Perth & Kinross

Perth residents get first look inside Scotland’s newest school

Scotland’s first new school in a generation opened its doors to the public for an access-all-areas tour as part of the annual Doors Open Days festival.

Published 9 October 2018

Hardies to project manage rescue of iconic domed roof at Bell’s Sports Centre

Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has been appointed to project manage the rescue of the iconic domed roof at the landmark Bell’s Sports Centre at Perth’s North Inch as part of an ambitious £600,000 project.

Published 24 September 2018

£32.5m Bertha Park School tops out in Perth

A topping out ceremony has been held for the under-construction school at Bertha Park, located on the northern outskirts of Perth.

Published 19 September 2018

Highland Spring refused permission to demolish landmark Perthshire hotel

Proposals by bottled water producer Highland Spring to build new Perthshire headquarters have been rejected over plans to demolish a landmark hotel.

Published 11 September 2018

Stewart Milne secures green light to deliver 117 new homes in Blairgowrie

Perth and Kinross Council has approved plans for a major expansion of the region’s biggest town.

Published 4 September 2018

Springfield Properties to build 59 new homes in Kinross

Private and affordable home housebuilder Springfield Properties is set to deliver 59 homes in Kinross after construction started on a new development in the Perthshire town.

Published 27 July 2018

Employees take ownership of Perth glazing firm

A Perth-based company specialising in the delivery of glazing projects has joined the growing number of employee-owned businesses in Scotland, with 12 staff becoming owners.

Published 19 July 2018

Balfour Beatty commences second phase of Perth Transport Futures Project

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £1.4 million contract by Perth and Kinross Council to deliver ground investigation works for phase two of the Perth Transport Futures Project, the Cross Tay Link Road.

Published 4 May 2018

Perth Airport owners weigh positive options for future

A new study jointly commissioned by the Morris Leslie Group and Perth & Kinross Council’s investment arm Invest in Perth has set out a range of positive alternative futures for Perth Airport.

Published 7 March 2018

Plans approved for for 650-home expansion of Perthshire village

Housing plans which will more than double the size of a Perthshire village have won support from councillors.

Published 16 February 2018

Plumber fined £3000 for causing gas explosion at Perthshire bungalow

A plumber has been fined £3000 for causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble.

Published 8 February 2018

159-home Perthshire development called-in by ministers

The Scottish Government will decide the fate of proposals for 159 new homes on the outskirts of Perth following concerns over the development’s transport links.

Published 23 January 2018

Perth commissions feasibility study into St Catherine’s Square flats revamp

An ageing housing block on the edge of Perth city centre is to be regenerated to complement plans for a nearby £30 million cinema and shopping complex.

Published 5 January 2018

Judge finds plumber guilty of causing gas explosion at Perthshire bungalow

A plumber has been found guilty of causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble.

Published 4 January 2018

Deputy First Minister marks start of work on new Bertha Park school

Deputy First Minister and cabinet secretary for education and skills, John Swinney MSP, performed a turf cutting ceremony yesterday to mark the official start of works to build a new secondary school at Bertha Park in Perth.

Published 1 December 2017