Proposals by bottled water producer Highland Spring to build new Perthshire headquarters have been rejected over plans to demolish a landmark hotel. The company had been planning to bring down the Blackford Hotel and convert the surrounding buildings for offices and facilities.
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Perth and Kinross Council has approved plans for a major expansion of the region’s biggest town. Stewart Milne Homes North’s plan for 117 homes across 14 acres of land off Maple Place in Blairgowrie was backed by the council’s planning and development committee.
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. The company is delivering two, three and four-bedroom homes at Springfield Kinross. Each home will be fitted with 7kw electric
Directors Drew Hay (centre left) and Malcolm Sweeney (centre right) join Balhousie Glazing employees 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.
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. The contract has been awarded through the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure fra
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. Consultants Ekos prepared the 40-page report in anticipation of the forthcoming £1.84 billio
Homes previously delivered by A&J Stephen Housing plans which will more than double the size of a Perthshire village have won support from councillors.
A plumber has been fined £3000 for causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble. Craig Hall left a gas pipe liable to come loose in Robin and Marion Cunningham’s home in Callander, Perthshire, by crucially failing to solder a vital 90
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. Councillors were poised to approve the Oudenarde development last week at a meeting of Perth and Kinross Council’s planning and develop
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. The Courier has reported that Perth and Kinross Council is planning an overhaul of St Catherine’s Square to ensure it fits in with the Mill Quart
A plumber has been found guilty of causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble. Craig Hall left a gas pipe liable to come loose in Robin and Marion Cunningham’s home in Callander, Perthshire, by crucially failing to solder a vital 90
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. Due to open in August 2019, Bertha Park High School will be the first addit
David Taylor Engineering services group IKM Consulting has secured a contract to help deliver a £5 million public sector project to transform Perth city centre.
The designers for the revamped Perth City Hall and Perth Museum and Art Gallery have been unveiled following a competitive process. Metaphor has been appointed as the “interpretation and exhibition designers” for the city centre venues and will work with Mecanoo and Hoskins Architects, t
Nick Robinson and Stephen Hampshire of Expresso Property Expresso Property Limited has announced a major investment in mixed development property schemes which will transform three significant sites in Glasgow and Perth, and is actively seeking further development opportunities.