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Shut your windows for some peace, Milnathort residents told - Daily Record

Shut your windows for some peace, Milnathort residents told  Daily Record

People moving into proposed new homes in Milnathort will have to keep some of their windows shut to drown out noise from the M90, according to consultants.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:14 am


Anger as crumbling Kinross-shire hotel is prepped for demolition - The Courier

Anger as crumbling Kinross-shire hotel is prepped for demolition  The Courier

A crumbling hotel building that has been a Kinross-shire landmark for more than a century is facing the wrecking ball. Plans were approved three years ago to ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:25 am


READERS’ LETTERS: Brexit delay will come back to bite SNP - The Courier

READERS’ LETTERS: Brexit delay will come back to bite SNP  The Courier

Madam, – I wonder if the Conservative, Labour, DUP and SNP politicians who have deliberately delayed Brexit realise the seriousness of what they have done?

Published on 16 April 2019 | 9:24 am


Crieff charity Remake receives huge £150k lottery boost - The Courier

Crieff charity Remake receives huge £150k lottery boost  The Courier

A Crieff charity has been awarded almost £150,000 from the National Lottery for a range of projects and to create new jobs. The town's Remake Scotland is ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 7:28 am


Appeal to find owner of lost flock found wandering through Kinross-shire garden - The Courier

Appeal to find owner of lost flock found wandering through Kinross-shire garden  The Courier

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a lost flock of nine sheep was discovered in a Kinross-shire garden. A Rumbling Bridge resident raised the ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 10:29 am


Future of Glenfarg wind farm uncertain - Daily Record

Future of Glenfarg wind farm uncertain  Daily Record

A renewable energy consultancy group behind a plan to increase the height of four proposed wind turbines in Glenfarg has said there is now uncertainty over ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 8:57 am


Voting system row at Perth and Kinross Council after school closure - Daily Record

Voting system row at Perth and Kinross Council after school closure  Daily Record

Cllr Callum Purves has hit out at a suggestion from fellow Tory councillor Caroline Shiers of extending the vote on educational matters to more non-elected ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Political row amid fears Perth and Kinross will be overlooked as festival venue - The Courier

Political row amid fears Perth and Kinross will be overlooked as festival venue  The Courier

A political row has erupted after T in the Park promoter Geoff Ellis left Perth and Kinross off his wish list of potential destinations for the next big Scottish music ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:25 am


Kinross-shire ice cream boss delivers baby Francesca in home – using shoelaces to tie umbilical cord - The Courier

Kinross-shire ice cream boss delivers baby Francesca in home – using shoelaces to tie umbilical cord  The Courier

A Kinross-shire ice cream parlour owner kept cool when he ended up delivering his baby daughter at home in Milnathort. Franck Casonato, 35, helped baby ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Scots ice cream boss keeps his cool to deliver own baby after wife’s early labour – tying tot’s umbilical cord - The Scottish Sun

Scots ice cream boss keeps his cool to deliver own baby after wife’s early labour – tying tot’s umbilical cord  The Scottish Sun

Franck Casonato, 35, brought Francesca safely into the world with a 999 call handler's help after his wife Joanna, 34, went into labour early. The 35-year-old, ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Council boss insists housing giant is following rules at Kinross development - The Courier

Council boss insists housing giant is following rules at Kinross development  The Courier

The chief executive of Perth and Kinross Council has insisted a housing giant is following rules imposed with planning permission following allegations of ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


‘Appalling’ Blairingone closure process angers community council - The Courier

‘Appalling’ Blairingone closure process angers community council  The Courier

A Kinross-shire community council has hit out at the “appalling and incomprehensible” way in which a Perthshire primary school has been shut down.

