May 2018

Milnathort Primary School picks up digital award

Milnathort Primary leading the way in future skills race as latest round of Digital Schools recognised.

New council homes completed in Stanley

The latest development of new Perth & Kinross Council homes has been completed at Clunie Road in Stanley.

Better Business Partnership relaunches after 15 years of supporting traders and consumers

Friday 4 May saw the relaunch of the Perth and Kinross Better Business Partnership (BBP) after almost 15 years of providing valuable support to consumers and traders locally.

National guidance on primary school capacities under consideration

A report to the next Lifelong Learning Committee on Wednesday 16 May 2018 will set out a proposal to, as required, apply national guidance on primary class capacities.

Steps to support carers under new legislation outlined

A report to the next Lifelong Learning Committee on Wednesday 16 May 2018 will set out how the Council is to implement new duties to support Young Carers in Perth and Kinross.

Public consultation on Cross Tay Link Road design

The design for the second phase of Perth & Kinross Council's largest ever infrastructure project is progressing well and is now at a stage where the views of the public are sought.

Spotlight on Housing and Adult Social Care Complaints and Customer Feedback

Councillors will hear details of complaints received by the Council about Housing and Adult Social Care over the last financial year at Perth & Kinross Council's next Housing and Communities Committee meeting on Wednesday 16 May.

Councillors receive update on Gypsy Traveller Strategy 2013-18

Elected members will receive a progress report on the Gypsy Traveller Strategy 2013-18 at Perth & Kinross Council's next Housing and Communities Committee meeting on Wednesday 16 May. This comes with a view to the implementation of a revised Strategy later in the year.

Luncarty Carriageway Resurfacing

Motorists are advised that resurfacing works will take place between Westfield and Marshall Road in Luncarty from Monday 28 May 2018 for a period of two weeks.

Go Back 2 Learning on National Numeracy Day!

A local adult learning partnership is encouraging adults to go back to learning for National Numeracy Day on Wednesday 16 May.

Take a trip on the silvery Tay

The new season of boat trips on the Tay opens this Friday, (11 May 2018). From May until September people are being encouraged to discover the River Tay with a range of fantastic boat trips.

Redevelopment proposals for Perth City Hall on display this week

The transformation of Perth City Hall into a new visual arts attraction for the Fair City is a key element of plans to develop Perth into one of Europe's best small cities, and the redevelopment proposals for the building are on display this week at a public engagement session.

We're #ProudToSupportFostering in Perth and Kinross

With this year's Foster Care Fortnight coming up very soon (Monday 14 to Sunday 27 May 2018), Perth & Kinross Council is highlighting the opportunities available for anyone who would like to make a difference to youngsters in need, by becoming a family-based carer.

Community Environment Challenge Fund continues to support local projects

Councillors will receive an update on the impact of the Community Environment Challenge Fund (CECF) at the next meeting of the Environment and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Moves to improve safe and active travel opportunities highlighted

The Council's ongoing commitment to improve opportunities for cycling, walking and active travel by local residents of all ages is highlighted in reports to the next Environment and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Speed warning signs programme roll-out set to continue

Progress in providing vehicle-activated signs (VAS) that warn motorists of reduced speed limits or a road hazard ahead of them, will be reported to the next Environment and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

New rural events funding available for 2018-19

Funding is available in the current financial year for supporting new rural events, a report to the next Environment and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday 23 May 2018 will outline.

Road safety proposals for Broich Road, Crieff open for public comment

Perth & Kinross Council is currently working on proposals to realign the junction of Broich Road with King Street and Burrell Street in Crieff.

Kinross-shire Better Place to Live Fair coming up on 9 June 2018

Around 60 local community groups, organisations, local businesses and services in Perth and Kinross will be coming together shortly for a special event to celebrate and highlight the important role they have in enhancing the quality of life for people in Kinross-shire.

Perth to host Glasgow Warriors pre-season match

Rugby fans will flock to Perth this summer for an exclusive chance to watch professional rugby union team Glasgow Warriors go head to head with English Premiership team the Harlequins on the North Inch.