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Pitlochry Community Hospital Inpatient Unit Closes

Photo credit: Richard West The GP inpatient ward at Pitlochry Community Hospital will be temporarily closed from the 3rd of January, 2022, The Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership has announced. This is due to long-standing staffing and recruitment difficulties in rural areas, particularly within Highland Perthshire. The ongoing impact of the COVID-19 …

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GP shortage in poorer areas ‘could widen health inequalities’

NHS Urges Public to “Be Prepared” for Hogmanay Weekend

After an exceptionally busy Christmas weekend for NHS 24 staff, the NHS is encouraging the public to take necessary preparations this Hogmanay – as GP practices will be closed until Wednesday the 5th of January. Medical Director Dr Laura Ryan said: “We’re now planning for the Hogmanay weekend, which we know will also be busy, …

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Mountaineering Scotland Offers Advice on Enjoying the Outdoors Safely

Photo Credit: Mountaineering Scotland Mountaineering Scotland is offering their advice on how you can stay safe this Christmas in the outdoors. They’re breaking their advice down into preparation, equipment and knowing what to do in the event of a problem in the hills, mountains or anywhere outdoors. Firstly, they’re saying that it’s important to check …

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Clan Donnachaidh Welcome Invitations to their Youth Award

LISTEN: Gillespie Robertson explains what the award is all about Scotland’s oldest clan are looking for nominations from Pitlochry for their annual young person of the year award. The Clan Donnachaidh society who can trace their heritage back over 700 years and have links to Robert the Bruce a former king of Scotland. The society …

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Christmas Card Delivery Raises Over £1,000 for Senior Citizens Bus

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba Volunteers have raised over £1,000 for the Pitlochry senior citizens bus which helps give older people trips during the day. The volunteers helped to deliver Christmas cards throughout Pitlochry for a suggested donation of 30 pence, which operated out of Victoria’s Restaurant, and raised a total of £1,341.65. Cath …

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Crowdfunder Raises Money for Aberfeldy Hogmanay Festival

Photo Credit: Anthony After COVID cancelled this part year’s celebrations, the Aberfeldy Hogmanay Party is back and is looking for support from the community to make it happen. Perthshire Light and Sound is helping to organise the event which has permission from the Council to go ahead, they’re hoping their Go Fund Me campaign can …

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Pitlochry and Moulin Community Council Meeting (13th of December)

The Pitlochry and Moulin Community Council will be having their next meeting, at 7:30pm on Monday, the 13th of December, 2021. The meeting will take place over the Zoom video platform. (The meeting was formerly due to take place at the Atholl Centre in Pitlochry, but this has now been changed.) Residents are welcome to …

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Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council

Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council Meeting (13th of December)

The Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council will be having their next meeting, at 7:00pm on Monday, the 13th of December, 2021. Residents are welcome to offer their input into the meeting. Anybody wishing to join should e-mail dbcc.correspondence@gmail.com at their earliest convenience. The meeting will take place over the Zoom video platform. Residents can join …

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