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Residents of Aberfeldy are invited to attend a public exhibition taking place from Wednesday, April 26 until Friday 28, from 10am to 6pm in the Locus Centre, Aberfeldy.

At a meeting of the Strategic Policy & Resources Committee of Perth & Kinross Council, members today considered an updated report on proposals by Expresso Property to develop a major city centre gap site into a new leisure, retail and housing development.

The successes of 53 young people were celebrated at Perth & Kinross Council's fourth Modern Apprentice Graduation (MA) ceremony today. The event recognises the completion of their Modern Apprenticeship with the Council and partner organisations.

Perth & Kinross Council has been re-appointed as building standards verifier for the Perth and Kinross area for the next six years thanks to the high levels of performance of the Council's Building Standards Team which has been recognised by the Scottish Parliament.

Perth & Kinross Council's Employment Support Team are holding a Green to Go Certificate (G2G) presentation on Wednesday 5 April for individuals who have achieved the Work Awareness ASDAN (Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network) qualification - Working Towards Independence.

As part of Perth & Kinross Council's ongoing commitment to improving customer security, we are changing the way a customer can make payments over the phone.

Refurbishment works are continuing on Perth Theatre. The B-listed Edwardian auditorium, will be restored to its former glory and a new 200-seater studio theatre created at the venue when it reopens at the end of this year. The newly transformed venue will have increased workshop spaces for creative learning and community projects and there will be improved access and facilities for audiences and visitors

Perth & Kinross Council supports 'Working Roots' an employability horticultural project helping individuals facing additional challenges including ill health and disability the opportunity to enhance their employability skills through work experience in horticulture.

Award Winners Murray's Bakers of Perth has become the latest organisation in Scotland to gain national recognition for its commitment to customer service, after being awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status.

With Scottish Council elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters in Perth and Kinross and Angus are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May.

Perth & Kinross Council is flying the rainbow flag from its 2 High Street headquarters in Perth to mark LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month which takes place in Scotland every February. In its support of the campaign the Council has been organising a number of events for Council employees. History Month is for everyone, LGBT and non-LGBT alike and aims to bring people together in the spirit of celebration, remembrance and dialogue.

Perth & Kinross Council's Childcare Strategy Team will be hosting two free introductory sessions on Thursday 9 March 2017, for anyone who is considering childminding as a career.

Perth & Kinross Council will be celebrating Disabled Access Day 2017 which takes place on Friday 10 March thanks to its upgraded disabled access facilities at its 2 High Street headquarters in Perth.

The first ever run of Norie-Miller Light Night Walks in Perth, which closed last night, have been hailed a fantastic success with 50947 people visiting the free light show over 18 nights.

The Eastern Perthshire Action Partnership is pleased to announce the opportunity for local groups to bid for funding of up to £1,200.

Towns in Perth and Kinross are some of the most entrepreneurial in Scotland, according to new data issued by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Interactive maps put together by FSB in Scotland show the proportion of people who work for themselves in 479 Scottish towns, cities and suburbs.

Motorists will be able to pay for their parking in Perth and Kinross using a Smartphone app from today, (Tuesday 7 February 2017).

Leading UK energy provider SSE has announced that it's supporting Perth's bid to be UK City of Culture 2021.

Events held in Perth City Centre in November and December 2016 brought a total net expenditure impact of more than £1.62m alone according to an external evaluation of the success of Perth Winter Festival.

Families with children in P6 and P7 in Perth and Kinross are being invited to join a Strengthening Families Programme (SFP) group in their area.