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Find that perfect gift with local artists, crafters and small businesses showcasing their wares. Shopping local from the comfort of your own home.
With Gleneagles Hotel on the doorstep, this is a haven for golf enthusiasts. We also have a thriving cycling community.
From the burning of the town in 1716 to the G8 Summit protests of 2005, the Auchterarder area has seen it’s fair share of controversy.
With many community groups and a growing number of community events, Auchterarder and District is a great place to live.
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First meeting of the Association in 2019 took place on Friday 18th January. The guest speaker was Rd. John Ferguson-Smith, who holds the ancient title of ‘Hospitaller’ of St. John Scotland. John outlined its origins from the 11th Century Hospital of St. John in Jerusalem whose administrators formed a religious order. They later took on Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association Jan 2019[…]
MINUTES OF A BUSINESS MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF AYTOUN HALL (F of AH) MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 7.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 9TH JANUARY 2019 Present: David Homewood – Convener Jenny Haldane – Vice Convener Bill Adam – Treasurer Maureen Duncan-Smith Lucy Gladwell Jim Healy Douglas Young Apologies: Eleanor Aitken Malcolm Best Read more about Friends of Aytoun Hall Minutes January 2019[…]
Minutes of Auchterarder & District Community Council Meeting Aytoun Hall, Auchterarder – Thursday, 29th November 2017 @ 7.00pm Present: CC Members Ward Councillors Malcolm Best (MB) Tom Grey (TG) Alasdair Kay (AK) Jill Simpson (JS) Euan Mackintosh (EMcK) David Homewood (DH) Malcolm Scobie (MS) Lucas Snellgrove (LS) Minute Secretary: Estelle Nicol (EN) 1. Apologies: – Read more about ADCC Draft Minutes 29th November 2018[…]
Friends of Aytoun Hall Registered Scottish Charity No. SC 027157 Keeping the Heart in our Community MINUTES OF A BUSINESS MEETING OF THE FRIENDS OF AYTOUN HALL (F of AH) MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 7.30PM ON WEDNESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER 2018 Present: David Homewood – Convener Jenny Haldane – Vice Convener Bill Read more about Friends of Aytoun Hall Minutes November 2018[…]
With Christmas just around the corner our Marketplace now has some fantastic Christmas items from local crafters. Why not visit the site and see our gifts from local crafters? We now have some beautiful Christmas door wreaths from Lasting Moments and a sumptuous Christmas table runner from Culdees Treasures. Now you can shop local from Read more about Christmas Items Now Available In The Marketplace[…]
This year you can shop local from the comfort of your own armchair. The local community website Auchterarder.net has started a new section the Auchterarder Marketplace and is ready to showcase artists and crafters from around the area. The first two local creatives to put items on the site are Horseshoe Signs and Hearts and Read more about Shop Local From The Comfort Of Your Own Home[…]
Minutes of Auchterarder & District Community Council (ADCC) Meeting Aytoun Hall, Auchterarder Thursday, 25th October 2018 @ 7pm Present: CC Members: Ward 7 Councillors: Alasdair Kay (AK) – Vice Chair Tom Gray (TG) David Homewood (DH) Crawford Reid (CR) Euan Mackintosh (EM) Malcolm Scobie (MS) Apologies: Community Councillors: Malcolm Best (Chair) Read more about ADCC Draft Minutes 25th October 2018[…]
In the tradition of story-telling Lynne McGeachie (an author and member of the Beatrix Potter Society) made sure her audience were “sitting comfortably” before she began to tell the story of Beatrix Potter in Perthshire. Beatrix Potter was born in 1866 to wealthy parents who lived in South Kensington, then as now a wealthy part Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association October 2018[…]
Auchterarder and District Community Council Meeting Aytoun Hall Auchterarder Thursday 27 September 2018 @ 1900hrs MINUTES Apologies, Local Councillors – Crawford Reid, Tom Grey, Murray Lyle Martha Marnoch, Euan McIntosh, Fiorlann McPhee 2. Police Report – MB Recap on matters contained in the weekly Commanders Bulletin relating to Auchterarder & District since 30 August 2018. Read more about ADCC Draft Minutes 27th September 2018[…]
It is not customary to open a lecture on industrial heritage by singing a chorus. Professor Margaret Bennett had us sing the “Weavers song” before delivering a talk focusing on the Scottish Flax industry and the Stanley Mills in particular. The Mill, built by Richard Arkwright, better known for his cotton mills in Lancashire, was Read more about Auchterarder and District Local History Association[…]