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11 Jul

Developing the Young Workforce Update

Posted on: 11th Jul 2017

Developing the Young Workforce Perth and Kinross had now recruited its two Employer Engagement Advisors, Donna Kudarenko and John Robertson. Steve Stewart, Communications Director at Stagecoach and Chairman of the DYW P&K board said: “We are delighted to now have our full team in place to drive our local strategy forward and work on developing sustainable links between employers, local[…]

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11 Jul

The Tay River Heat Pump Project

Posted on: 11th Jul 2017

After further analysis of the Tay River Heat Pump project earlier this year it became apparent that the project in its entirety (taking heat out of the Tay and piping hot water through North Muirton Housing Estate) would not be viable under current economic conditions.  However, the investigative work did throw up further options which have been researched.  One option is the Scottish Water[…]

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03 Jul

Building a best selling food and drink business

Posted on: 03rd Jul 2017

Perth & Kinross Council has teamed-up with the Scottish government’s ‘Connect Local’ project and Council colleagues from Angus and Fife to run a series of workshops targeted specifically at the challenges faced by local entrepreneurs looking to build their own business in the food and drink sector.  A total of four workshops will be held – all at the Apex Hotel in Dundee.  The[…]

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06 Jul

Perth and Kinross Council: Perth2021 welcomes parliamentary debate on City of Culture bid

Posted on: 06th Jul 2017

  Perth & Kinross Council Leader, Councillor Ian Campbell, welcomed the news that Perth's UK City of Culture bid is to be debated at Westminster, on behalf of the Perth2021 bid team. He said: “I’m delighted that Perth’s City of Culture bid will be debated at Westminster. Perth’s bid is pioneering: it represents the challenges faced by the 30 million people living in the UK’s[…]

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13 Jun

Preparations begin for new boating season on the River Tay

Posted on: 13th Jun 2017

New visitor attractions on the River Tay are expected to entice more tourists and locals into the City of Perth this summer to enjoy a programme of organised boat trips to view the Fair City from a different perspective. The Boating on the Tay scheme kicks off with a fun-packed launch day on Sunday 25 June 2017 which will see a beach and associated activities set up in the city centre, and a[…]

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