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Dun Coillich Hill to Celebrate 20th Anniversary with Bioblitz

This weekend marks 20 years since the community purchased the land at Dun Coillich hill to the East of Schiehallion.  To celebrate, the Highland Perthshire Communities Land Trust (HPCLT) is organising a bioblitz which involves looking for and recording the variety of wildlife and plants which can be found on the hill.  The event is …

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Stagecoach Providing Free Bus Travel for Armed Forces Day

Stagecoach has confirmed that free travel will be available for military and ex-military personnel to celebrate Armed Forces Day.  Free bus travel will be available to serving personnel wearing their uniform, carrying a military ID card and to veterans carrying a medal or veteran’s badge.  Anyone in Highland Perthshire who qualifies will be able to …

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Less Than One Week Left to Complete Aberfeldy Development Trust Housing Survey

Residents of Aberfeldy and the surrounding areas of Dull, Weem, Strathtay, Grandtully, Logierait and Ballinluig have less than a week to complete the Aberfeldy Development Trust’s Housing Survey. The survey is open to all current residents, local business and anyone who is considering returning or relocating to the area. The survey closes on Sunday 26th …

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RMT Strikes to Cause Disruption to ScotRail Services in Highland Perthshire

RMT members of Network Rail will go on strike this week on the 21st, 23rd and 25th of June, causing disruption to services across Scotland. During the strike days only a very limited number of services will be operated by Scotrail with all these trains running inside the Central Belt, meaning there will be no …

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Pitlochry Community Hospital Inpatients Ward to Reopen This Month

After being closed earlier in the year, the Inpatient Ward at the Pitlochry Community Hospital will be reopening with four of the nine beds on the 20th June. In early January the decision was made by the Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership to temporarily close the ward, due to long-standing staffing and …

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Forestry and Land Scotland Issue Bird Flu Advice to Forest Visitors

Forestry and Land Scotland have issued advise to all visitors to their forest destinations, including Faskally, Drummond Hill, and Craigvinean, advising them to avoid touching dead or apparently dying birds. The advice comes in response to an increase in the number of reports of dead birds being found across Scotland, with the locations ranging from …

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