Wester Row sits at the end of a long farm track. It’s surrounded by farmland and the River Teith is just 100 yards away. Beyond it lies Blair Drummond Safari Park – rhinos, lions, giraffe and elephants are little more than a stone’s throw away.
Hibs new boy Chris Mueller is desperate to be involved in the New Year Edinburgh derby against rivals Hearts, manager Jack Ross has revealed. The US internationalist played his last game for Orlando City in the 3-1 defeat by Nashville SC in the MLS Cup play-offs on Wednesday night at the Nissan Stadium and will head to Scotland next week to settle into the club and city ahead of his official arrival on January 1, two days before the derby.
The 15-year-old Blairgowrie member rounded off an incredible season with a fantastic victory in Spain Rising Perthshire golf star Connor Graham has been crowned champion of Europe. The Blairgowrie member stunningly finished top of the leaderboard at the Junior European Open in Spain this week. The continent’s best young players had descended on the Alcaidesa Heathland and La Canada GC courses in Cadiz for five rounds of action.
had been charged with sexual offences after the vigilante group reported his online messaging to police. A suspected paedophile was found dead shortly after being confronted by a vigilante group at his home. Andrew Clunie, 55, took his own life after being accused on his doorstep of trying to groom children on the internet.
A hotel boss had to crawl out the boot of his car after losing control and rolling it when he was nearly three times over the legal alcohol limit. Assistant manager Steven McDougall was banned from driving for a year and fined £800. McDougall, 36, from Pitlochry, admitted driving on the A85 while he was almost three times over the alcohol limit.
Suspected Perth paedophile kills himself after vigilante group confront him over ‘online chat with child’
A SUSPECTED paedophile took his own life shortly after being confronted by a vigilante group at his home. Andrew Clunie was due at Perth Sheriff Court today over allegations he tried to groom a 13-year-old child on the internet. But the case was dropped without calling after the Crown was informed Clunie, 55, had been found dead at his home.
A suspected paedophile was found dead shortly after being confronted by a vigilante group at his home. Andrew Clunie took his own life after being accused on his doorstep of trying to groom children on the internet. Clunie, who was in his early 60s, had been charged with sexual offences after the vigilante group reported his online messaging to Police Scotland.
Home Instead Perthshire's ‘Tackling Hunger with Kindness’ appeal is seeking the donation of food items which will be hand delivered to local food banks Local home care company Home Instead Perthshire is calling on the community to support their ‘Tackling Hunger with Kindness’ campaign. Running until December 15, the drive invites locals to donate food in the hope that no one in Scotland will go hungry this Christmas.
The Perth Strathtay Harrier enjoys competing in cross country and says it is always an honour to pull on the national vest Perthshire runner Sol Sweeney is determined to justify his Scotland selection when he travels to Liverpool this weekend. The Perth Strathtay Harrier will proudly pull on the national vest for the British Cross Challenge and Euro Cross Trials at Sefton Park.
Perth and Kinross Council denied Joe Bryce of Glasgow-based Tradecast Building Services consent to knock down the old Scone Bowling Club building on Balformo Road last year A company director has submitted a fresh application to Perth and Kinross Council asking for permission to demolish a former bowling club in Scone in order to build new homes on the site.
Perthshire woman cleared of unsolved witch monument murder left in pool of blood after being tracked down by violent ex
A WOMAN cleared of a gruesome unsolved murder was tracked down and brutally assaulted by her former lover. Angela Newlands, 31, was left in a pool of blood with her skull exposed after Tommy Doyle, 41, repeatedly battered her with a wooden pole. The thug found the mum-of-five in a “safe house” she had been living in after fleeing his violent attacks.
University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) business competition offers support to budding entrepreneurs
The 2022 University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) business competition has just opened for entries, with £8000 in prize money up for grabs. The competition is open to anyone living in the Highlands and Islands, Moray or Perthshire, as well as all students studying across the UHI partnership.
The trustees of RSABI, the charity supporting people in Scottish agriculture, are delighted to announce the appointment of Carol McLaren as the organisation’s new chief executive. RSABI provides emotional, practical and financial support to people involved in Scottish agriculture. Last year, the charity helped over 700 people and their families, with almost two-thirds of clients receiving emotional support.
Archaeological excavations in Perthshire have revealed prehistoric roundhouses and metalworking that may be more than 3,000 years old. The discovery was made during archaeological excavations undertaken by Guard Archaeology in advance of a housing development at Honeyberry Crescent in Rattray. The remains of eight buildings were revealed, along with a rare metalworking hearth.
Beavers are about to become a much more familiar site across Scotland. In a landmark announcement, the Scottish Government’s beaver focus is switching from lethal control to relocation. The chunky semiaquatic rodents – hunted to extinction centuries ago and reintroduced in 2009 – are to be relocated to new parts of Scotland.
BUDDING local entrepreneurs are being urged to enter a competition to help get their business ideas off the ground. Entries are now open for the 2022 University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) business competition – with £8000 in prize money up for grabs. The competition is open to anyone living in Moray, the Highlands and Islands and Perthshire, as well as all students studying across the UHI partnership.
Punk legend Glen Matlock makes a long-awaited return to Courier Country next week. The former Sex Pistols and Rich Kids bassist is playing a solo acoustic show at Beat Generator on Wednesday – one of just two Scottish dates on his first UK tour since restrictions on live events were lifted.
Local enterprises have received funding to subsidise the cost of tickets, allowing visitors up to 50 per cent off admission per ticket up to the value of £20 A number of Perthshire tourism businesses have signed up to a new campaign that will support them through the quieter winter months with a major discount offer.
Regional entrepreneurs could win up to £8,000 in prize money The University of the Highlands and Islands has opened its 2022 business competition, giving budding entrepreneurs the chance to win £8,000 in prize money. The competition is open to anyone living in the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire, as well as all students studying across the University of the Highlands and Islands partnership.