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Highland Perthshire Residents Warned About Identity Theft

In the latest Police Commanders Bulletin, people living in Highland Perthshire are being warned about the risks of identity theft. Identity theft is when criminals gain access to someone’s personal information and then use the information to steal the victim’s identity. Once the criminal has this information, they can proceed to open bank accounts, get …

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£2 cap on bus fares introduced

Free Bus Travel in Perth and Kinross in the Run up to Christmas

Christmas shoppers from Highland Perthshire will be able to enjoy free bus travel across Perth and Kinross on all local bus services on each of the three Saturdays before Christmas. The offer means that people in Highland Perthshire can access all that is on offer locally without the extra expense of taking the car and …

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Pitlochry Local Christmas Card Delivery Service to Raise Money for Local Charities

This year’s annual Pitlochry Local Christmas Card Delivery Service will be raising money for the Food Bank and Senior Citizen’s Bus. The service will be running between Monday 5th and Friday 9th  of December, with anyone wishing to use the services needing to take their cards to Victoria’s Restaurant between 10am and 3pm on the …

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School system is ‘failing’ on multiple fronts – report

Schools in Perth and Kinross To Close Next Thursday Due To Strike Action

Schools and nurseries across Perth and Kinross will be closed next Thursday due to strike action. The strike has been called by Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) and the Association of Headteachers and Deputes in Scotland (AHDS)   in a national dispute over pay. Members of the union had been offered a five percent pay …

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Police Scotland Seeking Feedback on Perth and Kinross Local Police Plan 2023-2026

Police Scotland have begun the public consultation phase for the development of the Perth and Kinross Local Police Plan 2023-2026. The Local Police Plan explains how Police Scotland will deliver on policing priorities in Perth and Kinross over the next three years, with the public asked to provide feedback before the 12th of February 2023. …

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Perth and Kinross Council Invite the Public to Stay Warm in Designated Spaces

Perth and Kinross Council have published their list of Warm Spaces, which are designated spaces offering the public a space to stay connected, active and warm over the winter period. 50 community groups across Perth and Kinross have shared more that £111,000 of Council funding to provide warm spaces for residents this year. Perth & …

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Deadline to Complete Perth and Kinross Council Corporate Plan and Budget Survey This Sunday

Any resident of Highland Perthshire who want to have their say on the new Corporate Plan and Budget for 2023-2024 from Perth and Kinross Council has until Sunday, the 20th of November to complete the survey. They are seeking feedback from all residents about what is most important to you and your community, to help …

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Older Residents Invited To Share Thoughts On Local Care Services

Perth and Kinross Council are inviting older residents from Highland Perthshire to share their opinions on the Health and Social Care available in their local communities. A meeting has been arranged at The Dutchess Anne in Dunkeld on Wednesday to allow people aged 60 years old and over to talk about their experiences with accessing …

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