Adam Robertson

Guided Walking Tours of Dun Coillich Hill this Weekend

Two guided walking tours of the Dùn Coillich hill to the east of Schiehallion are taking place this Saturday. Alongside the guided walks, there will be a butterfly workshop running on 17th May.  The walks are the first in a series of activities being run by the Highland Perthshire Communities Land Trust (HPCLT). The HPCLT is celebrating …

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Covid vaccine to be offered to all five to 11-year-olds in Wales, minister says

NHS Reminder for Shingles and Pneumococcal Vaccines

NHS Tayside are reminding residents of Highland Perthshire about the availability of both the pneumococcal and shingles vaccine.  People aged 65 or over and those with specific health conditions are eligible for the pneumococcal vaccine. This helps to protect against a form of bacterial meningitis as well as other conditions like ear infections.  Those aged …

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Highland Perthshire Butcher wins National Award

Image Credit: Echo PR A Blair Atholl butcher’s pork and apple sausage has picked up an award for ‘most innovative’ sausage at the meat industry’s toughest and most high-profile product evaluations.  The Smithfield Star Awards presented the butcher with the top prize in the ‘Innovative Sausage’ category. The entries were evaluated using a 1-, 2- …

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Deadline for Postal Vote Applications this Tuesday

Residents of Highland Perthshire planning on voting by post in the upcoming council elections must have registered to do so by 5pm on Tuesday 19th April.  Whilst social distancing guidelines will still be in place at polling stations across the country, many may feel more comfortable choosing to vote by post.  Anyone who has already applied …

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Several Residents Object to Holiday Lets Planning Application

Several residents have raised concerns over a planning application which is proposing to turn the Aberfeldy Cottage Hospital into holiday lets.  The application was submitted in December and received validation by Perth and Kinross Council last month.  The developers have applied for the formation of three holiday accommodation units, the erection of four holiday accommodation …

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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Set to Patrol Countryside

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is working alongside the council’s ranger team to patrol the countryside and prevent accidents.  They will be ensuring the environment is kept tidy and make sure everyone is kept safe and that visitors understand what is expected of them.  The SFRS go out on Fridays and Saturdays, alternating …

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