Perth & Kinross Council

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Perth & Kinross Council (PKC) has invested in the expansion of free home energy advice services to help the thousands of households worried about the rising energy bills and the cost-of-living crisis or wanting to take action to address climate change. To help residents through the Cost of Livin

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Kingdom Housing Association has acquired eight highly energy-efficient homes for mid-market rent in Blairgowrie from Scotia Homes. The new 2 and 3-bedroom homes are Kingdom’s first mid-market rent properties in the Blairgowrie area and will be let and managed by Kingdom Initiatives.

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A permanent Gypsy/Traveller site is to be totally transformed thanks to £4 million of funding secured by Perth & Kinross Council. All of the 20 chalets at Double Dykes, Ruthvenfield, will be replaced with brand-new energy-efficient accommodation for residents. Major additional improvement

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Public engagement on the third Local Development Plan (LDP) for Perth and Kinross will begin in early 2023, providing an opportunity for residents of all ages to have their say and inform the content of the Plan. Councillors at the Environment, Infrastructure and Economic Development Committee meeti

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Efforts to combat the cost-of-living crisis were stepped up on Friday when the Perth and Kinross Anti-Poverty Taskforce met for the first time. The meeting was followed by Perth City Leadership Forum’s Big Lunch, which saw businesses and other organisations come together to discuss the issues

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Perth & Kinross Council is seeking to boost its full fibre broadband network, with expressions of interest being invited from the market to extend the benefits of gigabit capable connectivity to nearly 10,000 residential and business premises across the city. Partnering with Neos Networks last y

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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 2023/24 – 2027/28 sets out the investment priorities of the co

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Councillors will be asked to approve plans to create a Perth and Kinross Anti-Poverty Taskforce and new cost-of-living strategy to tackle poverty when they meet next week. They will also be asked to approve an additional £470,000 of funding to support those most in need over the winter period.

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Councillors will be asked to decide on future management arrangements for 18 new flats for affordable social rent on the site of the former Fairfield Community Centre in Perth. A meeting of the Housing and Social Wellbeing Committee will be given an update on the development, which is due to be

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Four blocks of modern energy-efficient apartments have been completed at Perth’s Goodlyburn Terrace, with the 39 properties boosting the Fair City’s provision of affordable housing. The £4.3 million development, which is managed by Hillcrest Homes, consists of one and two-bedroom a

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