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About Fearnan Village Association

Fearnan Village Association was formed in 2007 to provide a means through which those who live in the village can come together to discuss and respond to issues of importance to the village, particularly those that will have an impact on our quality of life. We also organise social events, such as the very popular Pudding Night in February, Strawberry TeaZ in July, and other events and coffee mornings throughout the year.

Happy 90th Birthday to Ian McGregor!

This is a special edition of the Blog to wish a very Happy 90th Birthday to Fearnan’s good friend and former resident, Ian McGregor. In pre-covid times, we would have invited Ian to a special birthday tea in the village … Continue reading

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Observations on the County or Sheriffdom of Perth 1783 …….

One if the most interesting early maps of this area is James Stobie’s Map of Perthshire and Clackmannan of 1783. The scale of an inch to the mile is sufficiently detailed to show individual parish boundaries, farm names, roads etc. … Continue reading

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Peter’s Pool (and more)

The famous Peter’s Pool, near Croftgarrow, is named after Peter Dewar who served as Keeper on the Breadalbane Estate for over 45 years. He died in February 1924, and in October 1925, a Memorial Cairn was unveiled at the pool … Continue reading

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Some Final Lockdown Moments

Although things are slowly easing, we still have some Lockdown Moments to share. This week we were delighted to hear from Mary Robb with an update on how she and Mairi are faring in Aberfeldy.  Mary writes: “Mairi and I, … Continue reading

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Fearnan Magic

Over the last few weeks, members of our community have shared some wonderful and very varied Lockdown Moments and the theme continues with our first videoed Moment. On a fabulous day in early June, with the Loch as smooth as … Continue reading

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Moving from Lockdown to ‘Phase 1’

Fearnan’s NHS Tributes Fearnan’s tributes to the NHS have been many and varied over the last few weeks, highlighting the creative skills and talents of the community. A few are gathered together here. As well as Doug’s sand sculpture on … Continue reading

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Sketches of Fearnan

Jo has shared some pages from her sketchbook.  They are delightful and beautifully encapsulate aspects of Lockdown, from the empty shelves in the Co-op, cancelled holidays and social events to the mice who took ‘stay at home’ too seriously and … Continue reading

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Climbing the Lockdown Mountain(s)

Deliveries and Collections Thyme at Errichel have started delivering a range of deli produce to your door, including, and fruit and veg boxes, dairy produce and their free-range pork. Call 01887 820850 or email enquiries@errichel.co.uk for the price list and … Continue reading

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Another Week in Lockdown

Deliveries News On Friday morning Fearnan Hall car park was really busy with folk queuing for supplies from the Kenmore Bakery van. As well as getting supplies, it’s a chance to catch up with all the local chat and gossip. … Continue reading

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Lockdown Week 5

Update on Deliveries Good news for gardeners that Gatehouse Nursery plants – of both the edible and decorative varieties – are now available very locally at the Kenmore Post Office. Killin’s first digital farmer’s market opened on Monday 13th April. … Continue reading

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