Community News

Dulater Hill Wind Farm Inquiry

The inquiry for the Dulater Hill wind farm proposal (to the North east of Butterstone) took place from 28th-31st March and extended into the first week of April (as everyone was having so much fun!). The key participants were the developer (Ecotricity) and the objectors led by Perth and Kinross Council and Scottish Natural Heritage, the Community Councils (Roddy McInnes from Spittalfield and Stuart Paton from Dunkeld and Birnam), Scotways and Jeremy Scuse from Lunan Valley Protection Group. The inquiry was chaired, and very efficiently run, by the Reporter. The inquiry consisted of four types of session.
Possibly the biggest impact of the inquiry was the Tuesday evening public session which was very well attended. Nine local people gave short presentations on the key issues from their perspectives. These came across as powerful statements and generated very positive comment from nearly everybody.
Secondly, there were extremely detailed ‘inquiry sessions’ which considered specific points in relation to landscape and visual impact. These were the most intensive sessions and involved detailed cross examination of witnesses by barristers representing each side. The key debate was whether the planned turbines would have an unacceptable visual impact on the National Scenic Area around Dunkeld (SNH's & PKC's argument) and whether a further windfarm in the area would have an unacceptable cumulative visual impact on the area (PKC's argument) given the windfarms already operating, consented or applied for (ie Griffin, Drumderg, Calliacher, Crossburn).
Thirdly, there were more informal ‘hearing sessions’ covering such issues as impact on tourism, the A923, ecology, birdlife, and national planning and energy policies.
Essentially the differences between the two sides were not of fact but of professional opinion. As a result much stress was put on how two opposing experts, looking at the proposed turbines from the same vantage point, could describe the visual impact as "low impact" vs "dominant impact"; all in an attempt to measure "natural beauty" and the impact on it of a large scale power station.
Finally, the Reporter undertook a number of accompanied and unaccompanied site visits to the key locations impacted by the windfarm. On the visit with the Reporter to the A923 corner below the golf course, a logging lorry nearly drove a car off the road, highlighting the access problem, as did the realisation that the works proposed to widen the road there would almost certainly shut the A923 from Forneth to Dunkeld for up to 6 months.
The Reporter now has a mass of information to collate, to balance and marshal to support her recommendation to Scottish government ministers. Due to the number of ongoing inquiries (not all windfarms) there is pressure on Reporters to put in their reports as quickly as possible but this can still take up to 3 months. Ministers have taken between 3 and 5 months to respond so we could be looking at October to December for a final decision.
Finally, a big well done to everyone that has been involved over the last few years in whatever capacity. It is now time to cross fingers and hope that common sense will prevail.

A9 Dualling Updates

A9 Dualling Updates

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Loch of the Lowes - Osprey are back!

Loch of the Lowes - Osprey are back!

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Community Quilt

Community Quilt

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A9 Co-Creative News

A9 Co-Creative News

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Connect … Linking Asheville, North Carolina, USA and Dunkeld & Birnam

Connect … Linking Asheville, North Carolina, USA and Dunkeld & Birnam

Jess Pepper Mum, Climate Reality Leader, Dunkeld & Birnam Climate Cafe As we emerge from blasts of cold... Read more

Birnam Oak Gets Annual Health Check

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Forest Enterprise Scotland

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Dunkeld Auto Services

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Up-Cycling Group

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Police Scotland - Reassurance Message Finsbury Park June 2017

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Pitlochry Station Bookshop

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Dunkeld & Birnam Tourism Update

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Deaf, Daft & Ditsy set out to raise funds for Riding for the Disabled

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BMR Bob’s Mechanical Repairs

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Dulater Hill Wind Farm Inquiry

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Congregational AGM

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Hospital Radio Perth Seeking More Volunteers

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Dunkeld & Birnam Playgroup

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Can you help identify members of our Home Guard?

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What Do You Know About Dun Coillich?

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Archives – Volunteer Wanted For School Project

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Scottish Bible Society

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Christmas Offering

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'Care - The Problem No-one Can Fix' ... Except Us

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Dullatur Wind Farm Inquiry

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Dalguise Meditation Group

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Baby & Toddler Group

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Christmas Book Promotion

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Highland Perthshire Communities Partnership

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Would you Like To Improve Your Literacy?

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The Fort of the Caledonians

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Better Lives In Older Age

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Scouting News - Dunkeld & Birnam Area

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Dunkeld & Birnam Senior Citizens Outing

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‘Rio 2016’ – GirlGuides

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Grand Sale of Railway Books

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Dunkeld Community Minibus

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Dualling the A9

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Concert for Syria

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‘Life & Work’

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Stamp, Coins and Watch collection for The Bible Society

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Health Fare - World Challenge

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Twinning Project

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D & B Cubs To Close

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Tiddlywinks - a great opportunity to socializing.

