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The annual Perth and Kinross Secondary Schools County Sports Championships takes place in 2018 on Wednesday 20 June at the George Duncan Arena at Perth Grammar School.

The 2018 Perth and Kinross Primary County Sports finals, and P7 Relay Championships, take place from 10.00am to 2.30pm on Tuesday 19 June 2018, at the George Duncan Arena at Perth Grammar School.

There is just a week to go until Perth celebrates the Year of Young People 2018 with the Diverse CiTay Festival in the city centre, bringing together live music, a vibrant carnival parade, youth market, Perth Theatre Youth Takeover, and lots more entertainment and activities to enjoy from 12.30pm until late.

Essential road maintenance work on the A827 at Cultullich Bridge to the east of Aberfeldy will now be undertaken in 2019 to ensure community feedback and environmental considerations can be fully taken into account.

Perth & Kinross Council is advising households who have not yet purchased a garden waste permit and wish to do so, that it is not too late. The Council continues to receive a considerable number of garden waste permit requests every each week. All eligible households can purchase up to two brown bin permits.

Strathearn & Strathallan Action Partnership is inviting Community Councils within its area who are looking to tackle identified local issues to get in touch about funding for community-led projects.

Congratulations to all householders who took part in the Glenfarg & Kinross-shire Zero Waste Challenge in April and May, to mark the end of a year of Sainsbury's-funded 'Waste Less, Save More' food waste reduction activities.

Perth & Kinross Council has added an extra date to their series of consultation events for the Cross Tay Link Road (CTLR).

A public consultation event is to be held on proposals for a new housing development at the former Glebe School site in Scone.

At the next meeting of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee on June 13, members will be asked to give authority to Council Officers to write-off some of the outstanding debts of money owed to the different services across the Council.

All Perth & Kinross Council housing tenants are invited to attend their annual Tenant Conference 2018 on Wednesday, 27 June 2018.

Pupils of Robert Douglas Memorial Primary School in Scone have been lending their voices to a national campaign to help clean up our air on the longest day of the year. Thursday 21 June is national Clean Air Day, which aims to raise awareness of the simple steps many of us can take to reduce air pollution in our local communities.

Perth & Kinross Licensing Board is carrying out a public consultation as part of a review of its Licensing Policy Statement.

A voluntary group from Perth and Kinross, who work with Armed Forces veterans in the community, has been honoured with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for voluntary groups in the UK.

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.