House of Bruar help tackle food poverty

The House of Bruar is joining forces with The Country Food Trust in a bid to help tackle food poverty in Perthshire. On 21 and 22 October the luxury store will host The Country Food Trust with the charity selling a selection of its nutritious food pouches at the shop. The Country Food Trust will…

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Group Portrait in a Summer Landscape on show in Edinburgh next month

Playwright Peter Arnott’s Group Portrait in a Summer Landscape is coming to Edinburgh next month. The play is set in a Perthshire country house during the Scottish Independence referendum of 2014.   It revolves around retired academic and political heavyweight, George Rennie – played by John Michie – and his fractured family and former students, coming…

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Glenalmond College: Scottish boarding & day school for boys & girls hosts open day

Glenalmond College is a unique place of education. Its ability to balance a broad academic, personal and challenging curriculum whilst maintaining a warm, close-knit community, is unmatched. Families choose us because of the opportunities we offer; the very best academic education, an extensive range of sports and activities outside the classroom, our inspirational 300 acre-site…

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Early departure for Loch of the Lowes ospreys

THE ospreys nesting at the Scottish Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Loch of the Lowes in Perthshire have made their earliest departure. Female NC0 hasn’t been spotted at the loch since 15 July, while male LM12 was last seen on 12 August. Both birds arrived back at the reserve after wintering in Africa on the…

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Producer’s corner – Donnie’s Tablet Shed

If you have visited Skye in the last few years you might have heard of a small shed at the end of an eight mile single track road, selling homemade tablet. Visitors from around the world have flocked to Donnie Montgomery’s tiny shed to sample his tablet and snap a selfie with his famous purple…

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Osprey chicks fledge the nest

Two osprey chicks born at Loch of the Lowes Wildlife Reserve have fledged the nest. Young female osprey PF4 took to the skies for her first maiden flight around the Perthshire Loch on 9 July. Taking a courageous leap from her large nest she landed back safely on it a few minutes later. The second…

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