News from Plockton and Lochalsh

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Plockton and District Horticultural and Arts and Crafts Society held a workshop in Plockton hall on December 11 titled Donald’s Festive Workshop.  Donald Mackintosh from Inverinate taught 14 members how to make a perfect decoration.  Wine and mince pies were served.

On December 17 a large crowd attended Plockton High School when Plockton Primary School presented its panto, The Xmas Wish, which was very much enjoyed by the audience.

On December 19, a Christmas service was held in the Plockton Free Church when Plockton Primary School children all took part in carol singing and readings.

The Lochalsh branch of Royal British Legion Scotland distributed 20 food parcels in their area for Christmas.

The biggest attraction in Plockton during the festive season is the home of Ewen and Sybil Cameron, at 2 Frithard Road, which has the most lights in the area.

The AGM of Plockton Harbour CIC was held in Plockton hall on December 7, when 20 members attended. There were 28 apologies. Chairman Jimmy Ferguson gave a report on the year; Peter Davies presented the report on ongoing operations, mooring inspections and pontoon works; treasurer Gill Bennett presented an excellent report, which showed a profit on the year.  The existing directors resigned and were duly re-elected.

Recent deaths with local connections included Margaret Gordon, Inverness; Margaret Falconer, Dornie, and Donald Macrae, Glenshiel.