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Transport Scotland Looks to Hear Views on A9 Dualling

Transport Scotland are looking to hear views from Highland Perthshire’s residents from the ongoing roadworks on the A9 dualling. With COVID restrictions in place, its been impossible to hold an exhibition in person which usually would showcase the work which has undergone and further work coming up. A spokesperson for transport Scotland said: “During lockdown …

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Scotland Set to Go For Further Restrictions

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Addresses the Scottish Parliament First minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Scotland will be implementing similar Coronavirus restrictions following England’s constriction’s put in place. The first minister set out before Parliament this afternoon that these new restrictions are here to keep Scotland safe, calling them ‘tough’. Presenting the restrictions in Parliament she …

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Kinloch Rannoch Trust’s Secures Funding to Buy Outdoors Centre

Trevor Littlewood LISTEN: Councilor John Duff Congratulates the Trusts on securing funding from the Scottish Land Fund Both the Rannoch Community and Blairgowrie and Rattray Development Trusts have secured funding from the Scottish Land Fund which will allow for them to purchase the disused outdoor centre in Kinloch Rannoch from the council. This funding will …

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MSP Says Perth and Kinross Council are ‘Ridiculous’ for ‘Pushing Ahead’ With Cross Tay Link Road

The Cross Tay Link Road (CTLR) LISTEN: MSP Mark Ruskell lays out his concerns facing the development of the The Cross Tay Link Road Green Mid Scotland and Fife MSP, Mark Ruskell, says it’s ‘ridiculous’ that the council are continuing to go ahead with the Cross Tay Link Road amid his concerns on the local …

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Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Intermediates Kickstart Programme

Now that the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce has been selected as an intermediate in the government’s Kickstart Programme, Highland Perthshire businesses can put in for a bid through the Chamber of Commerce to secure funding which will help employ a young person. From November, the government will pay ‘%100 of the relevant National Minimum Wage …

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17-year-old Gregor Graham Wins Highland Open Golf Championship

Blairgowrie’s own Gregor Graham, aged 17, stole the championship after winning with a 6 & 4 over Pitlochry Country player Willy Hutton. Graham says he’s been playing since he can’t really remember, having been coming to the Pitlochry Golf course since he was nine or ten, he described todays victory as ‘great’, especially for his …

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Thank You NHS Spitfire Soars Through Highland Perthshire’s Skies

Photo: George Lewis Romain Shooting over Britain’s hospitals yesterday, the ‘Thank U NHS Spitfire PL983 ‘L’ danced over crowds cheering on pilot John Romain. Perth Royal Infirmary was the first to watch the plane race through the sky bearing its proud message under its belly, followed by the Murray Royal Hospital around twenty-five past ten …

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Tay Crossing Link Road progress should not be paused, says leader of P&K SNP Group

Further to our story earlier in the week where Perthshire Chamber of Commerce were fearful of the Cross Tay Link Road project being under threat from Perth and Kinross local budget review this month. Leader of the SNP Group and Starthtay Councillor Gran Laing explain how this will be dealt with Councillor Laing does not …

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