Welcome to The Bridge Online

Welcome to the online version of Dunkeld and Birnam's regular newsletter. You'll be able to enjoy all the regular features you would expect to find in our printed version, but there's a lot extra to discover as well!

@ the Field Springs Into Action

@ the Field Springs Into Action

The warm weather has really helped us get ahead with all the tasks of getting the field ready... Read more

The Parish of Dunkeld Handbell Ringers & The Birnam Bells

The Parish of Dunkeld Handbell Ringers & The Birnam Bells

The Ringers enjoyed ringing for the Atholl Group Meeting of the SWRI and for a coffee evening organised... Read more

Osprey Fever at Loch of the Lowes

Osprey Fever at Loch of the Lowes

What a month we’ve had at Loch of the Lowes! Old osprey arrivals and a no show, new... Read more

Fabulous Frock Swop Fundraiser!

Fabulous Frock Swop Fundraiser!

Edit your wardrobe and support Birnam Arts at the same time? Now that's a great idea! We all... Read more

Birnam Post Office Grand Opening

Birnam Post Office Grand Opening

Miss Jessie Sinclair and Mr Kenny Brae were pleased to cut the ribbon for us on Saturday. We... Read more

Super Stella!

Super Stella!

Stella Reid, age 10, has been chosen to represent Scotland in a national beauty pageant "Face of the... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Events Group - Street Market

Dunkeld & Birnam Events Group - Street Market

Street Market 30th May plus request for donations of pre-loved toys.In association with the Dunkeld & Birnam Events Group,... Read more

United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14

United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14

On Thursday 26 February 2015 Bro Jim McDonald celebrated 50 years in Freemasonry having been Initiated into the... Read more

Broadband comes to the Strath

Broadband comes to the Strath

Community Broadband Scotland is investing £58,500 in a Perthshire project which will dramatically improve online access for local... Read more

News from the Orchard

News from the Orchard

We’ve been busy down at the orchard in March as the days become (sometimes!) warmer and longer. My... Read more

Sports Hub

Sports Hub

Why not try out orienteering – a sport suitable for all ages and abilities. Visit our Sports Hub section... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam in Bloom

Dunkeld & Birnam in Bloom

The woodland walk at the south end of Torwood park, which we have been restoring, is beginning to... Read more

A9 Dualling Consultations

A9 Dualling Consultations

A9 Dualling (Birnam to Tay Crossing): Community Drop-In Sessions.    Read more

12th Annual Niel Gow Festival

12th Annual Niel Gow Festival

20th – 22nd March 2015Once again, fiddlers from all over Scotland and beyond will converge on Dunkeld and... Read more

Messy Church

Messy Church

Jodie McLean and Jodie Jenkins taking part in a Messy Church activity with John Ferguson. Find out more about... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Playgroup Grant Success

Dunkeld & Birnam Playgroup Grant Success

A big thank you to the community and families fund, a grants program jointed funded by the Scottish... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Historical Society

Dunkeld & Birnam Historical Society

Dunkeld and Birnam Historical Society talk on Monday 23rd February at 7.30, which will follow on from the... Read more

Justsingin Birnam in 2015

Justsingin Birnam in 2015

Don't we all look happy in the photo! That's because we had just spent a truly lovely evening... Read more

Wind farms, Wildlife and us

Wind farms, Wildlife and us

How energy developments affects us allThe debate rages on about what is the most ecologically and environmentally friendly... Read more

Royal School of Dunkeld

Royal School of Dunkeld

This term Nursery and Primary 1 are learning about medieval clothing and he rest of the classes in... Read more

Birnam Arts Ballet presents The Firebird

Birnam Arts Ballet presents The Firebird

Dunkeld and Birnam are set alight with this year’s ballet performance of ‘The Firebird.’ Jennie Neilson, dances the 'The... Read more

Corbenic Camphill Community Celebration

Corbenic Camphill Community Celebration

Corbenic recently celebrated the completion of their new house Ossian, which will house six older people who have... Read more

The Three Churches Charity Shop

The Three Churches Charity Shop

Susan Ogg from the 3 C.C.S. Was delighted to present Erin Pitcaithly a Saltire Award level two. Erin... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Horticultural Society