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Are we on the cusp of a calamity in our fields where the once ubiquitous animal – the hare – disappears forever? - The Courier

Are we on the cusp of a calamity in our fields where the once ubiquitous animal – the hare – disappears forever?  The Courier

It was the second time in as many weeks that I had spotted a brown hare in this Kinross-shire field, and this one was moving with real purpose. The reason soon ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


‘Outrage’ at Perthshire school closure vote drama - Daily Record

‘Outrage’ at Perthshire school closure vote drama  Daily Record

A Kinross-shire primary school is to shut - after non-elected members of the lifelong learning committee backed the proposals. Directly elected councillors ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Britain's oldest men turn 111 years old - BBC News

Britain's oldest men turn 111 years old  BBC News

Britain's two oldest men are marking their 111th birthdays. Alf Smith, from St Madoes, Perthshire, and Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, were both born on ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Anger as casting vote for Blairingone Primary closure falls to unelected members - The Courier

Anger as casting vote for Blairingone Primary closure falls to unelected members  The Courier

A Perthshire primary school has been shut in controversial circumstances as the casting votes fell to unelected church representatives. The decision to axe ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Shock and dismay as Perthshire learning centres axed - Daily Record

Shock and dismay as Perthshire learning centres axed  Daily Record

The region's college is facing "significant financial challenges"

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Cairngorms golden eagles fitted with satellite tags - PublicTechnology

Cairngorms golden eagles fitted with satellite tags  PublicTechnology

An innovative new type of satellite tag for raptors could make “a real difference” in the fight against wildlife crime, according to the Scottish environment secretary ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Man accused of causing death of friend in A9 Perthshire crash involving parked HGV and Mercedes - The Courier

Man accused of causing death of friend in A9 Perthshire crash involving parked HGV and Mercedes  The Courier

A retired accountant has been accused of causing the death of a friend in a car accident on one of the region's busiest roads. Iain Mortimer, 72, formerly linked to ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Autopsy reveals Kinross woman was covered in bruises before she “died of natural causes” - The Courier

Autopsy reveals Kinross woman was covered in bruises before she “died of natural causes”  The Courier

An autopsy report has revealed the extent of injuries suffered by a Kinross-shire woman before her sudden death in Israel. The family of Julie Pearson are still ...

Published on 24 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Controversial plans to raze Kinross hotel are abandoned - The Courier

Controversial plans to raze Kinross hotel are abandoned  The Courier

Retirement homes specialist McCarthy and Stone has confirmed it is ditching its £4 million bid to redevelop the landmark Windlestrae venue at Kinross. The firm ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Rural Kinross-shire residents fear traffic impact of Fife power plant development - The Courier

Rural Kinross-shire residents fear traffic impact of Fife power plant development  The Courier

Residents in rural Kinross-shire fear their quiet road will be subjected to hundreds of lorries every day due to a controversial power plant development in Fife.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Solutions proposed to save primary schools across Perth and Kinross - The Courier

Solutions proposed to save primary schools across Perth and Kinross  The Courier

The future is looking brighter for four primary schools under scrutiny as part of Perth and Kinross Council's estates review. Consultations were launched with ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Kinross-shire locals should get say on HGV misery - Daily Record

Kinross-shire locals should get say on HGV misery  Daily Record

Four councillors have called on a housing developer to ask it to progress plans to set up a community liaison group. The four Kinross-shire ward councillors ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Support growing for faster capital rail link - Daily Record

Support growing for faster capital rail link  Daily Record

Transport Scotland confirmed it was looking at proposals to open up a more direct rail route between Perth and Edinburgh.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Perth and Kinross Council questioned on deleted comments - Daily Record

Perth and Kinross Council questioned on deleted comments  Daily Record

Councillor Callum Purves said he had asked officers to “review and reconsider this policy change”

Published on 15 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Proposals for direct Perth to Edinburgh train link to be considered by Transport Scotland - Rail Technology Magazine

Proposals for direct Perth to Edinburgh train link to be considered by Transport Scotland  Rail Technology Magazine

Transport Scotland has confirmed it will look into proposals to introduce a direct rail link between Edinburgh and Perth. Rail bosses said it they would consider ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Last ditch appeal to save Perthshire village school - The Courier

Last ditch appeal to save Perthshire village school  The Courier

A last ditch appeal to save Blairingone Primary School has been launched by the community council, which has fears over the last public building in the village ...

