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Tay Forest National Park bid submitted

Perth and Kinross Council has submitted its formal bid to create Scotland's third national park in Northern Perthshire to the Scottish Government.

Poverty, buses and business top budget priorities

Free buses, business boosts and cost of living support topped the agenda when Councillors agreed a three-year budget earlier today (28 February 2024).

Creative Day of Dance 2024

The annual Creative Day of Dance for Perth and Kinross primary and secondary schools takes place this year on Tuesday 27 February 2024.

New twin-stream recycling system making a positive impact

The support of residents for the recently introduced twin-stream recycling system in Perth and Kinross will assist in improving recycling levels around the area.

Pitlochry Asset Review - statement

We are aware of public interest in the ongoing Pitlochry Asset Review. We have engaged extensively with the community over recent months and are providing this update to ensure residents are kept up-to-date with proposals.

Council budget proposals published

Perth and Kinross Council has today published detailed options for its budget, including a range of service reductions put forward by Council officers.

Protecting adults is everyone's business

Perth and Kinross Council, the Perth & Kinross Adult Protection Committee, NHS Tayside and Police Scotland are delighted to support national Adult Support and Protection Day 2024. We want to ensure that all vulnerable adults in Perth and Kinross are safe from all forms of abuse. Therefore, we are supporting the national message for ASP Day that protecting adults is everyone's business.

Free Bus Travel Festive Success

Almost 22,000 people took advantage of free bus travel Saturdays in Perth and Kinross during December. Saving almost £54,000 in fares and potentially over 3,500 car journeys.

Public to have their say on Green Living Fund

Residents across Perth and Kinross are being given the chance to say which projects tackling the Cost of Living crisis and climate emergency should receive financial support.

Dementia Cafe Awareness Day, 6 March 2024

The Perth and Kinross Dementia Cafe will hold an awareness day event on Wednesday 6 March 2024 from 10am to 12.30pm at the North Church on Perth High Street.

Highlighting talent from Perth and Kinross to celebrate Perth Museum

Perth Museum is opening on March 30 with celebrations planned across the city, free for all to attend.

Fly-tippers face investigation and prosecution in Perth and Kinross

People who illegally dump rubbish and waste in Perth and Kinross have been warned they will be investigated and prosecuted.

Proposals for fleet decarbonisation

Elected Members will discuss options for the decarbonisation of the Council's vehicle fleet at the next meeting of the Climate Change and Sustainability Committee,

Dragons and Dancers set to illuminate Chinese New Year Celebrations in Perth 2024

This weekend, Perth will be lit up with the vibrant energy of the Year of the Dragon, celebrating the Chinese New Year on Sunday 11 February 2024.

Dementia Cafe benefits from local fundraising

A cheque for £1300 was presented on Wednesday 7 February 2024 to the Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership team who organise the monthly Dementia Cafe for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

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