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Aberfeldy Multi Sports Festival and Middle- Distance Triathlon to Take Place This Weekend

After successfully running under Covid restrictions last year, the Aberfeldy Multi Sports Festival and Middle- Distance Triathlon are gearing up for their return this weekend free from restrictions. The events kick off on Saturday 20th of August from 10am with the 10km hill race us Drummond Hill, with Swimming in Loch Tay taking centre stage …

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Perth and Kinross Council Issue Advice Ahead of Bin Strike Planned for Next Weekend

Perth and Kinross Council have issued advice to those living in the council area, ahead of planned strikes by member of the GMB trade union who will be undertaking industrial action from Friday 26th of August until Monday 29th of August. The council are asking that residents put out their bins as normal, and if …

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Pitlochry Community Action Plan Theme Groups to Hold Meetings

The Pitlochry Community Action Plan groups for Theme Three, Town Enhancement and Traffic Management and Theme Four, Local Economy and Housing will be holding meeting over the coming days. The Theme Three group will be meeting at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre on Friday 19th of August at 12:30pm, while the Theme Four group will be …

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Government ‘confident’ people will get ‘bivalent’ jab in booster programme

Winter Vaccination Programme Now Underway for Over 65’s and Key Workers

Those in Highland Perthshire, over the age of 65 and those working in frontline health and social care will be first in line for a winter booster jab, as part of the plan to help protect the most vulnerable from Covid-19 and to help ease the pressure on hospitals over the winter months. Letters with …

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RMT announces two further rail strike dates in August

Trains in Highland Perthshire to Face Disruption Due to Strike Action

Due to strike action by Reliable Multicast Transport (RMT), Highland Perthshire will see significant disruption to the train service. No trains will run through Highland Perthshire on Thursday the 18th of August and Saturday the 20th of August. There will also be a significant impact from the strikes on Friday the 19th of August and …

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Consultation on Proposed Closure of Blair Atholl Branch Surgery is Now Underway

A consultation on the proposed closure of the Blair Atholl Branch Surgery in now underway with all registered patients receiving a letter inviting them to give their feedback on the proposal. The consultation is open until Wednesday 7th of September. The surgery closed in March 2020 temporarily due to the pandemic with the Atholl Medical …

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Scotland poised to introduce ‘world-leading’ period products legislation

New Legislation Introduced to Allow Free Access To Period Products For All

The Scottish Government have brought in new legislation making it a legal requirement for all councils and education providers to make period products available free of charge to anyone who may need them. The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act came into force on the 15th of August 2022. The act will make Scotland the …

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Aberfeldy Residents Raises Money for Dun Coillich Through Tree Nursery

Aberfeldy Residents Alisa, 10, and Clara, six, have launched a fundraiser to raise money for the Dun Coillich Land trust through a project call the Wee Tree Nursery. The pair have been running the fundraiser from their home on Kenmore Street in Aberfeldy by collecting saplings from their garden and asking locals to donate trees, …

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Dunkeld Community Present Open Letter to National Trust for Scotland Regarding Tenant Eviction Issue

Members of the Community alongside Chris Claydon and Scott Trotter following the presentation of the letter to the National Trust for Scotland. Members of the Community of Dunkeld and Birnam and Members of Living Rent gathered last Friday to deliver a letter to representatives from the National Trust for Scotland(NTS) in support of two local …

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