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Postal Vote Registration Deadline Nears this Coming Tuesday

Registrations for postal votes in this Scottish Parliament election are closing up on this upcoming Tuesday. Constituents in the Perth and Kinross area, and the rest of Scotland, have until 5pm on Tuesday April 6 to register for their postal ballot. The Perth and Kinross council said: “The majority of people vote in person at a …

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Perthshire Artist reaches goal for ‘New Easel and Eye’ fundraiser

Award-winning Perthshire artist, Karenina Johnson has reached her Crowdfunding goal, allowing her to purchase life-changing equipment from America and continue her art. Karenina was recently diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition which could eventually lead to her needing a cornea replacement. Karenina said: “I don’t want to have that happen, so I want to try …

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TFHP Unveils New Transport Link Between Towns and Villages

Announcing the plans on April 1, Transport for Highland Perthshire (TFHP) reveal their ambitions to connect the towns and villages across Highland Perthshire through a new network. They’re making public their plans to develop three new underground railroad lines running beneath the feet of people living in Highland Perthshire. Project sponsor, John Smith said: “We …

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Culture Perth Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The charitable trust who run the libraries across Highland Perthshire is celebrating its fifth anniversary. They run the library in Pitlochry, Birnam and Blairgowrie, as well as other cultural venues across Perth and Kinross. Helen Smout, Chief Executive said, “Five years have passed exceptionally quickly and whilst this last year has undoubtedly been the toughest …

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VIDEO: Murdo Fraser Speaks about Sturgeon Committee, Rural Broadband, Dirty Camping

WATCH: Murdo Fraser speaks with Ramsay Beattie about why he’s running for the Perthshire North seat Our reporter, Ramsay Beattie, recently spoke to Murdo Fraser, about his campaign for the Perthshire North seat in the upcoming Scottish election. We invited residents in Highland Perthshire to submit their questions about the local area, and put some …

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Police Warn Nearly 5000 were Bikes Stolen in Scotland last year

Police Scotland are launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the growing numbers in bike thefts across the country. ‘Pedal Protect’ launched after 4900 were stolen, totalling an increase of 18% rise from the previous year. One Dunkeld resident and sports journalist, Ric McLaughlin, had four of his bikes stolen from his own home …

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The Pitlochry and Moulin Support Group and Friends Decorate the Town

LISTEN: Judith Dingwall explains what a yarn bomb is Volunteers have joined with Pitlochry and Moulin COVID Support Group to display their creative flair and add some colourful additions to Pitlochry War Memorial. Overnight on Monday 22nd March, an instant bloom of knitted, crotched and loomed flowers – created by locals – adorned the railings …

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