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MSP’s Explore Working from Home Alternative to OVO Redundancy

RF._.studio After OVO Energy announced that they are planning to cut back on 1,700 jobs across the UK, with 700 on the line in their Perth Office, through voluntary redundancy, MSPs are working to protect local employees. Conservative MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Murdo Fraser is investigating the possibility of offering local employees the …

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NHS Tayside Arms Itself Against COVID with Newly Approved Treatment

Pixabay NHS Tayside is now treating people with specific health conditions using a new approach approved nearly one month ago. They’re using monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19 and so far they’ve screened over 500 patients, delivering 100 treatments. Dr Monica Doyle, Clinical Director of Unscheduled Medicine, said, “It has been excellent to see so many …

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Tummel Bridge Local Encourages Highland Perthshire to Donate Spoons to Africa

LISTEN: Lillian Mackenzie explains why a simple spoons makes such a difference Lillian Mackenzie retired 11 years ago, and since then she’s been out to make a difference. Right now, she’s calling on everyone across Highland Perthshire to scour their drawers for spare spoons which would find a welcome home in Africa. After spending time …

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Nicola Sturgeon expected to be re-elected as Scotland

Lifting Omicron Restrictions Eases Rules for Highland Perthshire Hospitality

The first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced that the rules set over Christmas on hospitality will come to an end next week. From January 24, hospitality will no longer need to socially distance, indoor events can resume and night clubs are reopening. The First Minister said: “Given the improving situation – and as I said last …

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NHS Tayside Launch App to Help Support Children in Hospital

NHS Tayside are trying to make hospital visits a less scary time for both parents and children by offering more information when visiting. The app is called ‘one stop’ and It provides all the information needed by children and families when visiting Ward 30 / Children’s surgical unit for an operation or an anaesthetic.  Dr …

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Donation Boosts Tayside Mountain Rescue’s Fleet

The Enchanted Forest is giving back to the people who keep Highland Perthshire’s countryside a safe place to venture. A £10,000 donation to the team is allowing them to replace their nine year old Land Rover with a new custom-built Ford Ranger. Kevin Linklater, President of Tayside Mountain Rescue, said: “This state-of-the-art vehicle is great …

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Farmers Urged to Take Part in Seasonal Workers Survey

The National Farmers Union of Scotland (NFUS) are asking all horticultural and potato growers to have their say on the government’s seasonal workers pilot programme (SWP). The seasonal workers pilot programme allows people from other countries to temporally work in specific horticultural roles. Now, Her Majesty’s Government is announcing that the number of visa’s available …

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Highland Perthshire Politicians React to Boris Johnson Apology

Highland Perthshire politicians are calling for resignation of the Prime Minister Boris Johnson after he admitted to attending a party at 10 Downing Street on May 20 last year. Boris Johnson took accountability on Wednesday at Prime Ministers Questions for attending the event in the gardens of Downing Street on the eve of the Duke …

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Phase One of Inveralmond Round About Improvements Start Today

Roadworks are starting today to improve the stretch of road between the Inveralmond and McDiarmid Junction. BEAR Scotland are going to be working on improving defects on the road between the junctions as well as the landscape. To carry out these works, BEAR Scotland are closing part of the road, a spokesperson explained: “The closure …

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