Perth & Kinross Council

Perth and Kinross Council approves plans to renovate Victorian building overlooking city hall

Perth and Kinross Council planners have agreed a proposal to convert the four-storey building at the rear of Cafe Biba in Perth city centre into seven flats.

Published 21 October 2020

Rock Trust helping young people in Perth to build their own futures

Scottish youth homelessness charity Rock Trust has launched a new project in Perth to help young people affected by or at risk of homelessness.

Published 24 September 2020

Greenspace Scotland research project to heat homes with transformed urban landscapes

Perth & Kinross Council is joining a number of Scotland's local authorities in taking part in a pioneering new project exploring how urban landscapes can be transformed to heat homes and other buildings while cutting carbon emissions.The local authorities, alongside a wide range of public sector bodies and technical partners, are taking part in the Greenspace Scotland research project, Green Heat in Greenspaces (GHiGs). 

Published 18 September 2020

Perth & Kinross Council highlights impact of community support during COVID-19

Throughout the main lockdown period of the coronavirus pandemic, Perth & Kinross Council worked closely with local community groups and organisations to support those most in need, particularly in relation to access to food and groceries.

Published 9 September 2020

Tay Cities Deal partners committed to signing 'as soon as possible'

Partners involved in the proposed Tay Cities Deal have reaffirmed their desire to sign the final deal.

Published 8 September 2020

Hillcrest buys 12 affordable homes in Muirton

Hillcrest Homes has completed the acquisition of 12 homes in Perth’s Muirton area, working with developer Urban Union against the odds of lockdown to deliver more affordable homes.

Published 4 September 2020

Caledonia awarded £1m contract to deliver Care & Repair services for two local authorities

Perth & Kinross Council and Angus Council have appointed Caledonia Housing Association to deliver Care & Repair services to residents in a three-year joint contract.  

Published 7 August 2020

Scottish Government overturns unanimous rejection of Milnathort homes plan

Perth & Kinross Council’s refusal of a housing application in Milnathort has been overturned by the Scottish Government.

Published 6 August 2020

Urban Union launches £2,500 incentive for key workers

Urban Union has launched a new scheme to help key workers buy a brand new home as a thank you for their help and dedication during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Published 10 July 2020

Perthshire homes approved despite technical difficulties

An 187-home development in Stanley has been approved by Perth & Kinross Council in a process which saw a councillor unable to cast his vote after his computer crashed.

Published 6 July 2020

Kinross development plans rejected over Loch Leven sewage concerns

Perth & Kinross Council has rejected an application to expand a housing development in Kinross amid concerns that sewage water would spill into Loch Leven.

Published 3 July 2020

Rock Trust launches Perth project for young people affected by homelessness

Despite the restrictions and difficulties presented by lockdown, the new Perth team at Rock Trust launched a project commissioned by Perth & Kinross Council to help young people affected by homelessness in the city.

Published 22 June 2020

Perth & Kinross Council appeal for foodbank donations

Foodbanks across the Perth and Kinross region are appealing for donations as demand for their service is rising.

Published 1 May 2020

More than 200 new homes approved for Crieff

Councillors have given the green light for more than 200 new homes in Crieff as Perth & Kinross Council held its first-ever digital committee meeting yesterday.

Published 30 April 2020

200-home Stanley planning decision deferred due to road safety issues

Councillors have voted to delay a decision into plans for a major housing development in Stanley so the proposal can be determined alongside another application.

Published 13 March 2020