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Perth and Kinross has been recognised as one of 119 cities and local authorities across the globe that are taking bold leadership on environmental action and transparency, despite the pressures of a challenging economic situation.
Perth & Kinross Council invites local businesses to share in the future opportunities of the £27 million investment in the Perth Museum.
The Tay Cities Digital Skills project has announced free digital skills courses for people living and working in the Tay Cities region.
Now in its 21st year, The Enchanted Forest in Perthshire has won numerous awards including Best Cultural Event at the VisitScotland Regional Awards in 2018, Best Outdoor Festival at the Scottish Outdoor & Leisure Awards 2017, Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards 2016.
Perth & Kinross Council has become the first place in the world to use spiral-flow battery technology to reduce its carbon footprint.
Perth and Kinross residents are being urged to be part of the Big Place conversation before 31 August and complete the big place consultation survey.
The new realigned A9 was successfully opened on the 3rd August, three weeks ahead of the original programme.
Community groups in Perth and Kinross are being urged to apply for funding to help support vital work in their communities.
Perthshire Delicatessen & Farmshop Thyme Deli has been named ‘Sustainable Retail Outlet of the Year’ by the Rarebreed Survival Trust Scotland.
Perth & Kinross Council has awarded a significant 10-year contract worth £50 million to treat residual waste and turn it into energy.
The new centre will replace the current building, which is 41-years-old and will give residents in East Perthshire access to state-of-the-art facilities.
A £1.465 million plan to supercharge electric vehicle charging in Perth and Kinross will be presented to councillors next week.
From their base in Perth Food and Drink Park, Praveen and Swarna Kumar have created a fantastic product that is enjoyed across the length and breadth of the UK.
Great recognition for the hospitality industry in Perth & Kinross as seven categories are won by Perth & Kinross based businesses at the Scottish Hospitality Awards 2023!
Gillian Martin MSP, Minister for Energy, launched a new online platform to accelerate clean growth across Tayside’s economy at the University of St Andrews.
The Perth Eco Innovation Park at Perth West, an exemplar development that promises to rethink the way we live, work and move around cities.
The James Hutton Institute and McLaughlin & Harvey have signed construction contracts worth £28.7m for ongoing construction at the James Hutton Institute.
Despite the challenging current climate for new companies, the number of women starting businesses in the UK is at an all-time high.
Opportunities are now open to invest in the Perth Eco Innovation Park at Perth West, an exemplar development that promises to rethink the way we live, work and move around cities.
Jack and Connall Low, owners of Wasted Degrees Brewing, discuss the expansion of their brewing business from humble beginnings.
Businesses in Perth and Kinross are being asked to take part in a new survey to gauge their progress towards Net Zero.
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.
Clyde Munro partners with dental industry global leader to create pioneering facility for the people of Perth by transforming a B-listed bank.
Perth and Kinross Council has
approved a £90M investment in a new leisure venue as part of the wider regeneration strategy for Perth and Kinross.
Perth West is a unique proposition to integrate low carbon innovation within a single urban development for the transition to net zero.
Businesses could benefit from Perth & Kinross Council grants worth up to £25,000 funding to invest in green technology and develop new ways of working.
Perth & Kinross Council has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch the £150,000 Crowdfund Perth and Kinross Business Fund.
An ambitious strategy for Perth and Kinross to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2045 has been unanimously agreed by Councillors on Wednesday 15th December.
A planning application for a new £33.8 million leisure-led development at West Kinfauns, Perthshire has been submitted to Perth and Kinross Council.
Perth & Kinross Council have appointed BAM Nuttall Limited to deliver stage one of the Cross Tay Link Road Project.
The £62M development of a state-of-the-art International Barley Hub and Advanced Plant Growth Centre at James Hutton Institute is now at underway.
One of Perth’s longest-standing independent businesses, Salmoni’s Optician, has marked their 50th anniversary with the completion of an ambitious £1.4 million city centre investment.
Heritage and history are what brought 24-year-old entrepreneur Helen Stewart back to work in Highland Perthshire, now the home of Badvo Gin.
