Blairgowrie & Rattray Community Council


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2 Public Consultation Events Scheduled for the Local Development Plan

PKC are conducting a public consultation on the Main Issue Report that will form part of the next Local Development Plan for the area.

The Council is asking for residents and businesses to share their views on how the future of your area will be shaped in terms of housing, provision of business land, the natural and built environment, transport issues and green energy issues.

The Main Issues Report show future development options and potential land use in Perth and Kinross. The publication of this report and the associated consultation provides the opportunity for everyone to voice their opinion and ensure they are involved in shaping the final content of the next Local Development Plan.

There are 2 public events scheduled:

  • Saturday 23rd January at Blairgowrie Town Hall from 11.00 until 3.00pm
  • Thursday 25th February at Blairgowrie Community Campus from 4.00pm until 8.00pm

Consultation is open from 23rd December 2015 until 16th March 2016. All information is available at Main Issues Report – Perth & Kinross Council


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Consultation on revision to Developer Contributions and Affordable Housing Supplementary Guidance

On the 16th December 2015 the Council approved for consultation revised Supplementary Guidance for Developer Contributions and Affordable Housing. This Guidance combines the existing adopted Supplementary Guidance in relation to Developer Contributions, Transport Infrastructure and Affordable Housing into a single document. This document will be available for consultation for a period of 8 weeks from 23 December 2015 until 19 February 2016.

This seeks to combine the existing guidance in relation to Developer Contributions, Transport Infrastructure and Affordable Housing into a single document.

Full information can be found at  www.pkc.gov.uk/developercontributions


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Time to get ready for winter

Scots are being encouraged to take time now to prepare for winter rather than wait until severe weather strikes.

If there is anything recent winters have shown us it is that Scottish weather is unpredictable. In the last five years, most parts of Scotland have been affected by severe weather ranging from snow and freezing temperatures to high winds and flooding, and we also saw the terrible impact of flooding in Alyth last July. While extreme weather can happen at any time of year, winter remains the time of greatest risk.

The unpredictability of weather patterns means we cannot simply hope that we will miss the worst of it. While we can’t stop the weather causing disruption, we can be well prepared to cope with it. By taking some time now, we can make sure we are ready in our homes, workplaces, communities and when we travel this winter.

For more information, see www.readyscotland.org

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