Perth & Kinross Council

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Hundreds of homes will benefit from external and internal insulation work over the next year thanks to almost £2 million of funding secured by Perth & Kinross Council. The £1,938,834 from the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland - Area Based Sche

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An innovative housing and employability scheme for young people has delivered brand new social housing for affordable rent in Perth city centre. Perth and Kinross Council and youth homelessness charity Rock Trust this week unveiled four newly refurbished one-bed flats for young people under EveryYou

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Local community-led projects aimed at revitalising homes and improving rural transport links will be taken forward by Perth and Kinross Council and partners, following a winning bid for Innovate UK Pathfinder Places funding. The £150,000 funding provided follows a successful Phase 1 Pathfinder

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Perth and Kinross Council’s scheme to buy back former council homes for affordable housing has resulted in the purchase of 49 new properties in the last year, against a target of 30. The new properties bought in 2023/24 are a valuable addition to the council’s social housing stock, provi

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Free buses, business boosts and cost of living support topped the agenda when Perth and Kinross Council agreed a three-year budget yesterday. Despite a challenging financial situation, councillors were able to agree a balanced budget for each of the next three years which protected vital services an

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Perth and Kinross Council has published detailed options for its budget, including a range of service reductions put forward by council officers. These proposals will be considered by councillors when they meet next week (28 February 2024) to consider these options and agree a balanced budget for th

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Residents across Perth and Kinross are being given the chance to say which projects tackling the Cost of Living crisis and climate emergency should receive financial support. Perth and Kinross Council's Green Living Fund sought applications from groups seeking to win a share of £225,000 fundin

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The replacement of 20 chalets on a permanent Gypsy Traveller site near Perth has taken a step forward following the appointment of a contractor to carry out the work. Following a tender process, Perthshire-based construction company Hadden Group will take the project through to completion.

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A 6% increase in council housing rents throughout Perth & Kinross has been recommended for 2024/25 after a record number of council tenants had their say in a consultation. with tenants which gathered almost 3,000 responses, a 6% rent increase is being recommended in line with their vi

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A new report has highlighted the ongoing range of work being done to tackle child poverty in Perth and Kinross. The 5th Local Child Poverty Action Report (LCPAR) by Perth & Kinross Council and NHS Tayside says that child poverty rates in Perth and Kinross have remained stable between 2017 and 20

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Perth & Kinross Council will continue to increase the scale and pace of delivery of affordable housing over the next five years, under a new plan to be considered by councillors. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for 2024/25 – 2028/29 sets out the investment priorities of the co

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A plan to build 40 new houses for affordable rent on the site of a former Perth care home is to be discussed by councillors next week. Members of the Housing and Social Wellbeing Committee will hear that a review of the site at Beechgrove House has found that using the land for affordable housing is

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A new £4 million development of 24 council homes for affordable social rent has been completed in Methven. The development at Murrie Court and Roy Close is a mix of semi-detached, terraced homes and flats, providing high-quality accommodation for a wide range of tenants.

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