Let­ters

Thanks for mak­ing Blair a brighter place

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - NEWS - Dear Ed­i­tor

On be­half of Blair­gowrie and Rat­tray Il­lu­mi­na­tions Com­mit­tee I would like to thank a num­ber of lo­cal busi­nesses and in­di­vid­u­als for their sup­port dur­ing the Christ­mas lights and as­so­ci­ated events. Their sup­port is very much ap­pre­ci­ated as it makes the job of the vol­un­teers much eas­ier.

For do­nat­ing the cost of elec­tric­ity to the dis­plays: David Scott (Blair­gowrie) Ltd, R Doig and Sons, Nickel and Dime, Grace­field Sec­ond Hand Fur­ni­ture, Euan Laing Join­ery, the Wee Cof­fee Shop, the Ma­sonic Lodge, Sub­way Blair­gowrie, David­son Chemists, The Dome, Hodge So­lic­i­tors, Crown Bar, Ed­in­burgh Woollen Mill, Mr and Mrs Pat­ton, Ham­mer God Tat­toos, Warp­weftweave Stu­dio, Perth and Kin­ross Coun­cil’s So­cial Work depart­ment, the Bal­moral Ho­tel, Ca­nine Cuts and the PKC light­ing depart­ment.

For fi­nan­cial do­na­tions: Ericht Lodges, the Pub Quiz League, Kate Flem­ing, Gra­ham Ed­wards CA, Blair­gowrie and Rat­tray High­land Games, Trade So­lu­tions, W M Coupar, Blair­gowrie Par­ish Church (soup lunch), Tay­side Pres­sure Wash­ers, Field and For­est Engi­neer­ing, Hodge So­lic­i­tors, Blair­gowrie Den­tal Care, Cor­ner­stone Deli, River­side Clinic, Piob Mhor, Mike Simp­son, A Proc­tor Group Ltd, Vic­tor and Sons, Blair­gowrie Vet­eri­nary Sur­geons, Nor­man Laing and Co, Miller Ger­rard, J Crockart and Son, Gille­spie In­ver­ar­ity and Co, Cun­ning­ham Car­pets, Blair­gowrie Cook­shop, Royal Bank of Scot­land, Set n Style, McNabs So­lic­i­tors, TSB, R Smith Con­trac­tors, J and J Howe, J B Cor­rie and Co Ltd, Lord Eglin­ton, Tan­gent Group.

Also: Algo Engi­neer­ing (cherry pick­ers), JSR Trans­port (cur­tain­sider), Tay­side Con­tracts and Sign Shop (ac­cess to and power to con­tainer), SCYD, Wil­lie Smith (fork­lift), Matthew McIn­tyre (fork­lift) Henry Church (Christ­mas Tree), Robert Smith Con­trac­tors (help with Christ­mas tree and stor­age of sleigh), Tay­side Po­lice, Num­ber 31, the Tre­foil Guild, the Cat­eran Café and The Old Cross Inn for re­fresh­ments dur­ing the putting up and dis­man­tling the lights, Tesco, Sains­bury and the CoOp on Coupar An­gus Road for do­nat­ing the gifts for the Santa Grotto.

To all the vol­un­teers who came out to help with the char­ity shop, the raf­fle in Tesco, putting up and dis­man­tling the lights, the switch-on and the Santa sleigh a huge thank you, and fi­nally to the people and busi­nesses of Blair­gowrie and Rat­tray for com­ing out to sup­port our events and con­tribut­ing to our funds to help us con­tinue the good work we do in mak­ing Blair­gowrie and Rat­tray a brighter place to be over the fes­tive pe­riod.

If any­one would like to be in­volved this year, please con­tact Margaret on 870372.

Margaret Wother­spoon Sec­re­tary Blair­gowrie and Rat­tray Il­lu­mi­na­tions Com­mit­tee

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