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Residents asked to report illegal vaping products

Perth & Kinross Council's Trading Standards team are advising residents about the dangers from illegal vaping products - and asking them to report any information they may have about sales of these items locally.

Tayside councils tackle fly-tipping

Perth & Kinross Council has teamed up with Angus and Dundee City councils to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping.

Cultural ambitions remain high for Tay Cities region

Civic and culture leaders today have said the Tay Cities Region's cultural ambitions remain high, despite not being longlisted for the UK City of Culture 2025.

A823 Glendevon Bridge repairs being planned for Winter 2021

Perth & Kinross Council is currently planning arrangements for repairs to the A823 Glendevon Bridge, which was severely damaged during the storm conditions on 12 August 2020.

Councillors agree funding to allow Invergowrie pupils to continue attending Harris Academy

Perth and Kinross Councillors have agreed a capital of investment of £4.2 million to allow Invergowrie pupils to continue attending Harris Academy in Dundee.

Blue bin contamination monitoring to help households stick to the six

Perth & Kinross Council's campaign to tackle contamination in blue bins has begun its next stage. During the week beginning Monday 27 September 2021, the Waste Services Team is undertaking additional monitoring on a number of blue bin collection routes.

Secondary schools take on 7 Cities Hydrogen Challenge

Between Monday 13 and Thursday 23 September 2021, over 500 S2 pupils from the five secondary schools in Perth took part in the local leg of the 7 Cities Hydrogen Challenge.

Comment invited on new Planning for Nature guidance

Perth & Kinross Council has released a new guidance document to help those proposing new houses or larger developments to ensure wildlife and habitats are protected and enhanced.

Council backs supermarket's new in-store soft plastics recycling scheme for householders

Residents in Perth and Kinross are being encouraged to recycle their clean soft plastics (which includes bread bags, plastic film lids on yoghurt pots/soft fruit punnets/ready meals, plastic crisp packets, pasta bags, chocolate wrappers and biscuit wrappers, none of which can go into the household recycling bin) at participating Co-op stores.

Short Breaks survey open for families' views

Caring for a child or young person with a disability can be highly rewarding and is also at times demanding on a family.