Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Island rangers could be part of a plan to improve visitors' experiences on Skye.

The option of a ranger service will be the subject of a one-day conference at Minginish Community Hall next month.

Skye residents and businesses will be asked for their views at the SkyeConnect-organised conference.

A community trust on Skye has received over £88,000 to enable the creation of extra parking spaces.

Portree and Braes Community Trust on Skye were awarded £88,390 in order to purchase the tennis courts at Bayfield for the purpose of turning them into extra parking spaces.

The Community Trust development is one of six projects in the Highlands to receive funding from the Scottish Land Fund.

Repair works are currently underway at the Kilt Rock car park - but has met with an unexpected set back.

The initial work began on Monday 16 September and was expected to take five working days.

However, a Highland Council spokesperson told Skye Times Online that “there has been an unforeseen delay associated with machinery which is currently awaiting repair.

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