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Call for projects to help local people back into employment and tackle poverty

Perth & Kinross Council, on behalf of the Perth & Kinross Community Planning Partnership, is calling for projects to deliver employability and social inclusion activities across the local area.

Inspection report published for Newhill Primary School

Following an inspection visit in January 2019, Education Scotland have now published their report on Newhill Primary School and Nursery Class in Blairgowrie (Tuesday 12 March 2019).

Community festival set to celebrate food, health and wellbeing

A forthcoming celebration of food, health and wellbeing in Highland Perthshire and Strathtay will bring together a whole host of community-led activities between Sunday 17 and Sunday 24 March 2019.

Perth West investment proposition to benefit from joint promotion and partnership

Perth & Kinross Council and the John Dewar Lamberkin Trust, the driving force behind the Perth West development, strengthened their joint working and engagement on Wednesday 6 March 2019 with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

New Council flats completed at Crieff Road, Perth

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

New Early Years Practitioners receive praise on their achievements

The Scottish Government's expansion of Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) provision has given existing employees of Perth & Kinross Council the opportunity to pursue a new career in the field. Last year, employees from across the Council chose to take part in a bespoke programme developed in partnership with the University of the Highlands and Islands at its Perth campus.

Oakbank Kids' Club is excellent!

Oakbank Kids' Club is excellent- it's official! A recent inspection by the Care Inspectorate evaluated the quality of care and support, as well as the environment, at Oakbank Kids' Club in Perth as excellent.

Consultation on Supplementary Guidance

There is still time to have your say on a suite of new and improved draft planning guidance documents.

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.