Mull gets a visit…from you know who

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Mull Crisis Management group stepped in to help Father Christmas make a flying visit this year amid the doom and gloom of the pandemic.

Councillor Mary-Jean Devon made it happen and the group was keen for a bit of positivity on the island with so many events written off this year.

Santa on tour

Utilising the power of Zoom, villages in Tobermory, Salen, Dervaig and Craignure all linked-up to co-ordinate a whistle-stop tour for the big man who brought a spectacular lightshow with him.

And the Ross of Mull did not miss out as a ‘Santa path’ was created to help link the communities.

It’s him: Santa at the Ross of Mull

Among those to participate were Liz Davidson in Tobermory aided by Mary-Jean, Sarah Smith and Penny Goode.

Duties in Craignure were led by Helen Dewar, while Helen McWalter and Kerry Mitchell took care of Salen.

Many more contributed and helped out and it saw positive comments pour in from  over-the-moon parents with wide-eyed wee ones who unanimously declared his sudden arrival ‘fantastic’.

The light fantastic: Santa on Mull