PLOCKTON’S community telephone directory has been updated and proceeds from its sale donated to three good causes.
Sales of the directory, which is produced by Mary Gollan and Hugh MacQuarrie, raised £600 which has been split evenly between a prostate cancer charity, Kyleakin Connections and Plockton Badminton Club.
Plockton and District Community Council met in Plockton Hall on Tuesday May 2.
Among the items discussed was the poor state of Innes Street. Highland Council had promised two years ago it would move the Plockton sign at the entrance to the village to the south side of Burnside, but this has never been done. It was also noted bridge improvements opposite the high school have not been carried out.
Kyle and Lochalsh Community Trust (KLCT) also met this month. A representative from Plockton and District Community Council, along with three representatives from Plockton Harbour Community Interest Company, attended the meeting where it was confirmed that KLCT articles of association include the Plockton district and the whole of Lochalsh.
However it was noted no consultation was undertaken with Plockton and District Community Council prior to its formation. As a development officer is currently being recruited, it was pointed out that part of their role should be to increase engagement with the rest of the community councils in Lochalsh, not only Kyle. The next meeting of the group will be the AGM on Tuesday June 13.
In April, Plockton saw 3.5 inches of rain with only eight dry days. The warmest day was 14°C and the coolest was 0.9°C.