Dunkeld & Birnam Horticultural Society

The 2014/2015 Horti programme got off to a great start in October when a turnout of more than... Read more

Community Archive

Community Archive

Reality of war strikes home: Volunteers at The Community Archive research First World War exhibition showing the impact of... Read more

Perthshire Amber

Perthshire Amber

Dougie MacLean’s fantastic folk festival celebrates ten years with a stellar line-up 24th October – 2nd November Eddi... Read more

Robbie Melvin Memorial Trophy for Sporting Achievement

Robbie Melvin Memorial Trophy for Sporting Achievement

The Robbie Melvin Memorial Trophy for sport achievement was inaugurated in June at the Royal School of Dunkeld.... Read more

Birnam Highland Games

Birnam Highland Games

Birnam Highland Games were first held in 1864 and this year we are celebrating the 150thanniversary. Since Birnam... Read more

Summer Reading Challenge, 4 – 11 year olds

Summer Reading Challenge, 4 – 11 year olds

The theme for this year's Summer Reading Challenge is "Mythical Maze" Get ready to lose yourself in the... Read more

Birnam Highland Games Commemorative Whisky

Birnam Highland Games Commemorative Whisky

To celebrate 150 years of the Birnam Highland Games the organisers have produced 150 hand engraved bottles containing 10... Read more

Perthshire Amber – tickets now on sale

Perthshire Amber – tickets now on sale

Dougie MacLean’s fantastic folk festival celebrates ten years with a stellar line-up Eddi Reader, Duncan Chisholm and Rachel... Read more

NEW! Bridge Distribution Box

NEW! Bridge Distribution Box

These new all weather Bridge distribution boxes are available free of charge to our smaller communities out with... Read more

St Ninian’s Garden - Progress Report

St Ninian’s Garden - Progress Report

Dunkeld and Birnam in Bloom are pleased to announce that the work which began here in January 2014... Read more

The Big Picture Highland Perthshire

The Big Picture Highland Perthshire

Community Learning and Development in Highland Perthshire are running a project across the area over the summer months... Read more

‘The Hut’ at the Royal School of Dunkeld

‘The Hut’ at the Royal School of Dunkeld

We are very lucky because there is a new outdoor structure at the Royal School of Dunkeld. It... Read more

Unique Stone Sculpture For St Ninian’s Garden

Unique Stone Sculpture For St Ninian’s Garden

Works which started in early January to enhance St Ninian's Garden are now well underway. The garden's stunning... Read more

Regular Columns


So my trusty Dyson has packed up after twelve years of hard labour. The boys had been complaining... Read more

Thought for the Month

Now that spring has well and truly sprung we are into the season of visi- tors. Even after... Read more

Notes from a Councillor

There is no Councillors Column this month’s Bridge due to the General Election on May 7th.The Bridge would... Read more


There is a standing family joke that whenever we are leaving to go on holiday we will always... Read more

Thought for the Month

It is not in vain that lent and Easter always come to us in the springtime, a time... Read more

Notes from a Councillor

Writing this on Sunday 15th March, after fulfilling all the duties necessary and well deserved for these wonderful... Read more

Notes from a Councillor

What a great winter we have had with only a few flurries of snow and with far fewer... Read more


One of my favourite morning treats is great coffee and an excellent pastry. Ideally one bought warm from... Read more

Thought for the Month

My theology professor was one of the most painfully introverted men I’ve ever met. He spoke eloquently and... Read more

Community News

National Trust for Scotland

Calling all dog owners. Most of the local dog owners are responsible... Read more

3 Churches Charity Shop - Thank You

A Huge Thank You to all who made the Sale on the... Read more

Dunkeld Community Minibus

You may have noticed the Perth and Kinross Council minibus parked at... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam in Bloom

Thanks to those who attended this year’s AGM and continue to give... Read more

Village Garden Open Day in Murthly

Advance Notice for your Diary, 18th July 2015Village Garden Open Day in Murthly... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Probus Club

Report on April Meeting.The Club enjoyed an address from renowned local author... Read more

Pathways: Getting Connected in the Voluntary Arts

Are you involved in the voluntary arts in some way? Voluntary Arts... Read more

Hipshire Community Network TrueCall Scheme

The Health & Wellbeing Sub Group has successful obtained Community Support funding... Read more

SNP Atholl Branch Ceilidh

Join us for a Scottish Hoolie on Saturday 23rd May 2015 at... Read more

Butterstone Art Group - Exhibition

The Fourth Annual Art Exhibition of the Butterstone Art Group will be... Read more

The Corbenic Poetry Path

An unforgettable merging of poetry and place Opening 27th JuneThe Corbenic Poetry... Read more

Society of Friends of Dunkeld Cathedral Spring Meeting

This is being held in the Birnam Hotel on 8th May at... Read more

University - Admissions Open Evening

Tuesday 5 May, 6.30pm Breadalbane Academy Open to parents and pupilsAn open... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Events Group

The AGM is now in the past and we have been very... Read more

Justsingin News

Justsingin is a friendly, accessible, community singing group, open to all and... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Craft Fairs 2015

25th to 28th June Dunkeld & Birnam Arts & Craft Fair The... Read more

United Lodge of Dunkeld No 14

The Lodge at Dunkeld operates under a Charter granted by the Grand... Read more

Want To Write? Not Sure How Or Where To Start?

Angela Jeffs will be offering her 8-week programme of therapeutic creative writing,... Read more

Windfarms Update

1. North Calliacher - I & H Brown : Latest details from... Read more

Breadalbane Academy Parent Council Update

On March 13, Perth and Kinross Council offered the headship of Breadalbane... Read more

Mid Atholl and Strathtay SWRI

Our March meeting will be held in Mid Atholl Hall on the... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Horticultural Society

Scotland has some of the world’s finest trees and has led the... Read more

Pitlochry and District U3A

Our next meeting will be at 2pm on Wednesday March 11th in... Read more

Loch of the Lowes

March is a very busy time at Loch of the Lowes as... Read more

Perth and Kinross Federation Spring Show

Bankfoot Church CentreFriday 6th March 6-8pm and Saturday 7th March 10am-4pmMorning coffee, lunch... Read more


Do you know where the field is? Up Brae Street and along a... Read more

Birnam and Dunkeld SWRI

Our own member Penny Grace gave us a very interesting illustrated talk... Read more

Dunkeld Chapter House Museum and Community Archive

We are looking for any information or photographs about the shops in... Read more

Fawltless Fawlty!

BIPS production of two episodes of 'Fawlty Towers' by John Cleese and... Read more

Race Night Raises Over £1000

Another successful Birnam Arts fundraiser was held on in November raising just... Read more

The Orchard

Events and Workdays for 2015Sat February 14 10:30-12:30 Pruning DaySat March 14... Read more

Become a Retained Firefighter in Dunkeld

Open Evening - Tuesday 17th Feb 6-9pmThe Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS)... Read more

Dunkeld Cathedral Art Exhibition

The AGM will be held in the Duchess Anne on Wednesday 28th... Read more

Defibrillators In The Highland Perthshire Community

Every year people die after cardiac arrest that could be saved. Community... Read more

Chattan Tearoom Birnam Post Office & General Store

It is hoped to have our new premises open in December with... Read more

World Porridge Day

World Porridge Day Breakfast was held at the Birnam Institute on 11th... Read more

Black Watch Army Cadet Force

We are part of the Black Watch Army Cadet Force Cadet ages... Read more

The Community Archive : More on World War One

We have recently received some fascinating letters written by a Scottish Horse... Read more

Highland Perthshire Communities Partnership - Improving Broadband

HPCP has embarked on a project to provide a credible community owned... Read more

Evening Talk & Presentation - Following an Inner Path with Colin Prior

The MPA Scottish Region committee are very pleased to announce that we... Read more

BreadAtholl Brose

Residents of Highland Perthshire are being encouraged to put pen to paper... Read more

Land Rover – A year at Butterstone Loch

Land Rover Experience Scotland have just celebrated their 1st Anniversary at Butterstone... Read more

