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Basil Death Trust Offers Grant of £3,000 for Local Groups

LISTEN: William Jackson and Irene Masterton explain what the Basil Death Trust does After he passed away, businessman Basil Death, pronounced like teeth, left a trust in his legacy which aims to help local groups in need of some financial support. Settling down in Strathtay, he instructed William Jackson to chair the trust which he …

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Hillwalkers Warned: “Don’t Get Left in the Dark”

With dark nights drawing in, walkers in Highland Perthshire are being reminded not to get caught out in the night without a torch. Mountaineering Scotland is warning hillwalkers and outdoor enthusiasts to be sure they are well armed with the equipment they need to keep themselves safe this winter. Mountain Safety Advisor, Heather Morning, said: …

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Local Businesses are Hitting Out Against Brexit

LISTEN: Andrew Symington explains how Brexit is impacting his business Local businesses in Highland Perthshire are hitting out against the results of Brexit as some face staff shortages and supply chain issues. Elizabeth Yule Transport say they are facing a shortage of drivers and both Taiga Upland and Edradour Distillery are suffering from staff and …

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Tay Cities Region Loses Out on UK City of Culture 2025 Shortlisting

The Perth and Kinross Council, alongside three other authorities, but the Tay Cities Region forward for the UK City of Culture 2025, however, they did not make the shortlist. Now the four authorities are looking at how they can collaborate in the future to connect their cultural ties despite the news from the UK Government’s …

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Essential Bike Skills Being Taught in Aberfeldy Tomorrow

LISTEN: Emma Burtles explains what’s involved in essential cycling skills The Upper Tay Transport Group (UTTG) is organising an essential bike training day in Aberfeldy tomorrow as part of their effort to encourage more active travel in the area. They’ll be starting at 10am at the Aberfeldy Town Hall & Locus Centre tomorrow morning. Emma …

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Carers offered Covid-19 jab as vaccine programme enters new phase

Booster Jab to be Given out Community Vaccination Centres

NHS Tayside is offering the flu jab this month alongside a booster jab, for eligible patients, to help alleviate the stress on the NHS this winter. They’ll be offering the booster jab be by a blue envelope for appointments at community vaccination centres.   NHS Tayside’s Associate Director for Public Health, Dr Daniel Chandler, said: “Flu …

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