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University of Highlands and Islands ‘Puts Back’ £4 for £1 Spent in Local Economy

LISTEN: Professor Crichton Lang explains why the report was commissioned and what it means for local economies Ahead of celebrating tens years of official University status, the University of Highlands and Island’s (UHI) found that its partnership contributes nearly half a billion to Scotland’s rural economy. After commissioning a report to investigate the economic impact …

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Bob Benson Appears on BBC’s Landward Demonstrating Outdoor Access for People with Disabilities

Bob Benson, who has experienced a life long disability, brought the BBC’s Landward team up into Highland Perthshire to enjoy the countryside footpaths in Kinloch Rannoch. After talks with the local landowner, and a grant from the Community Environmental Challenge Fund, the five-year work in progress finally pulled off when Bob and his wife, Annie, …

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Free Festive Parking Proposed as Christmas Comes Closer

LISTEN: John Duff explains the plans proposing free festive parking ahead of the shopping season In the coming meeting of Perth and Kinross Council’s Environment & Infrastructure Committee, Councillors will be asked to consider offering free parking on Saturdays in the run-up to Christmas. That would mean Saturday’s from 5 November through to 26 December …

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Perth Museum and Art Gallery Nominated for Conservation Award

Perth Museum and Art Gallery has been nominated for the International Institute for an esteemed award for their work in the conservation of artefacts. Conservation in Action: Saving the Perth Mummy is the display which has won them the nomination for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Work Keck Award. Anna Zwagerman, Conservation Officer at …

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‘Please Keep Rossi’s Story Out There’ says Missing Pets Perth and Kinross Scotland

LISTEN: Katie McCandless-Thomas shares the story of Rossi the Labrador who went missing and what can be done to help find her Recently a dog which matches the description of a Labrador who went missing after an accident in Dunkeld has been reported in the area. Rossi, the missing Labrador, disappeared after loosing her footing …

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Pitlochry’s Rotary Club Continues the Fight Against Polio

LISTEN: Ian Moyes and Clive Bridges discuss the work and awareness of the Rotary Club in eradicating Polio This week marks Polio Awareness Week and Pitlochry’s Rotary Club joined Heartland Multimedia to discuss what’s being done about it and why it’s still an important issue to raise today. Polio is a life threatening disease which …

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Coronavirus Has Left the UK with ‘So Many Lessons to be Learnt’ Say’s MP Pete Wishart

LISTEN: Pete Wishart shares the findings of the Coronavirus in Scotland second report In response to the Coronavirus in Scotland report Highland Perthshire MP, Pete Wishart, ‘suggests to the governments [of the united Kingdom] that they get together to ensure that if we do meet another crisis like that, much more important working operations are …

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‘Cheeky’ Hay Bale Art off the A9 Tells and Important Message for Mental Health

LISTEN: Jillian Kennedy explains the message behind the SAYC bale art Drivers passing by Logierait have ‘kept one eye on the road and one eye on the field’ taking notice of the eye-catching hay bale art set up by local young farmers. As part of the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs annual Hay Bale …

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Culture Perth Offers Online Access for Highland Perthshire

Culture Perth are offering access to their Highland Perthshire libraries by taking bookings in advance to save a slot with a PC. Breadalbane, Blairgowrie, Loch Leven & Strathearn Community Libraries and the A K Bell library offer this service to anyone who phones and books in advance. People looking to get in touch with Culture …

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