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Morrisons doubles up with Scottish delivery service - The Scotsman

Morrisons doubles up with Scottish delivery service  The Scotsman

Supermarket major Morrisons is to double the coverage of its online food delivery *service* in Scotland just months after rolling it out north of the Border.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


MSP calls on council to investigate Kinross development - The Courier

MSP calls on council to investigate Kinross development  The Courier

A Kinross-shire MSP has demanded Perth and Kinross Council investigate alleged breaches of planning conditions at a prominent construction site. MSP for ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Value for money driving Perthshire property market - The Courier

Value for money driving Perthshire property market  The Courier

The Perthshire property market is being buoyed by buyers looking for a cheaper alternative to the capital. Local estate agents believe the short commuting ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Owner of South Inch cafe given just two weeks to vacate Pavilion building – as council hand site to new operator - The Courier

Owner of South Inch cafe given just two weeks to vacate Pavilion building – as council hand site to new operator  The Courier

The owner of a popular cafe has claimed he is being “forced” out of business by Perth and Kinross Council. Steve Caldwell, who runs The Pavilion on South Inch ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Kinross boys come up short at volleyball extravaganza - Fife Today

Kinross boys come up short at volleyball extravaganza  Fife Today

Kinross High School pupils from S1, 2 and 3 participated in Scottish Volleyball's National Volleyball Festival at Grangemouth Sports Centre.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Final month of no weekend health centre access in Pitlochry - The Courier

Final month of no weekend health centre access in Pitlochry  The Courier

Health bosses have promised that March will be the final month of no weekend operations at a Highland Perthshire health unit. The health board has stated that ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Perth and Kinross to benefit from £2m boost - Daily Record

Perth and Kinross to benefit from £2m boost  Daily Record

The money will be used to re-purpose empty buildings for housing or community enterprises.

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Perthshire athlete Laura Muir wins double gold in Glasgow…then celebrates with chipper visit - The Courier

Perthshire athlete Laura Muir wins double gold in Glasgow…then celebrates with chipper visit  The Courier

Kinross-shire athlete Laura Muir celebrated her gold medal success at the European Indoor Championships with a chipper. The runner, who won the 1,500m ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Plane sailing for Perthshire pupils who built own aircraft - Daily Record

Plane sailing for Perthshire pupils who built own aircraft  Daily Record

A little propeller plane took to the air on Friday with a secondary school pupil on board - one of a team of students from Kinross High School who built the light ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Out of town author reveals historical gems from Perth and Kinross - The Courier

Out of town author reveals historical gems from Perth and Kinross  The Courier

The Wiltshire-born writer has just published a pocket miscellany of the area despite have spent only two years living in a Path of Condie cottage out of a lifetime ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Kinross-shire trainer has race named in her honour at Musselburgh after winning national award - The Courier

Kinross-shire trainer has race named in her honour at Musselburgh after winning national award  The Courier

The first Scottish winner of a national horse racing award had a race named in her honour at Musselburgh. Catriona 'Catch' Bissett, an assistant trainer at the ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Inside the Battle for Butterstone - The Courier

Inside the Battle for Butterstone  The Courier

A war of words has raged since the abrupt closure of a special school outside Dunkeld three months ago. Peter John Meiklem looks at new evidence that ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Missing Tory councillors at Perth and Kinross Council's budget meeting - Daily Record

Missing Tory councillors at Perth and Kinross Council's budget meeting  Daily Record

Two Conservative PKC councillors caused a stir when they failed to attend Wednesday's important budget meeting. Strathmore councillor Colin Stewart and ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


‘Reconsider this retrograde decision’ – Deputy First Minister hits out at Perth & Kinross Council frozen school meals plan - The Courier

‘Reconsider this retrograde decision’ – Deputy First Minister hits out at Perth & Kinross Council frozen school meals plan  The Courier

Scotland's Education Secretary has told a Tayside council to rethink its cost-cutting plans for frozen school dinners. John Swinney said he does not have ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Kinross-shire school roll sparks housing refund bid - Daily Record

Kinross-shire school roll sparks housing refund bid  Daily Record

Applicants appeal over Perth and Kinross Council's request for £6500.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Family ‘devastated’ at being unable to pay respects to dad on anniversary of his death - The Courier