Congratulations to the Royal School of Dunkeld

The Bridge is delighted to award a bright, shiny gold star to... Read more

Taking on the Invaders

Interested in Conservation? We have a new local group waging a war... Read more

Heartland Fm Shortlisted

Perthshire’s Heartland FM is once again in with a chance of winning... Read more

Local Dental Surgeons raise money for Mary’s Meals & Mercy Corps

12 hours and 10 minutes after being piped into the loch at... Read more

Dunkeld Cars : Loyalty scheme initiative

It is fast approaching our first anniversary in business providing a Private... Read more

St. Ninian's Garden Opening

Dunkeld and Birnam in Bloom wish to thank all the local shops... Read more

Green Beds at Jessie Mac’s

When new owners set up Jessie Macs hostel in Birnam/Dunkeld, they set... Read more

Letter of support from Founder & Chairman of 3 Churches Charity

I have resigned from my positions with the 3 Churches Charity but... Read more

Vegetables for Sale

We are frequently being asked when we will start selling again. As... Read more

Christians Against Poverty

We’re all going on a…CAP understands the importance of taking time to... Read more

Need help for your project?

Dunkeld & Birnam Community Council Micro grants are available of up to... Read more

Good news & not so good news from the Recreation Club

The good news is that two motions were passed at the Dunkeld... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam feature in new Scottish travelogue

The towns of Dunkeld and Birnam feature in a new book published... Read more

Childcare & Family Information Directories updated

Perth & Kinross Council’s Childcare and Family Information Service has recently published... Read more

Local Charity Launches Campaign: Don’t Wait To Get Debt Help

Local members of a charity who care for those in financial crisis... Read more

Community grants available to help improve older people's lives

Community grants are available in Perth and Kinross to develop and deliver... Read more

New campaign aims to tackle persistent dog fouling

While it is only a small minority of pet owners who do... Read more

Perth & Kinross Council Press Release

New childminders needed across Perth and KinrossAdditional childminders are being sought in... Read more

Toy Fair - Santa Day 2013

A huge thank-you to everyone who donated toys for this years Sants... Read more

News from Amulree

Amulree Hall dance is on 21st March 8pm music with Alan and... Read more

SWT Loch of the Lowes

News update from Loch of the LowesDo you live in Perthshire?Are you... Read more

Pitlochry & Highland Perthshire SWT

The February meeting of the PHP SWT will be held on Monday... Read more

British Legion Memorial Club Winter Whists 2013 -2014

February 6th & 20th, March 6th & 20th The committee would like to... Read more

Drawing on the Writer Within

Always wanted to write? Start 2014 as you mean to go on... Angela... Read more

The Opening of the 2014 Salmon Fishing Season, The River Tay at Dunkeld

The opening of the 2014 Salmon Fishing Season on the River Tay... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnan Community Growing

Organic local produce available to order phone 727652 or 727763 also from... Read more

War Memorial

With reference to previous correspondence and the contribution from Councillor Grant Laing... Read more

Highland Perthshire Cultural Triangle (HPCT)

The Birks Cinema, Birnam Arts, Pitlochry Festival Theatre Project Coordinator Three cultural organisations in... Read more

Community Council

The Community Council Meeting on the 6th Dec has been cancelled. New... Read more

Pitlochry Remembered

A new book by local author Fred Smith has just been published.... Read more

Niel Gow’s Oak – Scottish Tree of the Year

You are probably familiar with the story of the Niel Gow’s “fiddler”... Read more

Dunkeld Archives First World War Commemoration

From 2014-2018 there are going to be on-going events all over Britain... Read more

Take a Pride in Perthshire Awards

Representatives from the many In Bloom committees across Perth and Kinross gathered... Read more

Online Advertising with The Bridge

The Bridge is pleased to be able to offer our advertisers the... Read more

Weather, Travel & Public Transport

On this page we've brought together the best information we can find... Read more

Ladies who Lunch

50 Ladies enjoyed a special Lunch in the Birnam House Hotel at the... Read more

Bycycle Wednesdays

When? Wednesday evenings weekly.Meeting 18.30 Where? From various start points in Perthshire... Read more

Scottish Country Dancing

Want to get some exercise and have a fun filled social night out... Read more


We are the Scottish Area (SAFAS) of the National Association of Flower... Read more

Dear Editor,

A company called Ecotricity are planning to ask permission to build 17... Read more

