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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Perth and Kinross Council signs £50 million deal to turn waste into energy

Perth & Kinross Council has awarded a significant 10-year contract worth £50 million to treat residual waste and turn it into energy.

Work on the new £36 million Blairgowrie Recreation Centre is underway

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.

Plans to upgrade electric vehicle charging network

A £1.465 million plan to supercharge electric vehicle charging in Perth and Kinross will be presented to councillors next week.

Business Leaders: Take 5 Praveen and Swarna Kumar, Swarna Spice Ltd

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.

The 6th Scottish Hospitality Awards 2023 Celebrate Excellence in the Hospitality Industry

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!

How Funding Unlocked our Community Spirit

The Lass O’Gowrie café and bakery was opened in May 2022 by independent operators, Alison and Robert Abercrombie – best known as Ali and Bob.

Scottish Minister for Energy Launches Tay Cities Region Clean Growth Platform

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.

Investment in Infrastructure Awards Event Tourism

A £2.4m investment in Perth city centre has enhanced the city’s event offering and secured a prestigious national award.

Charlie Fraser: What Perth Means to Me

Charlie Fraser of Aberdein Considine talks on why Perth is the ideal city for acheiving a work-life balance.

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