New Tayside Mountain Rescue post in Aberfeldy hailed
Mountain rescue operations mounted in Highland Perthshire and other serious incidents will benefit from a new base unveiled this week.
Alasdair Hay hands over the site to Eric Drummond, watched by members of the fire and rescue service, Tayside Mountain Rescue Team, the police search and rescue unit and Lisa Stuart from Safe-Tay.
In an example of joint working between Tayside Fire and Rescue and another vital service, Tayside Mountain Rescue has been granted space within Aberfeldy Fire Station to be used as a mountain rescue post.
Roseanna welcomes water rescue debate and praises safetay initiative
The Scottish National Party's Ms Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Members of the Scottish Parliament for the Perth constituency has welcomed the Scottish Government debate held in the Scottish parliament this afternoon (Thursday) on the recently published review of water rescue in Scotland.
Ms Cunningham said;
“ I became closely interested in this issue some time ago following a number of tragic incidents in my constituency including the death of Graham Motion, whose sister Lisa Stuart is watching the debate today.