Perth & Kinross Council’s Housing Strategy Team have launched their consultation for the Local Housing Strategy and wish to gather as many opinions as possible from partners and stakeholders as to the housing issues which require to be considered for an effective housing strategy over the next 5 years and are contacting you to ask you to take part.
Housing is key to many health and social outcomes and the Local Housing Strategy feeds directly into the Housing Investment Programme to deliver the right housing in the right places. As many opinions as possible are welcomed.
You can link to the consultation here https://bit.ly/3lKp5zL
Community Transport Funding 2021/2022
Please find attached details of a new Health and Social Care Partnership Community Transport Fund 2021/2022 which is now open for bids.
Full details and the application form are attached but they can also be found on the PKC website: Community Transport Fund 2021/2022 – Perth & Kinross Council (pkc.gov.uk)
Please note application closes at 4.00pm on Friday, 11 February 2022.
My Place Awards -WHAT ARE THE MY PLACE AWARDS?
The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards celebrate community-led built environment projects.
The My Place Awards are a great opportunity to showcase a project’s success to the community, stakeholders and funders by receiving much-deserved exposure and media attention. Shortlisted entries will feature in a public exhibition and receive PR support from the Scottish Civic Trust.
Eligible projects include new buildings, historic buildings or monuments that have been reused or refurbished, designed public realm schemes such as street-works or parks, and designed landscapes such as gardens or public green spaces. Projects must also have been completed between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2021.
HOW TO ENTER?
Community groups responsible for a built environment project can enter by filling out the My Place Awards entry form. The deadline for entries is 6 February 2022.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Email Erin Burke, Scottish Civic Trust Communications and Events Officer: Erin.Burke@scottishcivictrust.
Bridge of Earn Transport Appraisal
Consultation open: Options appraisal for Bridge of Earn to Newburgh active travel route Phase 2 through Abernethy – Click the link below
West Kinfauns, Perth
Bridge of Earn to Newburgh Active Travel Route Update
Perth and Kinross Council (40mph Speed Limit) Plans
Earn Community Council – The Way Forward
IT Support for Disabled and Older People At Home
Would you or a family member like some help in using technology to reduce social isolation ?
Here in the Almond Earn Ward we have been discussing social isolation within our communities. We have become aware of AbilityNet which supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment and older people to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. They do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world. https://abilitynet.org.uk/
Chris Grant from AbilityNet has kindly offered to run some sessions covering devices and how to use technology to reduce social isolation contact; email@example.com