Westminster candidates in Perthshire took centre stage at a heated hustings debate on Wednesday evening.
A high-profile defector from the SNP to Labour has been slammed for launching a “racist” attack on the nationalists’ Perthshire South and Ochil candidate.
The baton relay captured the imagination of thousands at the weekend, with communities across Perthshire and Central Scotland turning out in force to celebrate its arrival.
The Queen’s baton enjoyed a triumphant arrival in Perth and Kinross as thousands cheered on its bearers on July 4. Highlights included a visit to the former crowning place of Scottish kings at Scone Palace and a flotilla of canoes down the Tay to Perth, with fireworks to greet them.
The Queen’s baton enjoyed a triumphant arrival in Perth and Kinross as thousands cheered on its bearers.
The SNP’s rising star Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh snatched Ochil and South Perthshire from Labour with 26,620 votes and a clear majority of more than 10,000.
The new £750,000 Gleneagles Arena will host a public exhibition match between international tennis legends next month.
Olympic gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Amy Williams are taking part in today’s Colin McRae Forest Stages Rally in Highland Perthshire.
The Courier’s general election hustings series concludes tonight at Birnam Arts in Perthshire. The debate, chaired by our political editor Kieran Andrews, begins at 7pm. See below for live updates by Perth reporter Kirsty McIntosh.
Dundee and Perth are in line to benefit from a £300 million investment deal for Scotland’s cities to be unveiled by the SNP.