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Local Play Hopes to Give People the Chance to Explore the Grief they Missed During Lockdown

“We are here to tell the stories that could not be told.To bear witness to the sorrow that could not be spoken.To find the words that could not be said.To celebrate the stories and lives of those we have lost.“– From The Covid Requiem by Jo Clifford and Lesley Orr As the summer season draws to a close, …

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Aberfeldy Community Council Backs New Sports Clubhouse Plans

LISTEN: The Aberfeldy Community Council discusses plans for a new clubhouse in the town Plans for a new sports clubhouse by the Highland Perthshire Sports Club are being backed by the Aberfeldy community council. In a meeting on September 7, the council unanimously agreed to back the plans after trustees presented their plans to run …

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OPERATION WINGSPAN: Police Crackdown on wilderness crime

A yearlong campaign to prevent wildlife crime is now reaching its conclusion, finding ‘considerable success’ in deterring poaching and other rural crimes across Scotland. Operation Wingspan is a collaboration of multiple organisations such as the Partnership Against Wildlife Crime (PAW) Scotland and involves officers working on the persecution of crimes such as hare coursing. The …

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Pitlochry Neighbourhood Watch Reminds Locals New Fire Alarms Rules ar Coming into Place

Photo Credit: The IQ Company Stricter rules on fire alarms are being introduced in Scotland which mandates that homes must have fire interlined alarms throughout the house. These are fire alarms that can communicate with each other so that when one goes off, they all go off. From February 2022 all homes must have these …

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Suicide Awareness Week: Clutha Crash Survivor Michael Byrnes talks about Saving Lives by Opening up

Michael Byrnes has overcome traumatic life events such as witnessing his mother stab his father during a violent altercation, the violent murder of his father in 1996, losing twins through miscarriage, divorce, surviving the Clutha Disaster in 2013 and now he’s sharing the importance of opening up. This week marks suicide awareness week and now …

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