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Public Urged to Have Their Say on Cairngorms Active Travel Survey

As part of Heritage Horizons: Cairngorms 2030 an ambitious programme of projects are underway to bring about transformational changes to the Cairngorms, benefiting people’s health and wellbeing, delivering on climate change and enhancing nature across the National Park. One of the projects is looking at Active travel which consists of a survey which is aiming …

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6m people set to receive £150 disability cost-of-living payment from Tuesday

Anti-Poverty Taskforce Launched in Perth and Kinross to Help Tackle Rising Cost of Living

A new Anti-Poverty Taskforce has been launched in Perth and Kinross to help tackle poverty in the area, with an additional £470,000 of funding now available to help those in need. With the rising energy, fuel and food costs a lot of people are beginning to feel the pinch as the cost-of-living rises. Perth & …

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Get Squirrel Spotting Next Week for the Great Scottish Squirrel Survey

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels is calling on those living in Highland Perthshire to take part in the nationwide Great Squirrel Survey, between the 10th and 16th of October. The survey coincides with Red Squirrel Awareness Week and the public are asked to get out and squirrel spotting to help keep a track of squirrel movements …

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Royal Mail loses £1m a day as staff disputes stall turnaround plans

Royal Mail Strikes to Impact Service Before Christmas

Strike action from members of the Communication Workers Union over the next few months will cause serious disruption to Royal Mail services as we approach Christmas. The action is across all Royal Mail services including delivery, distribution, and processing. On their website Royal Mail say “We’re sorry this strike action is likely to cause you …

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Business Grants Available in Perth and Kinross to Invest in Green Technology

All small to medium sized business, social enterprises or co-operatives in Highland Perthshire could be among those in Perth and Kinross to benefit from grants from the council of up to £25,000 to invest in green technology and develop new ways of working. The Green Recovery Capital Development Grant has been created to help firms …

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Kinloch Rannoch Community Fire Station to Hold Open Day This Month

An open day will be held at the Kinloch Rannoch Community Fire Station on Saturday 16th of October from 11am until 2pm. The fife day will feature a range of activities with all proceeds from the day going to The Firefighters Charity and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Family Support Trust. The event will …

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Average UK house price is £32,000 higher than a year ago

New Legislation For Short-Term Let Hosts and Operators Comes into Effect

Hosts and operators of short-term lets in Perth and Kinross will now have to apply for a licence as the new legislation came into effect on Saturday 1st of October 2022. The legislation was approved by the Scottish Government earlier this year in an attempt to improve how short-term lets in Scotland are regulated, with …

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Heartstart Discovery to Run Emergency Life Support Session In Perth This Month

Heartstart Discovery will continue its programme of emergency life support sessions for members of the public across Tayside this month with a further five sessions including one in Perth. The free of charge, two-hour long session will be held in Perth on the 22nd of October from 10am until 12pm, and teaches the skills need …

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Warning of ‘shattering impact’ of cost-of-living crisis on poorest families

Scottish Government Launch Website Providing Support During Cost Of Living Crisis

The Scottish Government have launched a website that offers advice and financial support to people in Scotland struggling with the cost-of-living crisis. The website includes information on help available for households that are struggling to meet the rising energy costs, rising housing costs and other necessary costs. The website also provides details on accessing Scottish …

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