Plockton and Lochalsh news

Huge amounts of seaweed have been washed up on Plockton foreshore. NO F07 Plockton news
Huge amounts of seaweed have been washed up on Plockton foreshore. NO F07 Plockton news

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Congratulations to Edmund and Irene Mackenzie, Plockton, who celebrated their golden wedding on February 6.

Sam Bilner, in conjunction with the Plockton Past and Present Facebook page, decided to make a calendar of Plockton views for charity, inviting people to enter a competition by sending them their photos to see what photos would make it into the calendar.

Twelve photos were chosen and 100 calendars were made.  All 100 were sold and the profit of £781.06 was given to Kyleakin Connections.

Due to very strong east and north east winds over the past two weeks, and no sign of change, huge amounts of seaweed have been washed up on Plockton foreshore.

Charlie M MacRae, who has lived by the foreshore all his life, said it was the most he had ever seen. He feared it may not move and will rot in the summer.

Deaths recently with Lochalsh, Glenshiel and Glenelg connections were Eleanor Macfadyen, Kyle; Tom Tasker, Kyle; Ian Davies, Plockton; Farquhar Macrae,  Inverinate; Lousie Matheson, Glenshiel; Jean Simpson, Plockton; and Chris Main Glenelg. Sympathy is expressed to sorrowing relatives.

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Huge amounts of seaweed have been washed up on Plockton’s foreshore.

NO F07 Plockton news