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The met office in Edinburgh closed the weather station in Plockton at the end of February 19.  Volunteers have read the weather there every day for more than 60 years. The nearest station is at Achnagart Glenshiel, which is automatic.

The weather at Plockton during February meant there was five inches of rain. The warmest day was 17.7C, compared with 10.7C in 2018. Fifteen days had temperatures in double figures. The coldest night was -2C.

Lochan presented a Mull Theatre production, The Electrifying Mr Johnston, by Robert Dawson Scott in Plockton Hall on February 26.

Despite very strong opposition at a public meeting last October, notices have now gone up in Plockton stating that cows will once again roam in the village after an absence of 15 years.

At the SW Ross Scottish Community Drama Festival over February 22 and 23, four plays were presented, two from Stornoway and one each from Lochcarron and Plockton. The winners were Plockton.