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Silent Auction CANCELLED

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Meal Makers

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Funding following flood damage

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Toddler Group Cancelled: Please help

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Ella Retires After 25yrs!

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Together Again

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Farewell To Father Tobias & Welcome To Father Edward

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Dunkeld & Birnam RBLS Memorial Club

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Great news! Defib App now Live!

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Bob Lindsay

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The Parish of Dunkeld Community Care Group

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Dunkeld Cathedral

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Letter to the Editor

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Parles-tu français? ¿Hablas español? Café et Causerie?

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Local Residents To Receive Important Voter Registration Information

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London Trip for Local Dancers

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Stamps & Coins For The Scottish Bible Society

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Tour of the Tower

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Jamie Grant

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'Echoes From Gallipoli' 1915 - 2015 A WW1 Commemoration

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School's Out for Summer!

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Pathways: Getting Connected in the Voluntary Arts

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Hipshire Community Network TrueCall Scheme

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United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14

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Windfarms Update

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Broadband comes to the Strath

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Perth and Kinross Federation Spring Show

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Trees Not Turbines

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Online Advertising with The Bridge

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Weather, Travel & Public Transport

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Arts News

Birnam and Dunkeld Film Society

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Birnam Library – May 2018

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Justsingin' - Hello Singers

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Birks Cinema Volunteers Abseil to Fundraising Success

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Music In The Cathedral

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The Parish of Dunkeld Handbell Ringers and The Birnam Bells

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Do You Have A Broonie Living Near You?

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Live All The Way From Our Sister City Of Asheville

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A History of Birnam Arts

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Birnam Arts Events

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The Fiddle Tree

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Health & Leisure

News From Craigvinean Surgery

National No Smoking Day March 14th 2018 & March for Men. Read more

Young Roving Reporter

Young Roving Reporter

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Royal School Of Dunkeld Marks 450 Years

The dark February evenings have been brighter than usual for residents of... Read more

This term the whole school is learning about tourism in Dunkeld & Birnam

The classes are learning in different ways to promote tourism where we... Read more


Congratulations to Aidan, this month's winner of a crisp £10 note. On the... Read more

Skate Park Update

Thanks to everyone who has been supporting the idea of having a... Read more

Well Done Callum Ross

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Ski-ing Trip

At the Royal School of Dunkeld all the P6s got to go... Read more

Rumor Round Up

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Skate Park?

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Dunkeld and Birnam Brownies PGL Trip

Dunkeld and Birnam Brownies went on a exciting trip to pgl in... Read more

Sport & Active

Badminton Club

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New Basketball Hoop at the Rec Club

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If you would like to try Nordic Walking and join our fun friendly Adventure Walks or Workout Walks... Read more


It’s that time of year again when ByCycle, the Perth and Kinross Cycle Campaign group, launch their  Summer... Read more

Dunkeld and Birnam Bowling Club

A new season is about to start outdoors at Dunkeld and Birnam Bowling Club.Under the leadership of Gael... Read more

Ospreys Looking Forward to Resuming Regular Monthly Fixtures

After the disappointment of the cancelled pre-Christmas match (frozen pitch) in Edinburgh (and the associated night out), a... Read more

The 6th Annual Dunkeld Enduro!

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D and B District Leisure Group – the Sports Hall project

The 2017 AGM was held at Birnam Arts on 12th December. The Chairman Kevin Lancaster thanked all the... Read more

Breadalbane and Strathtay Youth Football Club

BSYFC covers a wide area of Highland Perthshire attracting boys and girls from the likes of Blair Atholl,... Read more

New Path and Bike Pump Track at Royal School of Dunkeld

The school is pleased to announce a very exciting new development in the playground. We have just completed... Read more

Remembering Robbie

On Friday 29th September the Royal School of Dunkeld again remembered former pupil Robbie Melvin who died in... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Veteran Football

On 18 August, a hearty squad of Dunkeld & Birnam veteran (mostly) footballers headed the short distance for... Read more

Highland Perthshire Ladies Football Club

Highland Perthshire Ladies Football Club welcomes any new players in the area who would like to join us... Read more

Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club Coffee Morning

Dunkeld & Birnam Golf Club Coffee MorningRoyal British Legion Halls on Saturday 17th June from 10.00 to 12.00. Read more

Welcome to the Sports Hub!

Our aims are simple - but great... 1: To transform the lives of people in the villages and surrounding... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Sports Hub Formed

Look out for the new 'Hub' Page in the November edition of The Bridge. At a meeting at the... Read more

Sports Hub

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Weather & Travel

Click here to see a page that brings together everything you need to know about getting here, travelling around the area, and whether you'll need your raincoat or your sunglasses!


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