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Song’s, Stories and Kelpie Burning Celebrates Traditional Halloween Festival at The Crannog Centre

LISTEN: Rachel Backshall explains the ancient festival of Samhain and how the Crannog Centre is remembering this past on October 31 This coming Halloween the Scottish Crannog Centre is drawing back the curtain which veils ‘between the spirit world and the mortal world’ to where this divide disappears. Song’s, stories and bonfire celebrate the end …

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Susan Calman’s Secret Scotland Pays a Trip to Meet the Atholl Highlanders

LISTEN: Graham Jack share’s his anecdotes from spending the day with Susan Calman’s Secret Scotland series aired an addition with her making a special visit to Blair Atholl’s, Atholl Castle, where she met with the Atholl Highlanders. There she was given a tour of the grounds, a parade was performed and the ceremonial cannon was …

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Save Birnam Arts Gig Celebrates Crowdfunders Success

LISTEN: Kate Bell thanks everyone for their support and explains what’s coming up to celebrate At the beginning of the lockdown, the future of Scotland’s creative industry seemed uncertain, Birnam arts started its #savebirnamarts in the hopes to ‘guarantee Birnam Arts future’ by raising at least £20,000. Dunkeld and Birnam, and everyone else who donated, …

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Local Police Remind Highland Perthshire that Hate Crime is Taken ‘Very Seriously’

This week marks Hate Crime week, a time which reminds the country that it is an offence to target people for hatred for their social group. In Scotland, a hate crime is ‘any crime which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated (wholly or partly) by malice and ill-will towards …

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Dunkeld Community Council Looking for Views to Improve Traffic

LISTEN: Stuart Paton explains the issues Dunkeld is facing from traffic in and around the town Since the lockdown restrictions have eased in Dunkeld, limits to the pressure from traffic are becoming clear as normal day to day life resumes and tourists take their holidays at home this year. Now the community council are hoping …

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Feldy Roo’s Gavin Price Receives an MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

LISTEN: Gavin Price gives his reaction to the news and where he thinks the recognition really belongs At the start of the lockdown Gavin Price, owner of the Fountain Bar in Aberfeldy, gave what was left of his pubs stock away to vulnerable people in the community when it was announced that the country was …

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Highland Perthshire Counillor Encourages Community’s Involement in Planning Process

LISTEN: Councillor John Duff gives his view on why it’s important that people have their say in the planning process With the planning proposal into Perth and Kinross Council from A & J Stephen builders, local Councillor John Duff is encouraging people in Pitlochry to have their say in the process. The company has submitted …

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Click and Collect and Opening Hours at Pitlochry and Breadalbane Libary

As a result of Highland Perthshire’s library’s having to close due to COVID, Culture Perth started running a click and collect service for some of its rural library’s. Pitlochry’s own library is one of these running the service, library users can book ahead, over the phone or by email, to reserve a book from their …

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