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‘The Most Important Thing is to Share your Story’ When the Country Opens up Again

WATCH: Sophie Radcliffe talks about what travel to Highland Perthshire means and what that will mean after restrictions ease The First Minister announced Scotland’s route map out of the lockdown restrictions over the next few months, marking a radical change in the rules for the coming months. From April 26, travel within Scotland is set …

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Business 2 Business 13/03

Business 2 Business – 13/03/21

Fiona McLellan, of Contracts Manager at Elevator, and Patrick Birkbeck of House of Bruar, join Chris and Alistair on this week’s edition of Business 2 Business. With their wealth of experience, they discuss entrepreneurship, running a retail business, and the business opportunities beyond COVID restrictions. Don’t miss Business 2 Business on Heartland FM, every Saturday …

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Post-Lockdown ‘is a real opportunity for small-town Scotland to have a renaissance’

LISTEN: Phil Prentice shares his optimism for Highland Perthshire, and the rest of the country’s, upcoming recovery Scotland’s Towns Partnership Chief Officer, Phil Prentice, is giving hope for recovery post-COVID to Scottish small towns who he says are on the verge of a ‘renaissance’. Praising Highland Perthshire’s plethora of natural beauty, Mr Prentice said: “I …

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Macdonald Brothers Butchers Offers Free Soup Kits to Help Encourage People into the Highstreet

LISTEN: Rory MacDonald explains how the free soup kits work A Pitlochry butcher has joined forces with the Pitlochry and Moulin Community Council Coronavirus Support Group to provide complimentary soup packs to locals. Rory MacDonald from Macdonald Brothers Butcher in Pitlochry was contacted by the PMCC to create a goodie bag which includes the recipe …

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‘People are on their knees now’ says the Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers

Fighting for the survival of Scotland’s self-caterers has gone ‘stratospheric’ during the lockdown says the Association of Scotland’s Self Caterers (ASSC). Between shutting down tourism and limited financial support, Scotland’s B&B’s ‘are on their knees’ after almost a year under lockdown. Fiona Campbell, the ASSC’s chief executive, said: “What’s really terrifying is that we’re almost …

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Chancellor to extend furlough scheme until September as he unveils Budget

Chancellors Budget Receives a Measured Welcome by Perthshire Businesses

The chancellor, Rishi Sunark, has announced his new budget which includes massive implications for the United Kingdom’s financial exist strategy from the pandemic. Some of the key decisions see the continuation of furlough until the end of September, a freeze on VAT and an increase in corporation tax. Now businesses in Highland Perthshire, and the …

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Highland Perthshire Should be Ready for ‘Couch Based, Contactless Consumption’ says Hotelier

LISTEN: Willie Cameron gives his thoughts on how Highland Perthshire should be getting ready for an influx of staycationers Willie Cameron, the man behind the successful Cobbs Group and Loch Ness Marketing, is calling on Highland Perthshire to be ready for business to open up again when lockdown restrictions ease. He says that it’s not …

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