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Host families sought for young unaccompanied asylum seekers

Perth & Kinross Council is seeking people locally who would be willing to act as host families for young unaccompanied asylum seekers.

Residents warned to expect more rain

Thankfully, despite the anticipated thunderstorms Perth and Kinross did not experience widespread flooding overnight on Tuesday. However, residents are being urged to remain prepared for possible flooding this week.

Major roadworks in Bridgend area of Perth from 1 August

Perth & Kinross Council will be carrying out essential road resurfacing works for two weeks in the Bridgend area of Perth, from Sunday 1 August 2021. As a result, motorists are being advised to expect significant delays, to allow extra time if going to appointments via this part of the city, and to follow the official diversions that will be in place during the works.

Gold Award for commitment to Armed Forces Covenant

Perth & Kinross Council is to receive the Gold Award for its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.

Community Investment Fund open for applications

Community projects across Perth and Kinross have the chance to bid for a share of £600,000 funding to tackle inequality and improve the quality of life.

Council making great progress towards delivering on national Ending Homelessness ambition

Perth & Kinross Council continues to be a leading local authority in Scotland through its work to prevent homelessness and provide support to people at risk of becoming homeless.

Council makes Offer to support tenants suffering financial hardship

Perth & Kinross Council has made an Offer to tenants facing financial difficulties that their homes will not be at risk if they engage with us over rent arrears.

Largest development of new Council housing in decades completed in Scone

A major development of 65 new affordable Council homes has been completed at the site of the former Glebe School in Scone.

Free school meals expansion to begin in August

Free school meals will be offered to all P4 pupils in Perth and Kinross Council schools from the start of the new term in August 2021.

Report to Full Council regarding Universal Free Primary School Meals

As part of the Scottish Government's programme to extend Free School Meal entitlement to all primary school pupils from August 2021, the Council is considering options to increase school meal production capacity in its primary schools.