Family ‘devastated’ at being unable to pay respects to dad on anniversary of his death  The Courier

A grieving family who travelled from Kinross-shire to pay their respects to a lost loved one were shocked to find themselves locked out of a Fife crematorium ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Cemetery expansion needed to address grave space shortage - The Courier

Cemetery expansion needed to address grave space shortage  The Courier

An historic cemetery could double in size to address a critical grave shortage across Perth and Kinross. Council bosses want to create hundreds of new lairs at ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Former NATO spy base for sale:Scottish 'Golf Ball' early-warning radar station can withstand nuclear or chemical attack - Homes and Property

Former NATO spy base for sale:Scottish 'Golf Ball' early-warning radar station can withstand nuclear or chemical attack  Homes and Property

In these troubled geopolitical times, a property with the potential to withstand nuclear, biological and chemical attack has a certain appeal. Even better if it comes ...

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


More uncertainty over frozen school meals plans - The Courier

More uncertainty over frozen school meals plans  The Courier

Further questions on Perth and Kinross Council's controversial plans to supply schools with frozen meals from a Dundee kitchen have gone unanswered.

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


VIDEO: Hilarious moment local MSP Roseanna Cunningham takes a tumble during budget debate - The Courier

VIDEO: Hilarious moment local MSP Roseanna Cunningham takes a tumble during budget debate  The Courier

It happens to the best of us – slipping off a chair, then trying to smooth it over in the hope no one was looking. Unfortunately, if you're an MSP at the high profile ...

Published on 31 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Fears raised on crossing patrollers in Perth and Kinross - Daily Record

Fears raised on crossing patrollers in Perth and Kinross  Daily Record

Schools could lose out in budget cuts by Perth and Kinross Council.

Published on 29 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Bullying has made my 10-year-old boy suicidal, says Kinross mum - Daily Record

Bullying has made my 10-year-old boy suicidal, says Kinross mum  Daily Record

A devastated mum has hit out at school bullies who she says have made her young son feel suicidal. Sophie Fleming (29) told the PA 10-year-old Mackenzie ...

Published on 25 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Locals outraged as builder Persimmon unveils plans for dozens of new homes at Lathro development - The Courier

Locals outraged as builder Persimmon unveils plans for dozens of new homes at Lathro development  The Courier

Plans to almost double the number of homes in a bitterly disputed Kinross development have been put on hold after the developer was accused of trying to ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Wheelie bins left full because they had frozen solid - The Courier

Wheelie bins left full because they had frozen solid  The Courier

Problems collecting rubbish in Perthshire snowballed when wheelie bins could not be emptied because it was too cold. Perth and Kinross Council claimed ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 8:00 am


All three councils to consider radical plans for super campus shared by Angus, Dundee, and Perth and Kinross pupils - The Courier

All three councils to consider radical plans for super campus shared by Angus, Dundee, and Perth and Kinross pupils  The Courier

Councillors will consider a radical cross-border proposal to create a shared campus serving pupils from Angus, Dundee and Perth and Kinross at committee ...

Published on 19 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Worry over rate new homes are going up in Kinross - Daily Record

Worry over rate new homes are going up in Kinross  Daily Record

Members of a council committee this week expressed concern.

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Closure of Cleish should not be option for PKC - Daily Record

Closure of Cleish should not be option for PKC  Daily Record

The school will be looked at under the council's school estate review.

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


PICTURES: Stunning Victorian-era Perthshire country house set in 22 acres of garden, woodlands and fields - The Courier

PICTURES: Stunning Victorian-era Perthshire country house set in 22 acres of garden, woodlands and fields  The Courier

Less than a mile outside Kinross and similarly close to the M90, Tillywhally House is as close to civilisation as country living gets. Set in 22 acres of its own land ...

Published on 10 January 2019 | 8:00 am


9 lesser-known Scottish towns and villages that are worth a visit - The Scotsman

9 lesser-known Scottish towns and villages that are worth a visit  The Scotsman

Reader Margaret Lumley recommended a trip to St Monans on in Fife. "I loved the village with its church, zig zag piers, salt pans, windmill and great takeaway ...