London Florist comes to Dunkeld

Christina Lochhead has recently set up her own floristry business at the... Read more

Forest Plan Consultation

From 21st May to 31st July 2013, the Council will be seeking... Read more

The 1st Dunkeld & Birnam Guides

THANK YOU! The 1st Dunkeld & Birnam Guides would like to say a... Read more

Birnam Arts Fundraising Programme

Birnam Arts launched a fund raising programme in August 2012 to help... Read more

New Book - 'Braes o' Tullymet'

Readers of 'The Bridge' may be interested to know of the publication... Read more

Spill the Beans wins Award

After only being open 1 year the team at Spill The Beans... Read more

Scottish Independence Referendum "Yes" information meeting

On 9th April at the Birnam Institute an audience of over 140... Read more

THANK YOU from Jeremy & Gillian Law

Thirty seven years ago we purchased a small leathergoods workshop operating in... Read more

Leaders for Beavers

Beavers are for people aged 5 to 8. It starts at 6:00pm... Read more

Est-ce que tu parles français ? ¿Hablas español ?

Would you like to try informal French conversation – café et causerie? A... Read more

Birnam Arts

The Board and Staff at Birnam Arts would belatedly like to thank... Read more

Pitlochry-Aberfeldy-Dunkeld Café Scientifique

Cafés Scientifiques have been popular in the UK for about 15 years... Read more

Community Council

The Area Manager of the Co-operative attended the last meeting on Monday... Read more

Dunkeld Parish Church

Dunkeld Parish Church marked the retiral of David Arbuthnott as Session Clerk... Read more

Corbenic Camphill Community Charity Shop and Café

19 Bridge Street Dunkeld PH8 0AH. The Corbenic Shop and Cafe is now... Read more

Letter to the Editor - Cenotaph

Dear Editor I refer to the article headed ' Our Cenotaph ' from... Read more

Letter to the Editor - Dunkeld a City?

Dear Editor Several days ago I was given a copy of The... Read more

Winter Poem

It's a winter wonderland So dearly held As snow drapes the hills Rising above Dunkeld Glistening... Read more

Dog Fouling Appeal

I am really annoyed about the amount of dog fouling that is... Read more

Humanos Aid International

Many thanks for publicising Humanos Aid International in The Bridge. I am writing... Read more

Cenotaph Thoughts

Our Cenotaph Remembrance Sunday in Dunkeld and Birnam, in contrast to many... Read more

New Libraries e-book lending service is here!

Perth and Kinross Libraries staff have launched an exciting new e-book lending... Read more

Household paint reuse project resumes

From Sunday 1st April 2012, householders in Perth and Kinross will again... Read more

Arts News

Justsingin' Community Choir

Our community choir recently held a social and singaround in the Merryburn when members led with their own... Read more

The art of crocheting - Try it! Adults

Saturday 21st February | 10am-12 midday£10Book quickly – this workshop was fully subscribed from the start on its... Read more

Drama Festival

There will be a Highland Perthshire team on stage each night of the Community Drama Festival in Birnam... Read more

Where will your stories will take you in 2015?

Our stories have so much to tell us, especially at moments of change or transition – or simply... Read more

The Parish of Dunkeld Handbell Ringers & The Birnam Bells

The handbell ringers, who have a break during Christmas and the New year, start rehearsals again in late... Read more

The 12th Annual Niel Gow Festival

The 12th Niel Gow Festival is scheduled for the weekend of 20th – 22nd March 2015. This annual... Read more

Birnam Arts Success Story

In Birnam we have a local amenity that is the envy of most communities. Birnam Arts is the... Read more

Butterstone Art Club

Calling All ArtistsButterstone Art Group has restarted for the autumn term.We are a small but enthusiastic group of... Read more

Birnam Arts Events

Birnam Arts has an amazing ongoing programme of one off performances, exhibitions and workshops. Just use the scroll... Read more

The Fiddle Tree

THE FIDDLE TREE is a not-for-profit organisation based in Birnam and Dunkeld, Perthshire, and has been promoting concerts... Read more

Health & Leisure

Craigvinean Surgery

News from Craigvinean Surgery - Drs Wright, Hewitt and Gunn Read more

Young Roving Reporter

News from the Royal School of Dunkeld - April

On Friday the 13th of March the school got into the fundraising... Read more

News from the Royal School of Dunkeld

This term our topic is South America and all the classes have... 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

Big Apple Day 13th September

Recently, The Royal School of Dunkeld have started working with The Orchard.... 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

Hi everyone, Rivendell Care Services, Birnam, where my mum works decided to have a... Read more

Ski-ing Trip

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

Rumor Round Up

Some of you will have read my article a while back talking... Read more

Skate Park?

