Community News

1st December 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

Festive Closures and Changes In Recycling

The following information has been circulated on behalf of Perth and Kinross Council. Dates and Closures over the Festive Period DOMESTIC WASTE / RECYCLING COLLECTIONS.

1st December 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

The 12 Frauds of Christmas

Police Scotland Crime Reduction Unit will be launching their 12 Days of Christmas Fraud Campaign aimed at keeping people safe during the festive period. During the 12 Days of Christmas Crime Reduction Officers will be posting advice daily on how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

30th November 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

Doorstep Pedlars - Tayside Division

In Monikie, Angus Local Policing Area, we have received two recent reports of a male going door to door offering household items such as cleaning products for sale, and using intimidating selling practices.

12th November 2021

Neighbourhood Advice

Whatsapp - Message Based Scams

WhatsApp, Citizens Advice and the National Trading Standards' Friends Against Scams are working together to launch STOP. THINK. CALL., a new campaign to help educate people on how to protect themselves and their WhatsApp account from message-based scams.

3rd November 2021

Local Area Commanders Bulletin

Fireworks Safety

Police Scotland is supporting local communities across the country with a range of specialist resources to keep people safe around Bonfire Night. A number of specially-trained officers will be deployable within the North, West and East of Scotland to support local officers during this busy period.

Starting Wednesday 10 November 2021

Blair Atholl Soup Wednesdays

The Blair Atholl Village Hall is delighted to announce the return of its Weekly Soup Lunch

Starting Wednesday 10 November at 12pm until 1.30pm and every Wednesday thereafter.
Entry - £4 per person, includes a bowl of delicious home-made soup, cakes and tea & coffee.
Everyone Welcome at Blair Atholl Village Hall.

2nd September 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

Guide to New Fire Alarm Standards - Scotland

The law on fire alarms is changing. By February 2022, all homes in Scotland will be required to have interlinked fire alarms, meaning if one alarm goes off, they all go off. This will alert you to danger more quickly, no matter where you are in your home.

11th October 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

Police Scotland After Dark Campaign Starts Today - Advice To Help Prevent Housebreaking

Police Scotland are launching our annual national 'After Dark' campaign on Monday 11th October 2021. The campaign will run until Monday 25th October 2021 and is designed to raise awareness around home security.

15th October 2021

Neighbourhood Alert

Cyberscotland Bulletin - latest threats, scams & news

This month's topics include: Prepare for and protect against ransomware attacks, COP 26 – Improve your business’s cyber resilience, New 159 Call Service that helps connect you to your bank, Cyber Essentials for charities and more.