News and Events

The local place plan project based on Live Life Morvern is now live with consultation events planned in July.
The café is of huge importance socially, culturally and financially to the local community for the well-being of those who live here, supporting local businesses and bringing people together. For these reasons Morvern Community Development Company are keen to keep it open. In light of the above and in recognition that the café is of social value first and foremost MCDC are proposing to contract MCTC to manage the community hub café and employ a café manager so that the community hub café can open again as soon as possible and remain open throughout the winter.
MCDC is recruiting for a pivotal role which will be an integral link between the operational team of MCDC, MCTC and Morvolts and the three respective boards. The purpose of this role is to support the operational team whilst drive strategic planning, and provide solutions to identified gaps in process at a strategic level whilst supporting with operational solutions.
MCDC is recruiting for a dedicated Housing Project Officer to support the company with realising the ambitious Phase 2 Housing Project constructing 10 family homes in Lochaline.
The May 2024 MCDC Newsletter has now been published and is available to read online or there are paper copies which can be found in the meeting room of the Hub from Friday 17th May afternoon. If you would like to receive future copies by email, please sign up to the mailing list by emailing
As part of an on-going series of day in the life stories, we share the day in the life of the admin assistant.
Thank you to Morvern Watersports Club who are based by the Harbour and who have kindly contributed the following article about their recent news.
After several years of providing us with delicious bakes and lunches Annemie has stepped down from running Café L.A. Our thanks go to her and her whole team for all of the hard work they put in over the years and for making the café such a success with visitors and locals alike.
In our February newsletter we published introductions to each of our new MCDC directors. In this edition we are delighted to be able to re-introduce three existing directors who have kindly provided an introduction to themselves in their own words. If you would like to contact any of the MCDC directors, please email and your message will be passed on.
MCDC is recruiting for a dedicated Housing Project officer to support the company with realising the ambitious Phase 2 Housing Project constructing 10 family homes in Lochaline.
MCDC Group of Companies is looking for a minute secretary.
Congratulations to everyone at PAS and Live Life Morvern Steering Group for winning the Overall Award at the Scottish Government's Scottish Planning Innovation Award.
Morvern Community Trading Company (MCTC) are currently looking for a new tenant to take on the running of our local café which is in a beautiful community owned building right in the heart of our coastal village.
Continued public consultation on the Morvern Land Management Plan by Forestry and Land Scotland.
HIE has launched a study into demand for commercial property in the region. They are looking for responses from any business or organisation with land or property plans.
MCDC has published its February newsletter bringing you all the latest news from MCDC and updates from several of our on-going projects.
We are now on Instagram and have a new Facebook page.
MCDC is looking into whether there is sufficient interest to consider setting up a new oil club.
Introductions to your new MCDC Board Directors who joined at the recent AGM.
At the recent AGM four of our hardworking directors stood down from the Board. MCDC is very grateful to each of them for the significant amount of time and energy they gave to the community during their time as director.
We are thrilled to announce that our local community plan, Live Life Morvern, has been shortlisted for the Scottish Planning Innovation Awards.
Morvern Community Development Company will hold its board meeting in public on Wednesday, 7th February 2024. 7.30pm Lochaline Village Hall. All welcome.
Urram have been working with Communities Housing Trust over the last few months, to conduct a housing needs assessment of the five community council areas (Acharacle, Ardgour, Morvern, Sunart and West Ardnamurchan) This survey will inform a strategy to improve housing and care provision in our area. The survey is for every household, whether or not you are in need of a house, and we really do appreciate you taking a short time to fill it in.
We are inviting expressions of interest from the community to run the café business. If you are interested, please contact for a pack that will give you more details about the lease and equipment and any questions you have that MCTC can answer.
UHI are conducting some research to gain an understanding of of how UHI centres can best serve the needs of communities.
Social Care Provision in West Lochaber