Developer’s plans for Perth friary site resurrected

The site of a 13th-century ­friary on the edge of Perth’s city centre is to have shops built over it.

Archaeologists found the remains of more than 330 skeletons after the ancient burial ground was discovered in Perth. PIC: Cascade News.

Shops go ahead after 330 skeletons removed from land

Shops will now be built on the site of a 13th century Carmelite friary after more than 330 skeletons were removed from the land.

The incident has sparked a road closure.

Probe launched as woman’s body found on Perthshire road

A woman’s body has been found on a road.

Jessica Hardwick is nominated for best actress for her performance in Knives in Hens at Perth Theatre.

Royal Lyceum leads race for Scottish Theatre Oscars

Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum is leading the race for honours in the annual “Scottish theatre Oscars”.

Two buzzards and three working dogs died as a result of the poisoning. Picture: File photo

Investigation launched after dogs and buzzards poisoned

Police are investigating after three dogs and two birds of prey were poisoned.

Colin McDonald. Picture: submitted

Body found in hunt for man missing in Perth

A body has been found in the search for a missing man in Perthshire.

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Will Robertson, who owns Sweeney Todd on South Street, Perth, is accused of trying to 'free-ride' on the reputation of the TV show under the English law of passing off. Picture: Google

Perth Barber facing legal threat over Peaky Blinders salon plans

A BARBER is facing legal action from TV bosses over plans to re-name his salon Peaky Blinders.

Beach ball hedgehog released back into wild

Beach ball hedgehog released back into wild

The Scottish SPCA has released a hedgehog back into the wild after recovering from ‘balloon syndrome’.


Huge police operation after Scottish ‘heavy metal campers’ are thought to be suicide cult

A huge rescue operation – including a helicopter, boats and fire crews – was launched after a passer-by mistakenly thought a group of “heavy metal campers” were embarking on a sinister suicide pact.

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Robert Weighton, left, and Alf Smith are both celebrating their 110th birthdays today. (Photo: Steve Parsons/PA and Andrew O'Brien/Church of Scotland/PA)

UK’s oldest men - a Scot and an Englishman - reveal long life secrets

Britain’s two oldest men – who happen to share the same date of birth– are celebrating their 110th birthdays today.

Police Scotland are concerned for the well being of 38-year-old Catriona Rouxel

Police hunt missing Scots woman who was travelling to Edinburgh

Police are hunting for a missing Scots woman who may have been travelling to Edinburgh.

Paramedics treating the pilot of the helicopter which crashed shortly after 10.30am this morning at Perth Airport in Scone. Picture by Graeme Hart/Perthshire Picture Agency

Pilot injured in helicopter crash in Perth

A pilot has been injured after being involved in a helicopter crash at Perth Airport this morning.

The daring armed raid was carried out at Gleneagles Hotel

Two men in court over £500,000 armed raid at Gleneagles

Two men have denied stealing high-value watches in a terrifying armed raid at the five-star Gleneagles Hotel last summer.

An incident took place in a police van similar to the one pictured- stock image

Two arrested following incident in police van in Perth

Two people have been arrested after an incident inside a police vehicle in Perth.

Police are appealing for information relating to break-ins in a Reddingmuirhead street

Two arrested over Clackmannanshire death

Two men have been arrested following the death of a man in Clackmannanshire.

The majority of the incidents have involved minor mishaps which have befallen the workmen on the �3 billion A9 dualling project, Picture: John Devlin

More than 60 ‘near-misses’ since start of A9 dual project

More than 60 safety incidents and “near-misses” involving workmen and members of the public have taken place in the first two years of the A9 dualling project.

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Farmers near Kinross have rushed to help a woman in labour who became trapped in snowy conditions near Kinross

Farmers help rescue woman in labour trapped in snow near Kinross

A woman who went into labour in a Fife village cut off by snow has safely delivered a baby boy after being helped by farmers and off-duty midwives.

Deer are coming down to lower parts of Scotland due to the lack of food this winter. Picture: Flickr/Rachel Kramer.

Video: Family of deer go for stroll in snowy town centre

The ‘beast from the east’ may have swept in - but this family of deer are taking it all in their stride.

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Perth Sheriff Court,  Pic Ian Rutherford

Perthshire church elder sexually assaulted elderly parishioners

A church elder who carried out numerous sex attacks on elderly parishioners he was supposed to be helping has been warned he faces being jailed.

North Muirton. Picture: Geograph

Anger as residents ‘pay to do the council’s grass-cutting work’

Angry tenants are going “on strike” in a lawn-mowing protest against a bin tax.

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