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Funding for local community projects set to be approved

Councillors will be asked to approve the distribution of funding totalling £400,000 to be used for local community projects across Perth and Kinross through the Community Investment Fund (CIF) and Participatory Budgeting.

Progress report on five-year housing strategy for Perth and Kinross

A progress report on the Council's five-year Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for Perth and Kinross will be given to Councillors at a meeting on Wednesday 19th June.

Success for Missing Shares repair scheme

An innovative pilot scheme that supports people living in shared ownership properties to carry out essential maintenance and repairs has delivered successful results, a Council report says.

Councillors approve £8.7 million investment in Pitlochry High School

Plans to invest in Pitlochry High School to create a new community campus and create more affordable housing in the town have been given the green light by councillors in Perth and Kinross.

Road resurfacing works, A926 Five Roads Roundabout, Alyth

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have unfortunately had to further adjust dates for the planned road resurfacing at the Five Roads roundabout in Alyth.

Dementia Cafe Awareness Day coming up soon

The latest Awareness Day event for the Perth and Kinross Dementia Cafe initiative is coming up on Wednesday 5 June 2024.

Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Trial Underway in Perth City

Perth and Kinross Council has begun a trial using Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel in six of our refuse vehicles serving Perth city.

Classic Car Weekend event information

This weekend will be the Classic Car Weekend in Perth City. We have two days of events on Saturday 1 June and Sunday 2 June 2024 from 10.00am until 3.00pm.

Kick off Super Summer of Events: A weekend of cars, cocktails and Garden Fairs

This weekend celebrates the start of summer in Perth and Kinross with an exciting blend of cars, cocktails, and garden fairs.

Consultation on Draft Mobility Strategy launched

Perth and Kinross residents are being invited to help shape and improve the transport network over the next 15 years.

Perth and Kinross celebrate a journey of kindness, compassion and person-centred care

Perth and Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) hosted a What Matters to You celebration event this week.

Free bus travel on first Saturday of every month

Perth and Kinross residents, shoppers and visitors can enjoy free bus travel on the first Saturday of every month starting on 1 June 2024.

Super summer of events in Perth and Kinross

Perth and Kinross is set to host another sensational summer, inviting residents and visitors to enjoy a wide array of spectacular events.

New MacRosty Park café operators ready to welcome customers

Visitors to Crieff's MacRosty Park will be able to enjoy tea, coffee, cold drinks, sandwiches and cake this summer as new tenants get ready take over the Pavilion Café.

Night-time A93 closures for essential resurfacing works

We plan to carry out essential road resurfacing works on the A93 between Broughdearg and Tigh-na-Coille, starting on Sunday 26 May 2024.

Perth Museum given five-star status by VisitScotland

Perth Museum has been awarded five stars by national tourism body VisitScotland.

Friarton Depot fire - 19 May 2024

Due to what is believed to a waste electrical fire at Friarton Depot earlier this afternoon, neighbouring residents are advised to keep doors and windows closed due to the amount of smoke.

Councillor honoured for charity work in Ukraine

A Perth and Kinross Councillor has been given a prestigious award for his charity work in Ukraine.

Over £3 million of funding secured to help tackle fuel poverty in Perth and Kinross

Qualifying households in Perth and Kinross have saved an average of £2,100 on their bills over the last 12 months thanks to an energy efficiency scheme.

Boost for sustainable community transport

We have today committed to purchase four 6 to 8-seater vehicles to support community transport initiatives in the area to encourage more sustainable forms of travel.

More partnerships with childminders sought for early learning and childcare delivery

Perth and Kinross Council is inviting childminders to come along to forthcoming events covering how they can get into partnership with the Council to deliver funded hours of early learning and childcare (ELC).

Tourism boost as Perth granted Coach-Friendly Status

Perth's status as a leading tourist destination has been given a major boost after it was re-accredited as Coach Friendly on Wednesday.

Housebuilder donates books for Perth and Kinross schoolchildren

Around 500 primary pupils across Perth and Kinross are now the proud recipients of a free copy of the captivating children's book "Cones and Building Homes", thanks to homebuilder Persimmon North Scotland.

Extended grassland management trials to boost biodiversity

Perth and Kinross will grow wild in a bid to improve biodiversity over the next three years.

Rodney Pavilion preferred bidder

Kevin Cuthbert Personal Training is on course to becoming the new owners of Rodney Pavilion in Perth after Perth and Kinross Council's Property Sub-Committee granted them preferred bidder status on Tuesday.

Pitlochry Asset Review - update

We have consulted extensively with the Pitlochry community to understand their priorities as we consider future use of our buildings in the town.

Perth and Kinross leading the way in Council Tax collection

Perth and Kinross Council has one of the highest Council Tax collection rates in the country.

Blairgowrie Recreation Centre to be Scotland's first Passivhaus leisure centre

Scotland's first Passivhaus leisure centre is currently being built in Blairgowrie.

Council beats target for buying back ex-Council homes

Perth and Kinross Council's scheme to buy back former Council homes for affordable housing has resulted in the purchase of 48 properties in the last year, against a target of 30.

Hundreds of tonnes of fly-tipped waste removed from Perth site

Over 230 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish and waste has been removed from a fly-tipping black-spot at Friarton, Perth.

Perth Museum opening weekend 30/31 March 2024

Celebrate the new Perth Museum and the arrival of the Stone of Destiny with a packed programme of stages and activities in Perth city centre

Stagecoach to delay service changes

Proposed changes to bus services in Perth and Kinross will be delayed for a month to allow Stagecoach and Perth and Kinross Council more time to evaluate and mitigate their impact.

Office space at Pullar House marketed for rent

Office space in Pullar House is now being marketed for rent as Perth and Kinross Council explores the possibility of creating an integrated public service estate in the centre of Perth.

Councillors call for rethink over bus proposals

Councillors today unanimously called on bus company Stagecoach to reconsider its proposals to cut services across Perth and Kinross.

Perth Academy inspection report

Inspectors from Education Scotland visited Perth Academy in November last year.

Councillors asked to make Perth and Kinross an area of sanctuary

Councillors will be asked to make Perth and Kinross an area of sanctuary as part of the UK City of Sanctuary Scheme when they meet next week.

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.

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