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Kirkmichael residents to benefit from new community transport vehicle

Kirkmichael residents will benefit from a new eight-seater vehicle donated by Perth and Kinross Council for community use.

Perth to host Ukrainian Independence Day celebrations on August 24

Perth will host Scotland's Ukraine Independence Day celebrations on August 24.

School vandalism condemned

A senior Perth and Kinross councillor has urged residents to report suspicious behaviour to Police Scotland after four schools were targeted by vandals in the opening weeks of the summer holidays.

Galloway chosen as site of Scotland's third national park

The Scottish Government has chosen Galloway to be the home of Scotland's third national park.

Dior donation to keep Perth and Kinross in bloom for years to come

Community groups across Perth and Kinross have benefited from a recent star-studded event held near Crieff by fashion house Dior, after the company donated around £150,000 worth of plants to the local area.

Community Investment Fund to open for bids

Community groups in Perth and Kinross will get a chance to bid for a share of £300,000 funding from the Community Investment Fund when it opens for applications next week.

An Amazing August planned as part of the Super Summer of Events in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross is set to host an Amazing August as part of its Super Summer of Events, promising a spectacular lineup of activities and festivities for residents and visitors alike.

Wonder Mix helping to sow the seeds for better local biodiversity

A partnership between Perth and Kinross Council and community groups is helping to improve local biodiversity on the ground.

Ambitions to grow circular economy in Perth and Kinross

Ambitions for Perth and Kinross to become a leader in developing the circular economy were discussed in Perth last week.

Stanley community views sought on future use of local woodland site

The views of the community in Stanley are being sought about the future use of a local woodland site in the centre of the village.

Councillors approve £8.7 million investment in Pitlochry High School

Plans to invest in Pitlochry High School to create a new community campus and create more affordable housing in the town have been given the green light by councillors in Perth and Kinross.

Consultation on Draft Mobility Strategy launched

Perth and Kinross residents are being invited to help shape and improve the transport network over the next 15 years.

Free bus travel on first Saturday of every month

Perth and Kinross residents, shoppers and visitors can enjoy free bus travel on the first Saturday of every month starting on 1 June 2024.

Perth Museum given five-star status by VisitScotland

Perth Museum has been awarded five stars by national tourism body VisitScotland.

Councillor honoured for charity work in Ukraine

A Perth and Kinross Councillor has been given a prestigious award for his charity work in Ukraine.

Tourism boost as Perth granted Coach-Friendly Status

Perth's status as a leading tourist destination has been given a major boost after it was re-accredited as Coach Friendly on Wednesday.

Housebuilder donates books for Perth and Kinross schoolchildren

Around 500 primary pupils across Perth and Kinross are now the proud recipients of a free copy of the captivating children's book "Cones and Building Homes", thanks to homebuilder Persimmon North Scotland.

Extended grassland management trials to boost biodiversity

Perth and Kinross will grow wild in a bid to improve biodiversity over the next three years.

Rodney Pavilion preferred bidder

Kevin Cuthbert Personal Training is on course to becoming the new owners of Rodney Pavilion in Perth after Perth and Kinross Council's Property Sub-Committee granted them preferred bidder status on Tuesday.

Pitlochry Asset Review - update

We have consulted extensively with the Pitlochry community to understand their priorities as we consider future use of our buildings in the town.

Council beats target for buying back ex-Council homes

Perth and Kinross Council's scheme to buy back former Council homes for affordable housing has resulted in the purchase of 48 properties in the last year, against a target of 30.

Hundreds of tonnes of fly-tipped waste removed from Perth site

Over 230 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish and waste has been removed from a fly-tipping black-spot at Friarton, Perth.

Perth Museum opening weekend 30/31 March 2024

Celebrate the new Perth Museum and the arrival of the Stone of Destiny with a packed programme of stages and activities in Perth city centre

Stagecoach to delay service changes

Proposed changes to bus services in Perth and Kinross will be delayed for a month to allow Stagecoach and Perth and Kinross Council more time to evaluate and mitigate their impact.

Office space at Pullar House marketed for rent

Office space in Pullar House is now being marketed for rent as Perth and Kinross Council explores the possibility of creating an integrated public service estate in the centre of Perth.

Councillors call for rethink over bus proposals

Councillors today unanimously called on bus company Stagecoach to reconsider its proposals to cut services across Perth and Kinross.

Perth Academy inspection report

Inspectors from Education Scotland visited Perth Academy in November last year.

Councillors asked to make Perth and Kinross an area of sanctuary

Councillors will be asked to make Perth and Kinross an area of sanctuary as part of the UK City of Sanctuary Scheme when they meet next week.

Pitlochry Asset Review - statement

We are aware of public interest in the ongoing Pitlochry Asset Review. We have engaged extensively with the community over recent months and are providing this update to ensure residents are kept up-to-date with proposals.

Statement on development at Taymouth Castle Estate (updated 3 July 2024)

We are aware that there is an ongoing level of interest and speculation about progress on a development at Taymouth Castle Estate. Given that some of this discussion includes references to the role we play in the planning process we thought it would be helpful to set this out.

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