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This group has been created to bring together those within the Perth & Kinross area who have a desire to follow the ideals of the Common Weal.
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AS has long been predicted on these pages, the Yes movement is beginning to come together in new and innovative fashions. It really is now a “Yes…

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BBC SCOTLAND: Reverse the BBC's decision to stop broadcasting the Scottish Government's daily briefing - Sign the Petition!
Get the word out - and make sure the people you know who'll be most affected by the decision sign too!
This cannot go unchallenged.
change.org/...y-briefing Reverse the BBC's...

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We were very sad to hear today about the death of Graham Kemp, a stalwart activist in the Common Weal Locals group.

Our paths crossed many times and he will be sorely missed.
Our heartfelt condolences to Jean and to the rest of his family.

Here's a tribute by Robin McAlpine. "You may not know the name of Graham Kemp, but more of you than you know are due him a debt of gratitude."

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A day to remember and join with others to say “Never again...”
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To mark the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the
first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945,
Perth Quaker Meeting invites everyone to join them for a vigil at the Peace Pole in Rodney Gardens.
Informal social event: At 14.00 we will...

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Why our current economic model is failing, how Covid exposed the failures of neoliberalism, and why resilience should be a central part of the rebuilding strategy.

Common Weal's new report - and, we very much hope, the start of something big.

commonweal.scot/...-economics A new framing document explaining the principles behind Resilience Economics - the act of...

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Thanks, Jackie, you're saying Thanks for all of us. SCOTLAND'S Makar Jackie Kay has said a "huge big thank you" to frontline workers in a brand new poem dedicated to medics, supermarket…

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As we recall Scotland’s past, we look forward to its future.
A nation - not a region, not a colony, not an afterthought - at ease with itself and welcoming to others.
We stand, now and always, for Scotland’s independence.
#FreedomandLibertyScotland
#DeclarationOfArbroath700

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A ringing declaration for today's anniversary and beyond.
Wee Ginger Dug at his very best./ It’s the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath, the first time that the sovereignty of the people of Scotland was articulated, the first time that we see the dawning of realisation…

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Tomorrow, 6 April, the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath, at precisely 13:20, we'll be posting a message declaring our support for Scottish independence.
Care to join us?
We'll be using these hashtags.
#FreedomandLibertyScotland
#DeclarationOfArbroath700

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What TV programmes has BBC Scotland planned for the Declaration of Arbroath 700th anniversary?
Answers on a postcard, please.
Meanwhile, here's an excellent film by Lesley Riddoch
and Charles Stuart with music by composer Patrick Doyle.
Watch and enjoy.

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For the time being, to help with 'social distancing' efforts, we've suspended our weekly Wednesday 'coffee, cake and conversation' meetings.
We're not going away, though, and we'll still be active online.
Thanks to everyone at Blend Coffee Lounge for your hospitality and we'll see you again soon.
Good luck to everyone out there - look after yourselves and look out for others.

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Tomorrow evening, Thursday 27 February, Salutation Hotel. Hope you can make it - will be an excellent evening. Admission free, all welcome - reserve tickets on Eventbrite via the link.

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This promises to be a fascinating talk. Join Sandy Miller at Destiny, Perth & Kinross Hub, 246 High Street, Perth on Friday 6 March at 7 pm to hear about the little-known but key influence of Scots on Imperial Russia. Admission free - reserve your place here:…https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cannons-catheters-courtesans-s…

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Looks like a fascinating talk. Join Andrew Redmond Barr, creator of 'The Illustrated Declaration of Arbroath', at Destiny, the Perth & Kinross Yes Hub, on Saturday 22 February at 2:00 pm . All welcome!

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Less than a week to go now... Join us at BLEND Coffee Lounge, Perth on Wednesday 2 October at 7:00 pm for for a fascinating evening of discussion with writer and activist Mairi McFadyen touching on - amongst other things - Scotland’s history, culture and heritage. Admission free, all welcome.

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Reclaiming the Commons - Mairi McFadyen

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Despite the continuing and wonderful generosity of the people of Perthshire, Perth & Kinross Foodbank finds itself regularly short of donations, having to spend £500 every week making up the shortfall. All Under One Banner has arranged for a collection of donations for the Perth & Kinross Foodbank at Seven Acres, the start of the Perth march, on Saturday 7 September from 9:00am until 1:00pm....

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Going to All Under One Banner in Aberdeen on Saturday 17 August? Yes Perth City is running a bus there and back. Departs Broxden 10:30, return fare £15. More info and booking here:

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TONIGHT, Thursday 27 February, 7:00 pm, Murray Room, Salutation Hotel, Perth.
Alan Murdoch casts a forensic eye over Scotland's relationship with the Union.
Will he find the positive case for it? Come and find out...
Admission free, book here. Economic historian and Perth & Kinross Yes Hub Director Alan Murdoch analyses Scotland's relationship with the UK over the last century.

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