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Residents of Aberfeldy are being invited to attend a public exhibition taking place on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 October 2017. The purpose of the event is to display the final proposal to the community for improvements to the town's Square.

The ongoing public realm improvement works to create a 'Cultural Quarter' in Perth's Mill Street are heading into the final straight as the phase 2 works are due to come to an end this month.

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There are many challenges for children who are about to become teenagers, and for their parents/carers. To provide support to young people and their families, Perth & Kinross Council's Strengthening Families Programme will again be offering free evening sessions over a seven-week period at various locations across the local area, starting in late October 2017.

Perth & Kinross Council's School Estate Review was approved as part of the local authority's Transformation Programme in August 2016. The high-level review is being used to best manage the school estate and prioritise investment that meets the wider strategic objectives of the Council.

The next meeting of Perth & Kinross Council on Wednesday 4 October 2017 will consider the latest Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee (CPC) Standards & Quality Report.

The Council have a new block of Gaelic classes starting the end of this month. Level 2 of Ùlpan Gaelic course for Adults will be delivered at North Inch Community Campus, Perth. If you have previously completed level 1 of the course and wish to continue your learning these classes are for you.

Perth & Kinross Council's Waste Services have been awarded £46,739 of funding from Sainsbury's Waste Less, Save More Funding Project to encourage food waste reduction in Kinross-shire and Blairgowrie.

Applications are once again being accepted for the Perth and Kinross Creative Communities Fund (CCF), following the great success of the first round of funding awards earlier this year.

Pitlochry high school is at the heart of the local community. Staff and pupils have recently worked on a number of projects in partnership with local residents. These include:

A consultation with residents, families and staff on how Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership's (HSCP) residential care services will fit the future provision of health and social care in the area is set to begin.

Proposals will be considered next week that would give people who use Day Care services in Perth and Kinross more access to locally-based services and a greater choice of activities.

Perth & Kinross Council's Employability Hub on South Street, Perth, will be hosting a special event on 19 September to showcase to the Scottish Government how Perth & Kinross Council has used money from the European Social Fund (ESF) to get local people into work.

Perth & Kinross Council, through its Childcare Strategy Team, manage Kids Club services in Perth and Kinross. Kids Clubs offer childcare after school, on in-service days and during holidays for children from P1 to S2.

Perth & Kinross Council's second Gaelic Language Plan, (GLP), 2018 - 2022 is now out for consultation. The Plan sets out the Council's aims and ambitions for Gaelic over the next five years and how these will be achieved.

Perth and Kinross Licensing Board has now determined the Festive Period for licensed premises in 2017.

Due to the construction works associated with the Crematorium Refurbishment and phase 1 of the Perth Transport Futures project, public access to the Gardens of Remembrance is restricted for public safety for the duration of the works.

A new contract for providing Care at Home services is to be introduced by Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP).