,looking for old bicycle chains for an upcycling project.

If you have any please drop them off at :

Kinlochleven High School,

Riverside Rd,

Kinlochleven

PH50 4QH

Acharacle Primary School-

Acharacle school eco group are looking for 2l plastic bottles for their plastic bottle greenhouse project. If you have any can you please drop them off to:

Acharacle Primary School,

Acharacle,

Argyll.

PH36 4JU

Delicraft & 3WMonkeys

Free coffee grinds!

For all those composters out there in Lochaber, you can ask Delicraft and the cafe they also run at 3Three Wise Monkeys climbing wall for their coffee grinds to add to your heap, they will happily give you them!

Three Wise Monkeys

Fassifern Road
Fort William
PH33 6QX

Tel: 01397 600200
team@threewisemonkeysclimbing.com

 

Deli Craft

61 High Street

Fort William,

Highland

Call 01397 698100

http://www.delicraft.co.uk/

New Start Highland

They take unwanted items such as furniture, kitchen utensils, bicycles & electric items. You can leave items at the Fort William Recycling centre in the New Start container if New Start are closed. 

Unit 39A
Ben Nevis Industrial Estate
Fort William PH33 6PR

Opening Times:
Tues-Sat: 10am-4pm
(Closed 12:30-1pm for lunch)

Phone 01397 701624

http://www.newstarthighland.org/shops/ben-nevis-industrial-estate-fort-william

Acharacle Reuse Shed

They take unwanted furniture, material, books, tools, musical instruments, electrical goods, bikes and any other items suitable for reuse.

Collection and delivery can be arranged, or to drop off goods please contact Acharacle Community Company office (01967 431508) or Robert (07974 898886)

Opening Times:
Wednesdays 11.30 – 1.30pm
Saturday 10 – 12 noon.

http://www.acharacle.org.uk/Reuse/Reuse.html

British Heart Foundation  

Donate any unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories, toys & trinkets. Can’t get down to the store why not book a free collection:  https://www.bhf.org.uk/shop/donating-goods/free-collection-of-clothes-books-and-more

99 High Street,

Fort William,

PH33 6DG

Opening times: Mon to Sat 9.30 – 5.00, Sunday 12 – 4.00

Phone: 01397706182

Blythswood

Furniture (Please note that mattresses, chairs and sofas should all have a fire label attached with the British Standards code – BS 7177)
Clothing and footwear, handbags and belts
Soft furnishings (bedding, curtains etc)
Food (tins and packets with use by date of at least six months)
CDs, DVD’s, Books and Mobile Phones
Toys
Tools

In some areas they take prams and bicycles – contact your local depot for clarification. Please note they do not accept TVs or fridges.

Shopping Centre/Glenloy Rd,

Fort William

PH33 7DR

Opening Hours: 10am – 4pm

Phone: 01397 701516

Highand Hospice

Donations of quality clothing and items.

25 High Street
Fort William
PH33 6DH

Shop Tel No: 01397 701448

Monday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm
Email: s.cooper@highlandhospice.org.uk

PDSA

Items you can donate:

  • Womenswear
  • Menswear
  • Childrenswear
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Toys
  • Books
  • DVDs, CDs, Records
  • Homewares
  • Furniture*
  • Electricals*

*Please check with your local shop before donating furniture and electrical items as not all of our shops will hold them due to space constraints.

40 High Street

Fort William

Highland

PH33 6AH

01397 703935

Re- Act Lochaber

Please check their Facebook page for items that they need donated:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/879047652145031/

Community Tool Share

Organizing a community clean up or gardening day why not contact Fort William Town Team who have a community tool share full of lots of useful tools including litter picks, hoes, spades, shovels and lots more.

https://www.facebook.com/FortWilliamTownTeam/

Contact: Sue@andykeen.co.uk

Toy Library

Toy library – a whole room full of toys – has been helpful for over three hundred local families and organisations.

Its a simple concept for a nominal £1 administration fee when you first register, you can ‘borrow’ toys from the Toy Library for up to a month at a time. The library has toys for children aged 12 and under, with a special selection for kids with additional needs.

For more information  see  attached toy library membership form, or get in touch with VAL.

An Drochaid
Claggan Road
Fort William
PH33 6PH

Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9-5pm.

Tel: 01397 706044

The Attic Window 

They run craft classes (using recycled felt, wool, fabric & buttons) including how to make rag rugs, patchwork quilts and learning how to knit,sew and felt. Check out their Facebook page for more information on upcoming classes.

If you have any unwanted felt, wool, fabric, clothing, buttons, zips or anything crafty they will happily take it off your hands!

76 High Street

Fort William

https://www.facebook.com/pg/theatticwindow1/about/?ref=page_internal

Phone: 07881 840953

Email: theatticwindow1@gmail.com

Repair:

Fort William Men’s Shed

Have an item you can’t fix how about bring it along to the local Men’s Shed to see if they can give you a hand?! They have a wide range of tools and expertise among them!

Unit 14 Blar Mor Industrial Estate,

Fort William

Opening Times: Mon, Wed & Fri :10am -4pm.

Phone: 01397 706182

Email: fwms9a2@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/Fort-William-Mens-Shed-851242311563385/

Nevis Cycles 

Bike repair services.

https://www.neviscycles.com/repairs/

Nevis Cycles Ltd‎
Lochy Crescent
Inverlochy, Fort William, Inverness-shire PH33 6NG

info@neviscycles.com

01397 705555

Open 9:00 to 17:30, 7 days a week, all year round.

Witch’s Trails Hire Shop from the Nevis Range gondola station, open 7 days from late March to October, 09:30am to 17:00