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Early Learning and Childcare Consultation 2018-19

Perth & Kinross Council is seeking the views of parents and carers with babies, under-fives and school-age children regarding care and early education provision in the local area through a short online survey which is now open.

Perth & Kinross Council Glass recycling campaign raises £2,600 for cancer charity

The Glass Recycling Campaign, Give Your Glass for Cornhill, has come to an end after raising £2,600 in 12 months for Cornhill Macmillan Centre - based at Perth Royal Infirmary.

£25M Almondbank Flood Protection Scheme opens

The Almondbank Flood Protection Scheme has now been completed.

Perth Dementia Café celebrates ten years of support and guidance

The Perth and Kinross Health & Social Care Partnership's Dementia Café will be celebrating its tenth year on Wednesday 5th December 2018. The café has been part of Perth and Kinross' innovative approach to dementia care.

PKC plans to support rural business locally

Perth & Kinross Council's Strategic Policy and Resources, (SP&R), Committee will receive an update on the proposed Rural Micro Enterprise Fund and Micro Loan Fund at its next meeting on Wednesday 28 November.

Kinross Primary School officially opened by Deputy First Minister

Deputy First Minister and Education Secretary John Swinney MSP officially opened the new Kinross Primary School on Thursday 22 November 2018, which is providing modern, state of the art education facilities for local children.

Perth & Kinross Council marks Pancreatic Awareness Month

Perth & Kinross Council will be lighting its buildings in purple on the evenings of 14 and 15 November to mark Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Free festive weekend parking offer set to return

Members of the Environment & Infrastructure Committee of Perth & Kinross Council have, at their most recent meeting, approved proposals to bring back last year's successful free festive parking offer, in Council-run car parks at weekends throughout December.

£635,000 refurbishment programme at Carpenter Court completed

Tenants of Carpenter Court Sheltered Housing in Perth have celebrated the completion of £635,000 refurbishment works at the complex.

Plan for affordable housing provision in Perth and Kinross updated

Councillors will be asked to approve an updated plan to provide additional affordable social housing across Perth & Kinross.

Council working to support homeless people directly into settled accommodation

Perth & Kinross Council continues to build on the success of its ground-breaking Home First programme to assist homeless households, Councillors will be told.

Councillors updated on performance of Housing Services

Councillors will be given an update on the performance of Housing Services at a meeting of the Housing and Communities Committee on Wednesday 31st October.

Perth & Kinross Council's Housing Services are number one for tenant satisfaction

Perth & Kinross Council's Housing Services are number one for tenant satisfaction

Hear about proposed rent levels at Tenant Autumn Conference 2018

Perth & Kinross Council tenants are invited to attend the Tenant Autumn Conference 2018 on Wednesday 3rd October, 11am - 1pm at the Salutation Hotel, South Street, Perth.

Perth & Kinross Technology Enabled Care Conference (Public Exhibition)

As part of the Technology Enabled Care Conference on Tuesday 25 September 2018, Perth & Kinross Health & Social Care Partnership are pleased to announce that there will be a public exhibition from 2-4pm in the foyer area at Perth Concert Hall, Mill Street, Perth.

Countdown to the Solheim Cup begins

In September 2019, the biggest and most prestigious event in women's golf, the Solheim Cup is being held at Gleneagles, just five years after the hugely successful staging of the 2014 Ryder Cup at the same venue.

Suicide Prevention Week 2018 to host a range of community events

The Perth and Kinross Community Planning Partnership will hold a series of events in co-ordination with National Suicide Prevention Week, taking place from Monday 10th to Sunday 16th September 2018.

Closure of vehicular gate at Rannoch Road entrance to Perth's Jeanfield Cemetery

Due to the increasing use of the road in Perth's Jeanfield Cemetery as a through route by motorists and the resulting danger posed to pedestrians, vehicular access to the cemetery via the Rannoch Road gates will be closed with the gates being locked.

Council's Housing & Communities Committee to set targets for year ahead

Councillors will receive an update on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 on the performance and progress of the Housing and Environment Service when its Business Management Improvement Plan (BMIP) is presented to Housing and Communities Committee.

Perth & Kinross Council Make a Stand Pledge against domestic abuse

Perth & Kinross Council is set to be the second local authority in Scotland to sign up to the Chartered Institute of Housing's Make a Stand Pledge to support people experiencing domestic abuse.

Perth City app to help individuals continue independent living

The Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership and LEAD Scotland have introduced a new digital project called 'TEC for Change' designed to help people to live independently.