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Perth and Kinross Brexit Business Survey

In September, Officers from the Council's Enterprise, Trade and Investment team carried out a Preparations and Perceptions Survey with local businesses based all across the Perth and Kinross area.

Views sought on food growing strategy

Perth and Kinross Council is inviting groups and individuals interested in food growing to respond to a short survey which will inform the emerging Food Growing Strategy.

Building work begins on 70 brand new Council homes in Perth

To mark Scottish Housing Day 2019 Perth & Kinross Council announced the start of building work on 70 brand new Council homes on the western edge of Perth - the largest new development the Council has undertaken since the start of its new-build programme in 2011.

Curtain goes up on 2019 Solheim Cup with Gala Dinner at Perth Concert Hall

The curtain-raiser to the 2019 Solheim Cup - the Solheim Cup Gala Dinner - will take place in Perth tomorrow (Wednesday 11th September).

Suicide Prevention Week 2019 events planned in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership will hold a series of events to mark Suicide Prevention Week from Monday 9th to Sunday 15th September 2019.

Consultation launched on housing need in Blairgowrie

Perth & Kinross Council is launching a public consultation to find out what kind of affordable housing is needed in Blairgowrie.

Rent bond scheme celebrates 10 years of success

A Perth & Kinross Council scheme that gives people easy access private rented housing has reached its 10th anniversary. Over the last decade the Rent Bond Guarantee Scheme (RGBS) has supported 1,650 households into accommodation without having to pay a deposit up front.

Common Housing Register boost to help people access affordable social housing

People who apply for housing through the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR) will now have more choice after Perth-based social landlord Fairfield Housing Co-operative signed up to join.

Road resurfacing works in Glenfarg from next week

Perth & Kinross Council would advise that carriageway resurfacing works will be carried out shortly on Ladeside and Duncrievie Road, Glenfarg, starting on Ladeside on Monday 22 July 2019.

New 'Smart Flat' showcases tech that helps people live independently for longer

A new "Smart Flat" has opened in Perth showcasing how the use of technology can support vulnerable people to continue living independently in their own homes

Perth launch event for Learning Disability Week 2019

Learning Disability Week will be launched in Perth and Kinross this year with a celebratory event at Bell's Sports Centre, Perth on Monday 13th May between 10:00-12:00 Noon.

Tenants enjoy new kitchens and bathrooms under Council improvement scheme

Hundreds of housing tenants have had new kitchens and bathrooms fitted in their homes thanks to a multi-million pound Perth & Kinross Council improvements programme.

New Council flats completed at Crieff Road, Perth

A development of 24 new flats for Council tenants has been completed by Perth & Kinross Council.

Perth & Kinross Council to deliver 65 new affordable homes for Scone

Perth & Kinross Council has announced plans to deliver 65 affordable homes on the former Glebe Primary School site in the village of Scone

New Rapid Rehousing approach will build on Council's Home First success

A new plan that will support Perth & Kinross Council to continue its work to minimise the impact of homelessness has been presented to the Scottish Government.

Council rent levels for 2019/20 to be considered

Perth & Kinross Council tenants have given their verdict on how much they think their rent should rise by in 2019/20.