DRAWING ON THE WRITER WITHIN ( A two-day introductory creative writing course to build confidence, hear your writing voice and discover what it is you most want to write about. Sundays September 25 and October 8, 10am-4.30, lunch included. For more information & to sign up, call Angela on 01350 724237, or e-mail “I … Continue reading DRAWING ON THE WRITER WITHIN

“Writing the Mind Alive”

“Writing the Mind Alive” Angela Jeffs ( will resume facilitating this powerful meditative writing practice on September 2, at Clunie Hall, halfway between Blairgowrie and Dunkeld (, 10am-12pm. (9.30 for newcomers.) Write for 25 minutes in candlelight to baroque music, investigating and clarifying your understanding of what you have written with one simple question: What … Continue reading “Writing the Mind Alive”


Member Jane Coward is a dedicated and energetic carer and garden creator in Kinloch Rannoch. Back in May she was recommended by appreciative local residents to join The Eden Project Community in Cornwall for a weekend. This promised to be an intense and exhausting experience as well as informative and inspirational. Most importantly, Jane says, … Continue reading THE POWER TO TRANSFORM CREATIVELY

Growbiz 10th Anniversary Video

Over ten years, GrowBiz has developed a unique approach to community-based support for rural enterprise in Perthshire – and is now cited as a model of ‘best practice’ by the European Network for Rural Development. For the 10th anniversary a video has been made by one of the Co-op members, Kelly McIntyre and features some Co-op … Continue reading Growbiz 10th Anniversary Video

GrowBiz turns 10

Co-op members were out in force at the 10th anniversary party on June 29 celebrating GrowBiz’s on-going success in supporting rural Perthshire’s self-employed and lighting the spark under wannabe entrepreneurs. With its registered office at 1 Perth Street in Blairgowrie, the co-op grew out of this marvellous organisation. The party, hosted and catered for by … Continue reading GrowBiz turns 10