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Mill Street regeneration wins prestigious award

The regeneration of Mill Street in Perth has won a prestigious national award.

Continued vigilance on child protection highlighted in annual report

The Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee (CPC)'s latest Standards & Quality Report will be considered at Perth & Kinross Council's Scrutiny and Performance Committee on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

Events for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

We are once again taking part in the international campaign '16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence' that aims to raise awareness and encourage individuals and organisations across the world to call for the prevention and end of gender-based violence.

Perth's Christmas spectacular party returns!

There were smiles, dancing and festive cheer on the streets of Perth city centre this weekend as the Winter Festival events returned with free family entertainment, live music, cakes, soup, and a fantastic party atmosphere! Thousands of people poured into the city centre for the Christmas Lights Switch-On, last seen in November 2019.

16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2022

Perth & Kinross Council is taking part in an international campaign to tackle gender-based violence. '16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence' is an annual event that aims to raise awareness and encourage individuals and organisations across the world to call for the prevention and end of gender-based violence.

Carers Rights Day 2022

Carers in Perth and Kinross can learn about the support available to help them through the Cost-of-Living crisis on Carers Rights Day this week.

Perth Christmas Lights switch on

This weekend will be the Perth Christmas Lights Switch-on Event and will run from Friday 18 November to Sunday 20 November 2022.

Industrial action to close schools and nurseries on November 24

Perth and Kinross Council schools and nurseries will be closed to pupils on Thursday November 24 because of strike action called by teaching unions in a national dispute over pay.

Free bus travel on offer in December 2022

Christmas shoppers will be able to enjoy free travel on all local bus services within Perth and Kinross on the three Saturdays before Christmas.

More time to have your say on Council priorities

Hundreds of residents have already taken the time to comment on the Council's budget and priorities for the next five years, and with new evening virtual discussion sessions added to the planner the deadline for completing the survey has been extended for another week.

Warm welcome on offer across Perth and Kinross

Fifty community groups across Perth and Kinross have shared more than £111,000 of Council funding to provide warm spaces for residents this winter.

Upcoming opportunity to contribute to next Local Development Plan

Public engagement on the third Local Development Plan (LDP) for Perth and Kinross will begin in early 2023, providing an opportunity for residents of all ages to have their say and inform the content of the Plan.

Councillors asked to declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

Councillors in Perth and Kinross will be asked to declare a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency this week.

Businesses asked to take part in Green survey

Businesses in Perth and Kinross are being asked to take part in a new survey to gauge their progress towards Net Zero.

Resurfacing works due to begin soon in Blairgowrie

We will shortly be carrying out essential road and footway resurfacing works in the Boat Brae and Wellmeadow area of Blairgowrie, starting on Thursday 17 November 2022.

Name of new museum revealed

A public search to name the new museum being developed in Perth City Hall has concluded, with more than 60% of the respondents voting for a name that encapsulates the stories and the history of the building: Perth Museum.

Attainment levels reach record high

Attainment levels for primary one pupils in Perth and Kinross reached their highest ever level since data collection started in 2016/17, a new report states.

Young people in action to combat climate change in Perth and Kinross

Just a few days before COP27, young people from secondary schools across Perth and Kinross will gather on Friday 4 November 2022 at Dewars Centre for the Perth and Kinross Youth Climate Conference.

Efforts to tackle poverty in Perth and Kinross stepped up

Efforts to combat the Cost-of-Living Crisis were stepped up on Friday when the Perth and Kinross Anti-Poverty Taskforce met for the first time.

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