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A coffee morning in the Plockton Inn on Saturday March 11 has raised more than £400 for the village play area.

Eighty-year-old William Fraser received a presentation at the Kyle Free Church on April 2. The congregation wished to thank Mr Fraser for all the work he does for the church in Kyle and Plockton.

On a cold but dry morning, around 30 people attended the annual Easter Sunday open air service in Plockton, where Rev Roddie Rankin and Dave Mockett officiated.

Residents enjoyed a performance from Skye folk singer Ella Munro and her band who played at Plockton Hall on Tuesday April 4 as part of their tour around Scotland.

During March in Plockton, there were four inches of rain, the same as in January and February. Only 10 dry days were recorded. The warmest day in the village was 16C and coldest night was -1C.

Work on a Plockton playpark can finally get under way. At the group’s annual general meeting on Wednesday April 5, playpark committee chairwoman Marlene MacLean said it was now in a position to finally start work. Office bearers were re-elected and three new members joined the committee.

Among recent deaths with Lochalsh connections was Murdo MacLeod from Kyle, Ron Gillespie Balmacara, and John Graham and Peter Beaton both from Plockton.