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21 Days of Nature Challenge

14th June, 2022

Get involved with the 21 days of Nature Challenge throughout August. Over the course of 3 weeks there will be plenty of fun activities to get involved in, helping you to connect with nature. Sign ups open now!

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Volunteer Development Fund

14th June, 2022

£2000 per year available via the Volunteer Development Fund!

Open to volunteers within organisations who carrying out voluntary activity in the Perth and Kinross area.

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Young Leaders Development Programme

9th June, 2022

2050 Climate Group are excited to announce that applications for this year’s
Young Leaders Development Programme are now open!

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 19th June!

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Paths for All - Together for Our Planet Project

9th June, 2022

The Together For Our Planet funding programme from the National Lottery will see Paths for All’s Dementia Friendly Walking team support care home staff and residents across Perth and Kinross respond to the climate emergency by becoming more sustainable.

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Community Paths Grants Fund Now Open!

9th June, 2022

Paths for All’s Community Paths Grants Fund is now open for applications. Scottish community groups and charitable organisations can apply for up to £1500 to maintain, upgrade, create and promote community path networks.

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Managed for Wildlife Trials Volunteering Opportunity

8th June, 2022

Do you want to play a part in monitoring biodiversity? Perth & Kinross Council are currently naturalising 42 trial site areas in selected parks and greenspaces and are looking for volunteers to help monitor these areas to identify if they have demonstrated enhanced biodiversity in comparison to the nearby mowed areas.

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Investing In Communities Fund

7th June, 2022

Fund for community organisations which they can bid into for revenue support for 3 years.

The Investing In Communities Fund supports Climate Change Activities.

Application deadline 28th June

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Breadalbane Academy Climate Cafe

1st June, 2022

Learn more about the Breadalbane Academy Climate Cafe, where one of the students has created a blog to showcase some of the brilliant work carried out by the school.

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Call for Perth and Kinross S1-S5 students to help plan our youth climate conference

26th May, 2022

Perth and Kinross Council are looking to host a youth climate conference to coincide with COP27. We are currently looking for a group of around 10 secondary school students from S1-S5 who are interested in climate action to inspire our youth conference agenda. This will take the form of two online meetings. Deadline to apply Friday 17th June.

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Riverside Primary School - A Passivhaus Design

25th May, 2022

First Passivhaus school to be completed in Scotland and first Passivhaus primary school

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Do you know how much your organisation spends on grey fleet expenses?

23rd May, 2022

Drive down your fuel costs with a free fleet review from Energy Saving Trust

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Business Energy Scotland

23rd May, 2022

The Business Energy Scotland website has launched! Visit now to find out how you business can become more green.

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A little Help on how to Save Energy

20th May, 2022

A blog by the Lead Energy Officer at Perth and Kinross Council.

Find out how to save energy and bills, whilst helping the environment.

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Warm Connections - A Local Story

20th May, 2022

A story by a local couple who have formed a successful home energy advice project in the Aberfeldy

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Co-op Local Community Fund

16th May, 2022

Apply for between £1,000 and £3,000!

Co-op Local Community Fund will support biodiversity projects.

Application deadline 29th May

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Free Support for Scottish Workplaces to Encourage Sustainable Travel

16th May, 2022

Free Consultancy Time in 2022!

Now available, a package of tailored support for Scottish workplaces.

This package of support is open to workplaces across Scotland and is designed to provide practical measures to organisations who want to take action to encourage their employees to look at more active and sustainable travel options and work towards net-zero targets.

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Have your say about community engagement by completing this questionnaire

17th March, 2022

Let’s Tackle Climate Change Together!

Perth and Kinross Council's Climate Change Team are asking all community groups to complete this questionnaire and tell us about how you would like to engage with the council and other community groups undertaking climate action.

Deadline 10th June
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Earth Day 22 April 2022

17th March, 2022

Take Action this Earth Day by joining other Perth and Kinross citizens who are collectively tackling climate change. Join one of the many group litter picks or pollinator stepping stone projects which are being organised.

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Apply to be a member of the Perth and Kinross Climate Commission

17th March, 2022

Do you want to play your part in tackling climate change? Applications are now open for the Perth and Kinross Climate Change Commission. It will bring together people and organisations from the public, private and civic sectors to help drive, guide, support and monitor climate action in Perth and Kinross. Deadline 24th April.

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New Tree Planting Guidance for Schools

7th March, 2022

Perth & Kinross Council have recently created new guidance for tree planting in schools. This guidance highlights key information and considerations for tree planting in school grounds.

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Tay Cities Park & Choose Strategy

2nd March, 2022

The Tayside and Central Scotland Transport Partnership (Tactran) want to hear your views on the transport user problems, opportunity themes and multi-modal transport options being considered as part of the Tay Cities Park & Choose Strategy study.

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Managed for Wildlife Trials Consultation

7th February, 2022

On the 7th February 2022, Perth & Kinross Council's Community Greenspace Team launched the ‘Managed for Wildlife Trials’ public consultation. The consultation is now on the consultation hub which includes a short survey with a interactive map showing all the sites and areas of interest.

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Nature Calls - Bin The Wipes

7th February, 2022

Scotland is being urged to bin all wipes – and ban wipes containing plastic - in a major new campaign to help protect the environment.

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PERTH & KINROSS COUNCIL FURNITURE RE-USE STRATEGY

29th January, 2022

The initiative that Perth & Kinross Council runs aims to divert surplus office/school furniture away from landfill by recycling where possible or offering to other agencies to re-use, recycle, salvage, or upcycle.

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The Perth Nature & Biodiversity Conference

24th January, 2022

In December 2019, the Perth City Leadership Forum (PCLP) held a conference to discover how Perth might become the most sustainable small city in Europe.

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Perth & Kinross Council Sign Climate Declaration

3rd January, 2022

In December 2021, Perth & Kinross Council became an official signatory to both the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration, and the Edinburgh Declaration on post-2020 global biodiversity framework.

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COP26 Pop-up Shop

12th November, 2021

Perth & Kinross Council’s COP26 pop-up shop was located at 76 High Street in Perth, and ran from November 2nd to November 12th.

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COP26 Student Art Competition

12th November, 2021

Perth & Kinross Council launched a drawing and sculpture competition for all students who live or study in the Perth and Kinross area in August-September 2021.

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Zero Carbon Bus Tour Event – Outcomes

29th October, 2021

In October 2021, Perth was one of the flagship stops of the Zero Carbon Bus Tour.

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Kinross Car Share Scheme Launches

28th July, 2021

Kinross Move Greener Organisation (KMGO) successfully launched during Summer 2021 and has been well received and used by both residents and visitors to the area.