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Perth Starts 2023 with the Return of Their Chinese New Year Celebrations

Perth’s Chinese New Year Celebrations will return this weekend to see in the Year of the Rabbit. On Sunday 22nd of January, Perth and Kinross Council are inviting everyone to an afternoon of celebrations starting with a parade and continuing with crafts, entertainment, a funfair and circus skills. Councillor Peter Barrett, Equalities Lead with Perth …

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Police Scotland Seeking Public Views to Help Inform Local Policing

Police Scotland is continuing to meet the needs of their communities it serves by running a public engagement survey to gather feedback to help them improve how they deliver policing services in local communities. The survey is looking to understand the views and priorities of Scotland’s diverse communities to help inform how Police Scotland respond …

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School system is ‘failing’ on multiple fronts – report

School Strike Action to go Ahead in Perth and Kinross After Pay Offer Rejected

School strikes across Perth and Kinross will go ahead this week after talks involving the Scottish Government, council leaders and teaching unions failed to produce an improved deal. As a result, the action planned in Perth and Kinross for tomorrow, Tuesday 17th of January, will go ahead as planned with all nurseries, primary and secondary …

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Perth Royal Infirmary Introduces New Bronchoscopy Test

Respiratory patients living in Highland Perthshire can now access a new specialist bronchoscopy test at the Perth Royal Infirmary (PRI). The Endobronchial ultrasound scan with transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS TBNA) test, was previously available to patients at Ninewells Hospital, but thanks to the recruitment of a respiratory consultant as part of the EBUS TBNA service …

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Perth Samaritans Aiming to Bust ‘Blue Monday’ Myth with ‘Brew Monday’

Perth Samaritans are looking to dispel the idea that the third Monday of January is the saddest day of the year, with the day often referred to as “Blue Monday’. The charity are flipping the day on its head and turning it into something meaningful by running “Brew Monday’, which encourages friends and family to …

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Free Life Saving Course to be run by Heartstart Discovery This Month

Highland Perthshire residents are being invited to take part in a free two-hour emergency life support training session in Perth this month. The course will be run by Heartstart Discovery on Saturday 28th of January 2023 from 10am until 12 noon, and will teach its participants the skills needed to save a life. Helen Brady, …

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