A collaboration between Kinross-shire community organisations, a developer and Perth and Kinross Council has ensured that the war memorial in Blairingone remains accessible to the public wishing to pay their respects and remember local people who served in the armed forces.
Scone Palace, the Crowning site of Scottish Kings and the original home of the Stone of Scone, also known as the Stone of Destiny, will now see UCI World Champions crowned as it welcomes the finish of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo road races on Friday 4 August.
Applications to the £400,00 Community Investment Fund (CIF) are open. To help community groups with their applications, our Communities Team will be hosting drop-in sessions throughout Perth and Kinross from 18 July 2023.
The Council's Communities Service continued to provide high-quality services and vital support for tenants and residents over the last 12 months despite challenges caused by the cost-of-living crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic, a report to Councillors says.
Councillors will be asked to approve the distribution of funding totalling £600,000 to be used for local projects across Perth and Kinross through the Community Investment Fund (CIF) and Local Action Partnerships (LAPs).
Perth and Kinross Council's Community Greenspace team and the Friends of Wallace Park group have recently completed the latest phase of a collaborative project that significantly enhances the Glenfarg park's play area for community use.
In response to the news last night that Kilgraston School is to permanently close on 24 June 2023, it is recognised that parents/carers of current Kilgraston pupils will be trying to find another school for their child to attend.
Councillors will be asked to approve a consultation on whether controls on short-term lets should be introduced in some areas of Perthshire where there is pressure on the availability of affordable housing.
The Big Place Conversation will continue across Kinross-shire, Glenfarg, Almond and Earn, and Strathearn and Strathallan, providing an opportunity for residents to give their views over future development and land use in their communities.