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The Magic of Christmas

New Christmas experience at Pitlochry Festival Theatre promises adventure for all ages

Christmas joy will be more important than ever this year so the teams at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and OnFife have put their heads together to make sure COVID-19 – unlike the Grinch – does not steal Christmas! The result is The Magic of Christmas, a WONDER-filled, promenade Christmas experience like never before – launching 27 November and …

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Gatherings Limited to Six People Per Household in Scotland

Gatherings in Scotland are now restricted to no more than six people in two households meeting. The new rule is to come into place on Monday the 14th of September following Nicola Sturgeons announcement in the Scottish Parliament. This move comes after Boris Johnson announced similar policy when waves of spikes appeared across the country. …

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Suicide Prevention Resources Available from Perth and Kinross Council

This week marks suicide awareness week, the time of year when the message that it’s okay to speak about what’s on your mind is trumpeted by mental health groups. Perth and Kinross council have been working on resources available from their website for people looking for support, either for themselves, friends or family members. Eloise …

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Breadalbane Academy’s Taken a ‘Can-Do Attitude’ to New Coronavirus Rules

On the 25th of August, Local MSP and Education Secretary, John Swinney, announced that pupils in Scotland, over the age of 12, will have to wear face masks where it is not possible to maintain safe distancing. Breadalbane Academy’s headteacher, John Devine, says the school has taken to a ‘can-do attitude’ to going back to …

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‘Uplifting’ Stories Sought by Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance

This week marks Air Ambulance Week, the time the nation takes to recognize it’s helo heroes and airborne aces, now Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) is asking for members of the public to come forward with their stories from the time SCAA impacted their lives. In just August alone, SCAA responded to 65 emergencies across …

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Pitlochry Proudly Praised as ‘First Class’ by Troon Man Nick Currie

Lockdown restrictions have left people across towns and villages across Highland Perthshire, especially those shielding, with little option but to stay indoors for the past few months. For, Troon man, Nick Currie’s mum, Margaret, simple things like getting the shopping in became an impossibility. But lucky for people like Margret, who were stuck in their …

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