Down the pan

18th July 1997 at 01:00
Outraged of Pitlochry has been at it again. Controversy reigns over the presentation by Perth and Kinross Council of a cheque and engraved rosebowl to 36 teachers who have each given at least 25 years' service.

The local newspaper also carried a complaint by parents who have been saddled with higher instrumental tuition fees. Needless squandering of money on teachers, writes a Pitlochry resident whose parting shot is well aimed: "The amount may even have been enough to keep the public toilets in Pitlochry open, especially during the busy summer season."

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