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Perth and Kinross Council Unveil New Animal Sculpture Trail as Part of St Andrew’s Day Celebrations

Perth’s Winter Festival continues this weekend with a festive feast of St Andrew’s Day Celebrations and the unveiling of a new animal sculpture trail around the city centre. The St Andrew’s Celebrations will kick off on Saturday at 12 noon with a stage positioned on Mill Street and a variety of Musical performances. Once the …

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More than half of Scots do not want indyref2 next October, poll finds.

Highland Perthshire Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Indyref 2

The UK’s highest court has ruled that the Scottish Parliament cannot legislate for a second independence referendum without the consent of Westminster. The case was brought to the court after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out plans to hold a second vote on Scottish independence on the 19th of October 2023. The Supreme Court Judgement …

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Train services face further disruption as talks resume over strikes

Four Weeks of Industrial Action to Cause Further Disruption to Train Services

Train passengers in Highland Perthshire face further significant disruption after Rail union, RMT announced they will put on a series of 48 hour long strikes in December and January after failing to secure a new settlement deal. Over 40,000 members of the union across Network Rail and 14 Train Operating Companies with strike on the …

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Heartland FM Receives Messages of Congratulations From Perthshire Politicians Following Community Radio Awards Win

Perthshire North MSP John Swinney Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart Heartland FM has received messages of congratulation from Perthshire North MSP, Mr John Swinney, and Perth and North Perthshire MP, Mr Pete Wishart, following their win UK Wide Community Radio Awards. Heartland FM won the Silver Award for Station of the Year for …

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Police Appeal for Information Following Crash on A9

Police Scotland are appealing for information following a road crash on the A9 near Birnam. Around 5:30pm on Tuesday, 22nd of November 2022, officers were called to the crash involving a Volkswagen Polo and a Volkswagen California Ocean campervan. Emergency services attended and two people were treated at the scene, with the female driver of the Volkswagen …

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Virtual Events For Carers in Perth and Kinross This Week

Carers in Perth and Kinross can learn about the support available to help them through the cost-of-living crisis, with a series of events on Carers Rights Day this Thursday 24th November. This year’s Carers Rights Day focuses on Caring Costs, whether the financial impact of providing care or the potential costs to carers’ wellbeing and …

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