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Perth & Kinross Council would like to remind residents that on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December 2019, and Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 January 2020, there will be no kerbside bin collections and all Recycling Centres and public toilets will be closed, along with Perth Crematorium and Greyfriars Cemetery.
As part of Perth & Kinross Council's work to prepare for the upcoming (August 2020) expansion of funded early learning and childcare provision to 1140 hours, Guildtown Primary School in Eastern Perthshire opened its new nursery's doors to children earlier this week (Monday 25 November 2019).
Perth & Kinross Council will begin its prioritised programme of memorial headstone inspections in Blair Atholl and Jeanfield cemeteries on Monday 6th January 2020. All memorials in the Council's cemeteries will be tested in line with the Scottish Government's guidance on Memorial Safety.
Perth & Kinross Council is pleased to confirm that, following a trial extension to the opening hours of public toilet provision in Pitlochry, this arrangement will remain in place over the Winter 2019-20 period.
A Small-Electricals Recycling Bank has recently been introduced at the Oakbank Community Centre Recycling Point on Viewlands Road West in Perth, where any household waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) can be deposited for recycling. This covers anything powered by a plug or battery, that needs charging or has a symbol of a crossed-out wheelie bin on it.
Don't forget that the free festive parking offer in Council-run car parks in Perth and Kinross begins this weekend (Saturday November 30) and continues on Saturdays and Sundays in December 2019.
Perth and Kinross residents can get free advice on how they can reduce household energy bills from the Home Energy Advice Team, funded by the Council.
The Integration Joint Board (IJB) of Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership has given its approval to a new Carers Strategy for 2019 to 2022 which commits to making service changes required to better meet the identified needs of both young and adult carers locally.
Community groups and frontline staff who work with the public in Perth and Kinross are invited to attend free events that raise awareness of fuel poverty and how it can be tackled.
Perth will mark Remembrance Day this year with events on Friday 8, Sunday 10 and Monday 11 November 2019.
A Perthshire woman has recently been presented with the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her services to kayaking and canoeing in Scotland.
A report on the performance of Perth & Kinross Council's Housing Services has highlighted our sector-leading approach to tackling homelessness.
To mark Scottish Housing Day 2019 Perth & Kinross Council announced the start of building work on 70 brand new Council homes on the western edge of Perth - the largest new development the Council has undertaken since the start of its new-build programme in 2011.
The curtain-raiser to the 2019 Solheim Cup - the Solheim Cup Gala Dinner - will take place in Perth tomorrow (Wednesday 11th September).
Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership will hold a series of events to mark Suicide Prevention Week from Monday 9th to Sunday 15th September 2019.
Perth & Kinross Council is launching a public consultation to find out what kind of affordable housing is needed in Blairgowrie.
A Perth & Kinross Council scheme that gives people easy access private rented housing has reached its 10th anniversary. Over the last decade the Rent Bond Guarantee Scheme (RGBS) has supported 1,650 households into accommodation without having to pay a deposit up front.
People who apply for housing through the Perth and Kinross Common Housing Register (CHR) will now have more choice after Perth-based social landlord Fairfield Housing Co-operative signed up to join.
Perth & Kinross Council would advise that carriageway resurfacing works will be carried out shortly on Ladeside and Duncrievie Road, Glenfarg, starting on Ladeside on Monday 22 July 2019.
A new "Smart Flat" has opened in Perth showcasing how the use of technology can support vulnerable people to continue living independently in their own homes
Learning Disability Week will be launched in Perth and Kinross this year with a celebratory event at Bell's Sports Centre, Perth on Monday 13th May between 10:00-12:00 Noon.
Hundreds of housing tenants have had new kitchens and bathrooms fitted in their homes thanks to a multi-million pound Perth & Kinross Council improvements programme.
A development of 24 new flats for Council tenants has been completed by Perth & Kinross Council.
Perth & Kinross Council has announced plans to deliver 65 affordable homes on the former Glebe Primary School site in the village of Scone
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.
Perth & Kinross Council tenants have given their verdict on how much they think their rent should rise by in 2019/20.