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Recycling rates on the rise in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross Council has the 10th best recycling and composting rate in Scotland.

Covid memorials in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross residents are being given the chance to pay their respects to those who lost their lives because of Covid.

Schools' Cross-Country Championships 2023

The annual Perth & Kinross Council Cross-Country Championships, for primary and secondary schools, took place on Tuesday 21 March 2023, at Perth Racecourse and Scone Palace grounds.

Improving access to education

Councillors approved a new plan to improve accessibility to education for children with a disability or Additional Support Needs when Perth & Kinross Council's Learning and Families Committee met this week.

Love was in the air on Friday's Free Bus Day!

More than 4,000 people saved emissions and showed love for their bus and planet by hopping onboard their local bus on Valentine's Friday for free!

New five-year housing strategy for Perth and Kinross

Councillors are being asked to approve a new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for Perth and Kinross. The five-year Strategy sets out the vision, policies and plans that will enable the Council and its community partners to continue the delivery of high-quality housing and housing services for local people.

Cairngorms National Park Elections underway

Electors registered to vote in the Cairngorms National Park Election are being reminded that they have until 2pm on Thursday, 23 March 2023 to return their ballot papers to elect a community representative to serve on the Cairngorms National Park Authority Board in their ward.

Breakfast club serves 25,000th meal

Perth Academy Breakfast Club celebrated a major milestone on Friday (March 10) when it served its 25,000th breakfast.

Kinross-shire sustainable drainage scheme scoops national award

A national award for an innovative approach to sustainable drainage in Kinross-shire was celebrated on Friday 10 March 2023, at the AK Bell Library by members of the local community, elected members and staff from Perth & Kinross Council and Depute Provost Andrew Parrott.

Perth and Kinross to host Gran Fondo

Perth and Kinross will host one of the world's biggest cycling events after councillors approved plans for the Gran Fondo, which will take place on August 4.

Creative Day of Dance 2023

The annual Creative Day of Dance for Perth and Kinross primary and secondary schools this year takes place on Tuesday 7 March 2023.

Council reaffirms commitment to Blairgowrie Recreation Centre

Plans to progress with a new leisure centre in Perthshire's largest town were today (Wed March 1) confirmed as Councillors pledged to press ahead with a replacement Blairgowrie Recreation Centre.

Perth & Kinross Council delivers budget to support residents in need

Councillors today (Wed, March 1) agreed be one of the lowest percentage increases for Council Tax in Scotland, as part of a budget focused on supporting residents in need, economic recovery and investing in local communities.

Residents urged to show support for Ukraine

Perth and Kinross residents are being asked to show their support for Ukraine at a special rally in Perth on Friday evening.

Motorists asked to switch off engines and 'Ease the Wheeze'

New powers to help improve air quality and, at the same time, contribute to reducing the impact of climate change, will come into effect in Perth and Kinross from 1 March 2023.

Cairngorms National Park Authority Board Elections

Anyone wishing to stand for election as one of five community representatives on the Cairngorms National Park Authority Board has until 4pm on Wednesday 15 February 2023 to lodge their nomination papers. 

Historic roots of Perth and Kinross celebrated as part of Platinum Jubilee

The historic roots of Perth and Kinross are being celebrated as part of a network of ancient Woodlands and Trees created to mark the late Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Council invests in energy advice programmes

Perth & Kinross Council has invested in the expansion of free home energy advice services to help the thousands of households worried about the rising energy bills and the cost-of-living crisis or wanting to take action to address climate change.

Love your bus this Valentine's weekend

Save money and show your love for the environment this Valentine's Weekend!

Cairngorms National Park Elections

Nominations are now open for people wishing to stand as candidates in the Cairngorms National Park Authority board elections. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday 15 February 2023 (before 4pm). 

Council rent levels for 2023/24 to be considered

A record number of Perth & Kinross Council tenants have had their say on their rent level for 2023/24.

Councillors asked to approve principle of transient site for Gypsy/Traveller community

Councillors are being asked to consider the development of a transient site for Gypsy/Travellers in Perth.

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