Perth n Kinross Council

Bertha Park scoops top planning award

The new Bertha Park village being built on the edge of Perth has been recognised by the Scottish Government for its innovative approach to planning.

Published 17 December 2018

Over two thirds of residents support increasing cycling infrastructure

More than two thirds of residents in Glasgow, Stirling and Perth want protected space for cycling, according to the UK's most comprehensive assessment of cycling in cities.

Published 28 November 2018

Heads of terms signed for £700m Tay Cities Region Deal

Representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined four local council leaders and business and academic chiefs in Perth yesterday to formally sign the £700 million Tay Cities Region Deal.

Published 23 November 2018

Perth sheltered housing revamp completed

A £635,000 refurbishment project has been completed at Carpenter Court Sheltered Housing in Perth.

Published 8 November 2018

Reports highlights Perth & Kinross Council’s housing performance

Perth & Kinross Council is performing well against a number of housing service areas, a new report has highlighted.

Published 2 November 2018

Updated Perth and Kinross affordable housing provision plan approved

Councillors have approved an updated plan to provide additional affordable social housing across Perth & Kinross.

Published 1 November 2018

Perth & Kinross Council continues to build on Home First success

A groundbreaking Perth & Kinross Council programme to assist homeless households and avoid the use of temporary accommodation is going from strength to strength, councillors have been told.

Published 1 November 2018

Developer secures green light to deliver 117 new homes in Blairgowrie

Perth and Kinross Council has approved plans for a major expansion of the region’s biggest town.

Published 4 September 2018

Perth & Kinross Council to set housing targets for year ahead

The performance and progress of Perth & Kinross Council’s housing and environment service is to be presented to councillors this week in a report which also sets out some objectives for the next 12 months.

Published 21 August 2018

New build flats in Scone handed over to Perth & Kinross Council

Perth & Kinross Council has celebrated the completion of its latest development of new-build homes.

Published 17 August 2018

Housing debt improving in Perth and Kinross

A push to reduce rent arrears by Perth and Kinross Council is working, but the authority is still owed more than £1 million, according to The Courier.

Published 9 July 2018

Funding secured to tackle fuel poverty in Perth and Kinross homes

Over £2 million has been secured to help replace old central heating systems across Perth and Kinross.

Published 6 July 2018

Perth & Kinross Council appoints new chief executive

Current Care Inspectorate chief executive, Karen Reid, has been announced as the new chief executive of Perth & Kinross Council, taking over from Bernadette Malone who will retire on July 1.

Published 24 May 2018

Food waste reduction campaign helps Perth and Kinross tenants save money

New Perth & Kinross Council tenants have been helped to save money on food bills thanks to a partnership between the local authority and local community groups.

Published 15 May 2018

Perth & Kinross Council to update gypsy traveller strategy

Councillors in Perth & Kinross will receive a progress report on the council’s gypsy traveller strategy next week with a view to the implementation of a revised strategy later in the year.

Published 9 May 2018