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15/04/2019

Shared Vision Launched For Fort William And Lochaber

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A new shared vision has been published for Fort William and Lochaber.

The Fort William 2040 report (FW2040) includes a Vision, Masterplan and Delivery Programme all prepared with feedback gathered during a major public consultation last year.

FW2040 has been published as an innovative online 'Storymap' at www.highland.gov.uk/FW2040 and will provide easy access to information on the individual projects that various organisations, groups and businesses will be delivering. It is also aimed at pooling ideas and funding, and better coordinating investment and development opportunities.

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Councillor Allan Henderson, Chair of the Highland Council's Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee, said: "We are really grateful for the contribution people have made to drawing up the FW2040 vision and delivery programme. With this input FW2040 can now act as the joint mission statement for making Fort William and Lochaber a great place to live, work, invest and visit. We're asking for Scottish Government to help through their new Place Principle, and I really hope this will help make the case for infrastructure improvements now and for the future."

Alongside the new FW2040 report, an ongoing dialogue has been agreed which will involve communities working alongside elected Members to monitor the changes that are happening.  

The FW2040 report can be read in full here with an annual public engagement event set to take place this September.

(CM/JG)

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