Published on 10 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Concern for Butterstone pupils as school deadline passes - The Courier

Concern for Butterstone pupils as school deadline passes  The Courier

Families hit by the closure of the New School at Butterstone last year have said they are unable to meet a council deadline to sign up for a temporary alternative ...

Published on 9 January 2019 | 8:00 am


New Kinross writer Tracy's rugged romance sets hearts racing - Daily Record

New Kinross writer Tracy's rugged romance sets hearts racing  Daily Record

A new writer from Kinross has had her first romantic romp with Mills & Boon published. The Mills & Boon 'True Love' romantic novels are a legendary brand of ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Our most unique properties for sale in 2018 - The Spaces

Our most unique properties for sale in 2018  The Spaces

It's not just mega-mansions and countryside estates that got your fingers clicking this year – our readers couldn't get enough of Cold War relics awaiting radical ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Nature Watch: Wondrous waxwings - The Courier

Nature Watch: Wondrous waxwings  The Courier

I had just spotted a flock of waxwings in a tree in the front garden of a house in Milnathort, which was like hitting a wildlife jackpot – but it did present a bit of a ...

Published on 29 December 2018 | 8:00 am


New food hall and bakery at top Kinross-shire cafe - Daily Record

New food hall and bakery at top Kinross-shire cafe  Daily Record

Popular Lochside destination Loch Leven's Larder, near Kinross, has officially launched its new Food Hall, Bakery and Tasting room at an event last week ...

Published on 18 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Consultation on Abernyte Primary School closure ends - The Courier

Consultation on Abernyte Primary School closure ends  The Courier

Parents in the Carse of Gowrie have made a last-ditch attempt to save their rural school from closure. A list of reasons to protect Abernyte Primary School was ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Government must tackle “untouchable” moor managers, says charity - The Courier

Government must tackle “untouchable” moor managers, says charity  The Courier

Tougher laws on running grouse moors must be introduced to stop the illegal slaughter of birds of prey, according to a hard-hitting new report from the RSPB.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Former owner hits out at Kinross hotel proposal - Daily Record

Former owner hits out at Kinross hotel proposal  Daily Record

An application has been submitted to bulldoze the Windlestrae Hotel.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Kinross Men’s Shed home appeal - Daily Record

Kinross Men’s Shed home appeal  Daily Record

The head of a popular mens' craftsmanship group in Perthshire has appealed for aid to find a new premises for its members. The Kinross Men's Shed, which ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


New virtual reality tech helps Rachel House kids travel the world…and beyond - The Courier

New virtual reality tech helps Rachel House kids travel the world…and beyond  The Courier

State-of-the-art virtual reality technology is giving youngsters at a Kinross-shire hospice the chance to live out their dreams. The headsets, which are part of a ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Perth housing association investigated after allegations of misconduct and mismanagement - The Courier

Perth housing association investigated after allegations of misconduct and mismanagement  The Courier

A housing association has been slammed for “systematic failures” causing “serious and urgent risks” to tenants. The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has been ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Row builds over Sunday working in Kinross - Daily Record

Row builds over Sunday working in Kinross  Daily Record

The local authority has already been asked to investigate.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Perthshire Matters: Perth and Kinross Council must avoid the pitfalls of advertising in schools - The Courier

Perthshire Matters: Perth and Kinross Council must avoid the pitfalls of advertising in schools  The Courier

Advertising in schools: It's a phrase that automatically sets alarm bells ringing, like 'wasp in a Portaloo' or 'drunk dentist'. Perth and Kinross Council revealed this ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


10 best places to buy a Christmas tree in Scotland - HeraldScotland

10 best places to buy a Christmas tree in Scotland  HeraldScotland

Brace yourselves: Christmas is coming. The John Lewis advert is out, twinkly lights have been hoisted up in shopping centres and sales of Brussels…

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Developers lodge plan to bulldoze Kinross hotel and build retirement homes - The Courier

Developers lodge plan to bulldoze Kinross hotel and build retirement homes  The Courier

Developers behind a plan to bulldoze a Kinross-shire hotel and build retirement homes have outlined their reasons for the move. McCarthy & Stone have lodged ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Residents fear another tragedy on notorious Kinross-shire road - The Courier

