A merry crustacean Christmas

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Tarbert’s stunning Christmas ‘tree’ of creels has been an outstanding success, providing an appropriate centrepiece to a village with a rich fishing heritage.

The imaginative and colourful sculpture has received widespread acclaim, but this week our regular contributor Ann Thomas muses that the tree’s popularity may also extend beneath the waves.

Just maybe it means a merry Christmas for a few of the inhabitants of Loch Fyne and West Loch Tarbert.