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Service disruptions

Perth & Kinross Council will endeavour to keep you informed of closures and disruptions to the area whether it is the closure of your child's school, how to find out about any flood warnings, planned road activities to minimise travel delays and bus service changes.

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School closures 

Adverse weather conditions and other unexpected circumstances may sometimes lead to schools and other Education establishments being closed for safety reasons.

Find out whether you are affected by school closures and how to access the most up to date information.

Waste and recycling

Friarton Recycling Centre is closed for the remainder of today (Sunday 19 May 2024) as a precaution due to an earlier fire at Friarton Depot.

View information on potential disruptions to household and commercial waste and recycling services due to severe weather or unforeseen occurrence.

Bus services

View a summary of current and any expected disruptions to services operating in Perth and Kinross:


Gritting and snow clearing

All roads have been assessed and given a priority based on their usage and importance.   View the priority gritting map to see which roads are gritted and how often.

For the latest information on the local roads network follow @Perthandkinross on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter), and for trunk roads follow @trafficscotland on X (formerly Twitter).

Live traffic camera

View live road traffic cameras to see what roads are like and how traffic is coping in Perth and Kinross and further afield.

Emergency / unplanned road closures

Information about emergency road closures are available from the following information sources:

Planned road closures

To minimise any travel delays, you can access weekly road reports to inform you of all significant planned road works where delays may exist and current road closures with advised diversion routes so you are able to avoid these trouble spots.


Find out if there are any flood warnings currently in place, and get advice on protecting your property or land, as well as guidance on the roles and responsibilities of the different organisations involved in responding to flooding in Scotland.

Radio stationFrequency
Radio Tay (Perth)AM 1584, FM 96.4
Radio Tay (Everywhere else)AM 1161, FM 102.8
Radio ScotlandFM 92.4 - 94.7  and MW 810
Radio Heartland FMFM 97.5, 106.6

Out of hours contact numbers

Access a list of telephone numbers in order to contact the Council out of hours or in the event of an emergency such as:

  • Adult care services
  • Anti-social behaviour helpline (voicemail)
  • Child protection
  • Council housing emergency repairs
  • Dangerous buildings
  • Environmental health
  • Flooding
  • Homelessness
  • Mental health services
  • Roads
Last modified on 19 May 2024

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