After opening its doors to pupils for the first time in August 2019, Bertha Park High School has become a hallmark for state-of-the-art teaching facilities.
The first tenants of the Gannochy Trust’s £10 million ‘affordable housing to rent’ development have took up residency in their new homes.
ABP Food Group has invested over £10 million in its only Scottish site located in Perth since they took ownership in 1998.
Stagecoach has announced plans to create 80 jobs at a new customer contact centre from its Head Office base in Perth, Scotland.
Perth based Miconex is set for major expansion across Scotland as part of a government backed Scotland Loves Local Gift Card.
Work is underway on the £26.5 million regeneration of Perth City Hall, turning it into cultural and heritage attraction scheduled to open oi Spring 2024.
Perth & Kinross Council is preparing a Development Brief for the site of Perth’s Thimblerow car park to guide future planning applications.
The Micro Enterprise Fund has been designed to support businesses that employ fewer than 10 people, whether they are just starting out or looking to grow.
Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust (PKHT) launches new Community Heritage Grant Fund and are inviting applications from local groups.
More than two centuries after it was built, a Perth city centre church is about to get a new lease of life as a unique outdoor performance space.
The Cateran Ecomuseum is a museum without walls, and one of a growing number of ecomuseums worldwide, all its sites are outside.
Perth Creative Exchange was named Regeneration Project of the Year at the Scottish Property Awards 2021 on Thursday 25 March.
The James Hutton Institute’s two flagship innovation projects, have been officially approved by the Tay Cities Deal joint committee.
Perth based company Morris Leslie have revealed proposals for a £33.8 million leisure based development in West Kinfauns.
The latest summary of Business Gateway services delivery (including digital boost) for Tayside for April – November 2020.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation it is with regret that the delivery organisations of the Tay Cities Regional Tourism Conference.
Perth Creative Exchange, a £4.5 million creative hub which will help boost the local Perthshire arts economy, was officially opened at a launch ceremony on Wednesday February 26, by the
A 60 week programme of work to transform the B-listed former St Paul’s Church on Perth’s Old High Street is set for completion in August 2020.
Perth-based The Bathroom Company celebrates an impressive 25 years in business this year. The company forms part of The Haddow Group.
Project Beacon will combine mechanical and chemical recycling in the world’s first Advanced Plastic Recycling Facility.
Food and drink, adventure activities and creative and design experiences could all help grow tourism in the East of Scotland in the next five years, that’s what attendees at a
Award-winning Perthshire distillery Persie is celebrating the imminent launch of its third Dog Gin – the zesty Dachshund Gin. In April 2019 it will join the “Labrador” and the “Spaniel”
Fraktul, a Perth-based marketing business which provides award-winning support to a range of organisations, celebrates its 10 th anniversary this year. The company, which Managing Director Stephen Gorton started with
Perth Racecourse is one of only six of 60 UK racecourses to achieve five-star status according to a survey of horse racing staff who use venue facilities, published this week.
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
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
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
ACS Aviation have claimed a prestigious award for attracting overseas business to Perthshire, Scotland.
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.
Tourism is the “heartbeat” of the Perth and Kinross economy, according to the country’s national agency for attracting visitors.
“You know it’s right when people are taking photographs of the food before they take a taste.”
That’s the advice of Andrew D. Scott, business consultant and serial hospitality entrepreneur, who draws on more than 15 years’ experience running his own food & drink businesses.
Tayside’s economy would receive a £500 million boost from an eco-innovation business park in Perth, developers claim.
At Expo Real 2018, the Scottish Cities Alliance, a unique collaboration of Scotland’s seven cities and the Scottish Government, will launch its largest investment portfolio yet, with billions of Euros worth of prime development opportunities.
The ‘Mi Rewards’ programme, the first of its kind in the UK, is to be piloted in the Scottish city of Perth to in order to reward shoppers for spending money locally. After a successful trial, it is hoped the scheme could be replicated across the rest of the UK.
Lying in the heart of Scotland, offering great transport links and beautiful rolling countryside on its doorstep, Perth West is an exciting, sustainable investment opportunity in a growing city, offering investors the chance to get in at an early stage.