Residents fear another tragedy on notorious Kinross-shire road  The Courier

Kinross-shire residents are demanding action to curb speeding motorists on a notorious stretch of road. Villagers in Drum say they fear another fatality on the ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Remembrance Day marked in Perth and Kinross 100 years on from the end of World War I - Daily Record

Remembrance Day marked in Perth and Kinross 100 years on from the end of World War I  Daily Record

Hundreds gathered over the weekend across Perth and Kinross to mark the centenary of the Armistice. Sunday, November 11 marked 100 years since the end ...

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Court action raised against Kinross-shire loo brush firm over ‘£100k debt’ - The Courier

Court action raised against Kinross-shire loo brush firm over ‘£100k debt’  The Courier

The Kinross-shire firm behind a revolutionary toilet brush is facing collapse over claims it owes more than £100,000 to the taxman. Officials from HM Revenue ...

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


“Great pains” will be taken to avoid confusion as free festive parking returns to Perth and Kinross - The Courier

“Great pains” will be taken to avoid confusion as free festive parking returns to Perth and Kinross  The Courier

Council chiefs are taking “great pains” to avoid a repeat of chaos and confusion that marred a pioneering free Christmas parking scheme in Perth and Kinross.

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Anglers delighted as River Earn restrictions lifted - The Courier

Anglers delighted as River Earn restrictions lifted  The Courier

Anglers on the River Earn will be able take home some of the salmon they catch next year under revised river gradings. The Earn had been subject to the most ...

Published on 26 October 2018 | 7:00 am


£100,000 in damages for Perthshire family after tanker crash which caused volatile oil spill - The Courier

£100,000 in damages for Perthshire family after tanker crash which caused volatile oil spill  The Courier

Three generations of a family won £100,000 damages yesterday after thousands of gallons of volatile-aviation fuel were spilled in a fatal crash. Morag McKenzie ...

Published on 24 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Poisoned bird of prey found near Loch Tay - The Courier

Poisoned bird of prey found near Loch Tay  The Courier

The only bird of prey poisoned in Scotland last year was found in Highland Perthshire, according to official statistics. The buzzard was found close to the head of ...

Published on 22 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Milnathort Primary School pupil renames winter gritter, but can you guess the James Bond pun? - The Courier

Milnathort Primary School pupil renames winter gritter, but can you guess the James Bond pun?  The Courier

Pupils at Milnathort Primary School in Kinross had the opportunity to rename a 32-tonne gritter that will treat local streets this winter. A huge number of names ...

Published on 3 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Incinerator plan near Kinross-shire sparks protests - Daily Record

Incinerator plan near Kinross-shire sparks protests  Daily Record

Campaigners say a planned waste incinerator near Kinross-shire would cause “environmental mayhem”. A planning application to create a waste energy plant ...

Published on 21 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Council urged to end uncertainty over school closure fears - The Courier

Council urged to end uncertainty over school closure fears  The Courier

Council bosses have been urged to give “clarity” to communities across Perth and Kinross as the next phase of a controversial review of schools gets under way.

Published on 23 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Avoid the hazardous algae at Loch Leven, visitors warned. - The Courier

Avoid the hazardous algae at Loch Leven, visitors warned.  The Courier

Warning signs have been installed at Loch Leven, alerting visitors to hazardous blue-green algae scum at the water's edge. Walkers are warned to keep their ...

Published on 21 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Scotland’s ballistic missile radar The Golf Ball goes on sale for £950k - The Spaces

Scotland’s ballistic missile radar The Golf Ball goes on sale for £950k  The Spaces

A ballistic missile warning radar dubbed The Golf Ball in Scotland's Kinross-shire has been listed for £950k. Located in Balado – probably best known to a ...

Published on 18 July 2018 | 7:00 am


New deal guarantees Kinross Show for next five years - The Courier

New deal guarantees Kinross Show for next five years  The Courier

A new deal has been struck between site owners RSPB Scotland Loch Leven and organisers Kinross-shire Agrcultural Society allowing it to go ahead. It is the ...

