Plock­ton

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

PLOCK­TON play area com­mit­tee held a Hal­lowe’en disco in Plock­ton Hall on Fri­day Oc­to­ber 28.

Thirty-three chil­dren at­tended the event which raised £165 for play area funds.

The fol­low­ing morn­ing, the chil­dren’s party com­mit­tee held a cof­fee morn­ing in Plock­ton hall which raised £ 530. THE SEC­OND an­nual Plock­ton clean-up was held on Satur­day Oc­to­ber 29.

Chil­dren from the pri­mary school helped with the tidy up fill­ing three skips. A PLOCK­TON cou­ple cel­e­brated their golden wed­ding an­niver­sary last month.

Mr and Mrs Gerry Hen­der­son from the Haven Ho­tel cel­e­brated the mile­stone by invit­ing vil­lagers to a func­tion in the Plock­ton Hall.

Ad­die Harper and his band from Wick sup­plied the mu­sic and there was an ex­cel­lent buf­fet. PLOCK­TON and District Com­mu­nity Coun­cil met in Plock­ton Hall on Mon­day Oc­to­ber 10.

The main item dis­cussed was roads. It was also noted work in Har­bour Street had not been com­pleted and that Innes Street and the Airstrip Road need ur­gent at­ten­tion. PLOCK­TON Small Boat Sail­ing Club ended the sum­mer sea­son with its an­nual gen­eral meet­ing.

Twenty mem­bers at­tended the meet­ing in Plock­ton Hall. Trea­surer Ian Tay­lor sub­mit­ted a ‘sat­is­fac­tory re­port’ and noted 17 more mem­bers had joined the club.

Nine of­fice-bear­ers were ap­pointed and eight com­mit­tee mem­bers elected.

Robin Smith was se­lected as com­modore. Robin’s fa­ther and two brothers were pre­vi­ously com­modores at the club.

Other ap­point­ments were: vice com­modore Ruth Scott; trea­surer Ian Tay­lor; rac­ing and sail­ing sec­re­tary Alexan­der Macken­zie; main in­struc­tor Tris­tan Southall; time­keeper Sarah Bruce; wel­fare of­fi­cer Fiona Macken­zie and so­cial sec­re­tary Is­lay Macrae.

Sec­re­tary will be Neil Macrae, whose fa­ther held the po­si­tion from 1969-1987.

Next year’s re­gatta fort­night will be held from July 24 to Au­gust 5. LAST month Plock­ton saw only 1.5 inches of rain which equalled the amount in June.

There were 19 dry days with tem­per­a­tures reach­ing 18°C on the warm­est days and 2°C on the cold­est.

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