AGM + Fair Trade Talk

Join us for Tuesday 27th Nov 7 PM at the Duncansburgh Church New Hall for Lochaber Environmental Group’s AGM and a talk by Sasha McKinlay on the new Fair Trade Town Campaign “Fairtrade and Fort William: How to be a Conscious Consumer”. There will be tea, coffee and homemade cake, all welcome.

We are looking for new directors! If you are interested in making Lochaber more sustainable and can commit to 10 meetings a year, we’d like to hear from you. To find out more get in touch on or call 01397 700090.

Lochaber Environmental Group AGM 2018

Could Fort William be a Fairtrade town?  Do you know the difference between Fair Trade and Fairtrade? We will be featuring a very short film on the subject after the formal part of the proceedings.

Tuesday 27 Nov 2017, 7pm at the Duncansburgh Mackintosh Hall (to the west of the church on the parade.

There will be tea, coffee and homemade cake available.

  • Welcome and apologies
  • Minutes of the last meeting
  • Chairman’s report
  • Annual accounts – available at the meeting
  • Election of board

One third of the board retire by rotation so Andrew Squire and Martyn Green retire but are both prepared to stand again.

Andrew Baldrey was co-opted during the year and we would like the meeting to confirm him as a director

Benny MacDonald wishes to retire after many years on the LEG board as treasurer. We would like to thank Benny and invite nominations for a new board director to replace him.

We are looking for a treasurer.

If you have an interest in the environment and time for 10 meetings a year and the occasional few hours between, we would love to hear from you.

  1. AOB

Close of formal business

“Go, Grow and Glow” project April 2018 – March 2020 funded by Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund

Hear from Christine, Zach and Stephen what they have been doing in the new project, from helping people grow, refurbishing bikes to hosting Elecrtric Road Show.

Sign up for an energy survey for your home or sign your business up for an energy health check.

Do you know somebody who would like to adopt a refurbished bike?


“Fairtrade and Fort William: How to be a conscious consumer” by Sacha McKinlay

Do you know the difference between Fairtrade and Fair Trade? Found out about how you can make better choices as a consumer and hear more about the new Fairtrade Town Campaign. We will show a short video on How Fairtrade is Green followed by a talk from Sasha.


Display of energy monitors, recycling bags and information.


Been to a grow day? Driven an electric car? Got a free compost bin? Saved money through LEG?

PLEASE COME ALONG AND BRING A FRIEND. LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING, so we know how much cake to make – email

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