Category: News & Features

Keep up to date with current investment opportunities, news from Perth’s business community and browse interviews with your fellow industry peers based here in Perth and the wider region. You can also flick through previous editions of the Invest In Perth magazine, or order hard copies from the team.

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Council approves £8.7 million investment in Pitlochry High School

Plans to invest in Pitlochry High School to create a new community campus and create more affordable housing in the town have been given the green light by councillors in Perth and Kinross

£5,000 broadband vouchers for eligible SME’s

If your download speed is less than 30 Megabits per second and your business does not have a private broadband solution such as a dedicated ethernet line, you could be eligible for government support.

Cross Tay Link Road Update | May 31st 2024

Work continues to progress on the Cross Tay Link Road project; the following update was issued at May 31st 2024.

Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Trial Underway in Perth City

Perth and Kinross Council has begun a trial using Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel in six of our refuse vehicles serving Perth city.

Over £3 million of funding secured to help tackle fuel poverty in Perth and Kinross

Qualifying households in Perth and Kinross have saved an average of £2,100 on their bills over the last 12 months thanks to an energy efficiency scheme.

Paprec Energies Binn begins work on £100m Energy-from-Waste facility in Perthshire

Binn Group, Scotland’s largest independent waste management company based in Perthshire, has joined forces with Paprec, the French-based leader in recycling and green energies, to begin work on a new Energy from Waste (EfW) facility.

Perth and Kinross Council secures £150K national Pathfinder Places funding

Local community-led projects aimed at revitalising homes and improving rural transport links will be taken forward following a winning bid for Innovate UK Pathfinder Places funding.

Perth social housing project recognised at UK awards ceremony

A project that transformed a former pub site in Perth into social housing has been recognised at a UK awards ceremony.

Consultation Draft Mobility Strategy

At the next meeting of the Climate Change and Sustainability Committee, Elected Members will be asked to approve the Consultation Draft Mobility Strategy and associated Draft Action Plan.

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