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The latest 11 participants on the Famous Grouse Ideas Centre Creative Accelerator Programme took part in their Showcase event in December 2018, where they gave presentations on their businesses, the stories behind them and their plans for development. The 11 “founders” – who took part in the intensive 12-week Accelerator course – are all from

As part of the Tay Cities Deal, the Scottish and UK governments will invest up to £62m in the work of the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie. This investment will go towards the Institute’s International Barley Hub and the Advanced Plant Growth Centre. The International Barley Hub is an ambitious development to create a world-leading

Nicola Sturgeon has announced additional funding for a new bridge over the River Tay and road improvement works as part of the Tay Cities Deal.

The Cross Tay Link Road project, which will see the A9 linked with the A93 and A94 north of Scone, will receive £40 million in investment in an aim to reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality, as well as to open up sites for housing and economic development.

Bus operator Stagecoach is backing independent businesses in Perth by signing up to the local Mi Rewards loyalty scheme, giving passengers the chance to benefit from shopping local and travelling by bus. Mi Rewards, the UK’s first card-linked loyalty programme launched in Perth in September 2018 by Miconex – a company founded and based in

ACS Aviation have claimed a prestigious award for attracting overseas business to Perthshire, Scotland.

A £20 million plan to transform Perth City Hall has been approved, triggering a jobs boom. Council bosses have secured planning consent to convert the historic venue into the Fair City’s equivalent of the V&A, expected to attract more than 160,00 visitors each year. And a study has revealed the ambitious project could create work

Perth & Kinross Council has welcomed an additional £50 million funding from Scottish Government announced today for the Tay Cities Region. The funding includes £40m towards the Cross Tay Link Road (CTLR), which is integral to the future growth and development of Perth and the surrounding area. People moving to the new Bertha Park development

PARTNERS in the £700 million Tay Cities Region Deal have gathered in Perth to sign up to deliver the Heads of Terms for the agreement.

Ambitious plans to make Perth one of Europe’s great small cities will take a major step forward this week with the launch for the first time of a single consistent place story for the region.

Perth construction firm Morris & Spottiswood has been selected by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to take on a programme of works after being appointed to its Estate Contractor Framework.

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TAY CITIES DEAL HEADS OF TERMS SIGNED

Partners in the £700 million Tay Cities Region Deal have gathered in Perth to sign up to deliver the Heads of Terms for the agreement. Representatives…

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New place story for Perth highlights city's renewed ambition

Ambitious plans to make Perth one of Europe's great small cities will take a major step forward this week with the launch for the first…

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Next milestone in transformation of St Paul's Church

A 60 week programme of work to transform the B-listed former St Paul's Church on Perth's Old High Street will get underway on 15 October…

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