The Blairgowrie & Rattray Forum is a networking opportunity for all the groups, organisations, clubs etc to meet and discuss upcoming activities etc. It is co-ordinated by the One Voice Office and Discover Blairgowrie and is for the benefit of everyone in the town and surrounding area. Everyone is welcome.

To find out more, please phone the One Voice Office open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 4pm. Telephone 01250 871120

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Next Meeting

Date: Thursday 3rd August 2017 (TBC)

Location: The Angus Hotel - thanks to The Angus Hotel for hosting the meeting for free.

Time: 5.30pm

Update from 18 May:

  • Perth Theatre Memory Collective Interview- Debra Salem from Horsecross is interviewing people around Perth & Kinross about their memories of the Perth Theatre - she will be in the Blairgowrie Library on 20th June 2017 from 10am to 1:30pm if you wish to take part
  • Welcome Packs - One Voice are developing a 'welcome pack' for people moving to the town and have been working with McCarthy & Stone at Darroch Gate - they are happy to use Discover Blairgowrie
  • Transport Scheme - up and running looking for volunteer drivers to take over from taxis and if anyone knows someone who could benefit from the scheme - pass info to One Voice
  • Trades Lane consultation - Coupar Angus 24th May, please support
  • Snow Road - BEPTA and GSTA met with project team, Blairgowrie is the start of the Snow Road.  More details to come but aim is for all along route to benefit
  • Suggestion to make more of advertising Start Points as a location for photos etc, eg a sign, statue, sculpture etc stating The Snow Road starts here would be a photo opportunity for visitors and for promoting the town - Bob Ellis to take on board
  • River Ericht Project - Aileen Stackhouse has received funding to do a research project on the River Ericht, this is on-going with interviews, research and investigating wildlife and environment etc
  • Blair in Bloom - accepted for Tesco Community grant scheme. Looking to upgrade Coronation Corner in recognition of 40th anniversary of group
  • BRCC - Elaine Forrest the new chair introduced herself and is looking forward to working with everyone. BRCC has 3 vacancies at the moment
  • EPACTS - John Wilson gave some background and info on the role of EPACTS
  • Christmas - Illuminations will test new lights in June (Allan Street). Santa plans spending longer in the town during his street tour 11 - 19 December
  • Riverside Venture Group - this group formed as an outcome from the Charrette with the aim of making more of the riverside - they have agreement from PKC to go ahead with clearing work with BRAN along the riverside - volunteers always welcome
  • Ericht Allotment Association - have access to a site between Bramble Bank Mill and Westfield, looking for help to set site up. Organisations can take on an allotment, contact One Voice for info
  • Liz Mason advised the recent Rotary Classic Car Tour had raised £17,000 which was split between 2 charities; Cancer UK and CHAS. They are looking for a local project to support next year
  • Perthshire Open Studios 2 - 10 September
  • Cateran Yomp 10 June - over 1000 entries.  Looking for volunteers, contact Bob Ellis
  • Strathmore Screen on this weekend with the lorry from Whisky Galore parked outside Town Hall

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