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Police Scotland’s Mountain Rescue Report 20% Increase in Call Outs

Police Scotland are reminding hill walkers to take extra care and plan their walks ahead of time. A reported 20% increase in callouts by the mountain rescue team across the North East, Highlands and Tayside area, marks ‘their busiest period on record.’ Sergeant Peter Lorrain-Smith, Police Scotland’s mountain rescue co-ordinator, said: “Our message remains simple …

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Pitlochry Festival Theatre Offers Christmas Alternative for People outside Perth and Kinross

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre is preparing to welcome visitors to it’s Magic of Christmas experience which has been re-imagined to consider lockdown restrictions. Originally, the performance was going to be a ‘live experience’, however, with the COVID restrictions in place across Highland Perthshire, this is no longer possible. ‘In a way, it’s a bit like …

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Perth and Kinross Fund Cleans up Spate of Fly Tipping

Perth and Kinross Council are reminding landowners of a fund their offering to help stop and clean up fly-tipping across Highland Perthshire. PKC’s Fly-Tipping Fund aims to put a stop to the problem by clearing up waste left by other people and helping install measures determining the activity. A spokesperson for the council said: “Fly-tipping …

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The Pitlochry Festival Theatre Teams up with Renowned Theatre Group in Ambitious Project

LISTEN: Elizabeth Newman explains what the new project is all about The Pitlochry Festival Theatre is teaming up with Capital Theatres to start ‘the Musical Commissioning Hub’. Capital Theatres are the same people behind Edinburgh’s Festival and King’s Theatre’s and now they’re pairing up with Pitlochry’s own in the new scheme. The Musical Commissioning Hub …

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Police in Highland Perthshire Warn of Child Exploitation Online

Police in Highland Perthshire are warning of the dangers threatening children online across the area. In particular, they’re warning parents about how to spot the tell-tale signs of online grooming. Chief Inspector, Graham Binnie, said: “Help us to keep children safe and protect them from harm. Learn about the signs to look for that suggest …

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Perth and Kinross Council Want to Hear your Views on the next Budget

Perth and Kinross council are looking to hear the views of residents from across Highland Perthshire ahead of their next annual budget. This year, in particular, has been a hard year for the council who empathise their work in ‘administering support grants; distributing food and medicine; supporting home learning’ and more throughout the lockdown. Perth …

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Scams are out there Warns Pitlochry Neighbourhood Watch: ‘If it Looks Too Good to be True, Then it Probably is’

LISTEN: Cathy Marshall explains the threat scammers have on unsuspecting victims Fraud and deception are at the heart of the warning the Pitlochry Neighborhood Watch are hearing from Highland Perthshire and more broadly across Scotland. Fake emails pose as friends and family who ‘need support’ of one kind or other and online retailers are luring …

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