Blairgowrie & Rattray Community Council

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HEEPS: EQUITY LOAN PILOT

The HEEPS: Equity Loan is a Scottish Government loan to help you to improve the energy efficiency of your home and make certain repairs to the fabric of the building.

To see if you qualify or to find out more click this link HEEPS Equity loan digital leaflet, or for more detailed information here’s a link that gets down to the nitty gritty HEEPS Equity Loan Information Pack.

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Shaping Our Town – Blairgowrie and Rattray Charrette

Give your views on the future of the town.

Its a very exciting time for people, organisations and businesses in the town as they have a rare opportunity to have their say on how the town should develop in the future to maximize its potential and be an even better place to live, work and enjoy leisure time. Continue reading


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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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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