Published on 14 July 2018 | 7:00 am


“Unacceptable” Balado road blocked by councillors - The Courier

“Unacceptable” Balado road blocked by councillors  The Courier

Councillors have blocked a bid to build a road across private land in Kinross-shire, despite planning approval already being in place for the houses it leads to.

Published on 7 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Kinross-shire zero waste effort helps out charity - Daily Record

Kinross-shire zero waste effort helps out charity  Daily Record

Perth and Kinross Council puts cash saved back in the community.

Published on 6 July 2018 | 7:00 am


School cricket coach who has never played the game retires - The Courier

School cricket coach who has never played the game retires  The Courier

Portmoak Primary School youngsters bade a fond farewell to Alan Surtees after 14 years in the role. The father-of-three started off teaching football at the ...

Published on 29 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Perth MP bemoans loss of T in the Park to Perth and Kinross - The Courier

Perth MP bemoans loss of T in the Park to Perth and Kinross  The Courier

Talks to bring T in the Park back to Perth and Kinross will be sought after it was confirmed there will be no return for the festival in 2019. SNP MP Pete Wishart ...

Published on 1 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Police name cyclist who died in accident with lorry in Kinross-shire - The Courier

Police name cyclist who died in accident with lorry in Kinross-shire  The Courier

He has been named as 46-year-old William Ronald from Kelty. Emergency services were called to Nivingston Hill Road on the outskirts of Cleish shortly before ...

Published on 29 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Cyclist killed in Kinross-shire road accident - The Courier

Cyclist killed in Kinross-shire road accident  The Courier

Emergency services were called to an unclassified road on the outskirts of Cleish following reports of a road traffic collision involving a man on his pedal bike ...

Published on 29 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Blairingone Primary School in Kinross-shire is being "sacrificed" by Perth and Kinross Council - Daily Record

Blairingone Primary School in Kinross-shire is being "sacrificed" by Perth and Kinross Council  Daily Record

Perth and Kinross Council has “sacrificed” the community of Blairingone by closing the primary school, according to a local representative. Councillors on the ...

Published on 18 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Councillors at loggerheads over travellers’ site in Kinross-shire - The Courier

Councillors at loggerheads over travellers’ site in Kinross-shire  The Courier

Councillors are at loggerheads over how to deal with a Travellers' site in Kinross-shire, with one claiming it is a “major concern” to local residents. A meeting of ...

Published on 10 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Recycling pilot project to be rolled out in Kinross-shire - The Courier

Recycling pilot project to be rolled out in Kinross-shire  The Courier

A pilot project designed to encourage residents to think twice before putting rubbish into their main bin will be rolled out in Kinross-shire. The Zero Waste ...

Published on 11 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Anger over state of historic Kinross-shire hotel in conservation village - The Courier

Anger over state of historic Kinross-shire hotel in conservation village  The Courier

Plans for a partial demolition of the 125-year-old Lomond Country Inn, at the heart of conservation village Kinnesswood, were approved two years ago. The hotel ...

Published on 16 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Kinross-shire woman speaks of horror after witnessing Las Vegas concert shooting - The Courier

Kinross-shire woman speaks of horror after witnessing Las Vegas concert shooting  The Courier

A Kinross-shire couple witnessed Las Vegas revellers running for their lives after a gunman opened fire on a music festival. Judie Buchanan Cook and her ...

Published on 2 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Tour this beautiful Kinross-shire home with views of Loch Leven - The Courier

Tour this beautiful Kinross-shire home with views of Loch Leven  The Courier

A private road drops down from the Parish of Portmoak, on the A911 between Milnathort and Scotlandwell. It sweeps downhill and deposits you at Glebe House.

Published on 7 September 2017 | 7:00 am


Justin Bieber dances in his pants to wow fans in Kinross-shire - The Courier

Justin Bieber dances in his pants to wow fans in Kinross-shire  The Courier

Crowds of young fans have gathered in Kinross-shire following the arrival of pop superstar Justin Bieber. The 22-year-old Canadian singer is in the midst of a ...

Published on 28 October 2016 | 7:00 am








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