It would be great if a skate park could be built in... Read more

Performing at the Pitlochry Theatre

Me and a group of friends had been attending a drama class... Read more

Dunkeld and Birnam Brownies PGL Trip

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

Sport & Active

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

Birnam Hill Race Results

240 runners completed the Hill Race last month. Heavy rain preceding the race made the going very muddy... Read more

New Age Kurling

New Age Kurling Sets available for free loan to Highland Perthshire Community GroupsThe Hipshire Network has obtained funding... Read more

Anyone for tennis lessons?

Kids coaching at Dunkeld and Birnam Tennis Club, on Saturdays, from 6th May for 6 weeks with our... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Golf Club

Dunkeld & Birnam Golf Club has teamed up with innovative, Skye-based charity Lucky2Bhere to install an automated external... Read more

Dunkeld Over 35s Rugby

Golden Oldies rugby is an increasingly popular form of rugby for those that feel their 1st XV days... Read more

Breadalbane & Strathtay Youth Football Club

BSYFC ( Breadalbane & Strathtay Youth Football Club ) is a club that many children from Dunkeld &... Read more

March Special - Orienteering Feature

Orienteering – not your average walk in the woods!Your chance to be part of an exciting year for... Read more

Free Gentle Exercise & Movement Classes

Gentle Exercise Needed?Do your joints complain more than they used to?Is your balance a bit shaky these days?Could... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam District Leisure Group

At the AGM of the Leisure Group on 11th November the following office bearers were elected; Chair: Kevin... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Leisure Group

ED: This note from Headteacher, Mrs Kim Ramsey, should have been published in the September edition of The... Read more

Recreation Park Goalposts

Dear Editor,In your issue 316 for October 2014, you published a letter from John Quigley regarding the goalposts... Read more

Interested in Running?

Birnam and Dunkeld runners are trying to get the running group up and running again and join runners... Read more

TAI CHI with Lilla Streather

Royal School DunkeldThursdays 7pm – 8pm30th October – 27th November 2014Come along and enjoy the slow gentle exercise... Read more

Damage to Kids Goals, Recreation Park Dunkeld

Dear Editor,Damage to Kids Goals, Recreation Park Dunkeld had gone down to the recreation park on Saturday the... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Badminton Club

The new season of the Badminton Club begins on Monday, 27th October 2014 at 8pm in the Atholl... Read more

Scottish Country Dancing

The new season of Scottish Country DancingSessions at Dalguise Village Hall will commence on Thursday, 9th October at... Read more

Dunkeld & Birnam Bowling Club

On Saturday 9th August the North Perthshire Bowling Association held their Centenary Triples Competition in glorious sunshine at... Read more

Cycling Summer in full spin!

Hopefully by now the bikes are in fine fettle and ready for adventures. For those of you who... Read more


Salle Ossian are running after school fencing classes for primary age kids on Mondays, 3.30- 4.30. We are... Read more

Sustainable Transport at Work in D & B

Many people will have noticed blue signs in the village numbered 83 and 77 giving mileages to Bankfoot... Read more

Skate Park Update

The members of the Dunkeld & Birnam Skate Park are delighted to be offered the opportunity to assess... Read more

Indoor Bowls

Short-mat bowls is played in the Recreation Clubhouse from October to March. Club nights are on Tuesdays and... Read more

Tay Thistle 2000

The Bowl – or to give it its proper name, Jeanfeild Recreation Ground – is one of Perth's... 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

Glendelvine Cricket Club

Glendelvine Cricket Club - Cricket in Spittalfield Read more

Sports Hub

Click here for news about sporting activities around Dunkeld & Birnam


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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