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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.

Looking for a Long Lost Friend ….. and Fearnan Snowdrops

One of the great pleasures of publishing this little Blog comes from the contacts we make with people from all over the world who have a link to, or a connection with, our village. In the past, we have achieved … Continue reading

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Taymouth Carving and Another Virtual Walk

First of all, we have a question from Fran Gillespie of Fortingall. She is wondering if anyone can shed further light on a carving which she and a friend came across recently on a tree in Taymouth Castle grounds on … Continue reading

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A Virtual Walk

The snowy pictures that we put up last week seemed to go down quite well, so this week we are going one stage further with a walk (from your own armchair) up on Drummond Hill. This is especially for those … Continue reading

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A Snowy Retrospective

Snow always looks best when it first falls, and happily that’s when most of us get our cameras out. Here’s a little montage of some of the ones that were taken in the last week.  Angela reported 20 inches up … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year, and to quote John Lennon “let’s hope it’s a good one!” Hogmanay 2021 was a quiet celebration for most of us, bringing in the New Year with members of our own households.  However, shortly after The Bells, … Continue reading

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December

Use …… Recycle …… Repeat …… After a year of extreme weather events, the World Meteorological Organisation has said that 2020 is very likely to be one of the warmest years on record globally. Recycling, which helps to reduce greenhouse … Continue reading

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Fearnan Marks Remembrance Day

This year’s Remembrance Sunday Service in Fearnan was very different from previous years, as was the case through out the country. With restrictions on the number of people allowed to congregate and organised gatherings not permitted, the Tay Lyon Churches … Continue reading

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Arrangements for Fearnan Remembrance Day Service 2020

This year, it will not be possible to have the usual Remembrance Day Service at the Fearnan War Memorial as outdoor gatherings are not permitted due to the pandemic. Instead, this Sunday morning Taylyon Churches will be broadcasting an act … Continue reading

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Halloween!

It’s Halloween! That time of the year when the veil between the physical world and the plane inhabited by ghosts and demons thins, and sometimes spirits slip through to our world. So, if tonight you hear a soft tap on … Continue reading

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Appeals Edition – Squirrels……. and Tights!

Tights for Trees Appeal! The Blog has received this slightly odd, but absolutely serious, appeal from Jenny Penfold. Jenny writes: The Woodland Trust advisor paid us a visit in late August to see how we were managing with our small, … Continue reading

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